Waycross, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waycross, Georgia Info Snack

Population
13,638
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
29.8%
Median Home
$71,700
Median Income
$30,367
Median Rent
$658

Waycross SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

Waycross, GA Crime Report

887
Total Crimes
6,637.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
182.94%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waycross
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 887 6,637.7 2,407.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 129 965.4 400.1 387.8
Murder 3 22.5 8.8 6.5
Robbery 24 179.6 65.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 86 643.6 293.8 279.7
Property Crime 758 5,672.4 2,007.4 1,958.2
Burglary 144 1,077.6 290.7 314.2
Larceny 571 4,273.0 1,478.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 43 321.8 238.2 246.0

Waycross, GA Cost Of Living

81
Waycross's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waycross Georgia National Average
Overall 81 91 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 95 100
Health 102 99 100
Housing 43 87 100
Transportation 102 98 100
Utilities 97 91 100

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Rankings for Waycross in Georgia

Map Of Waycross, GA

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3

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4

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Population over time in Waycross

Year Population % Change
2020 13,638 -1.4%
2019 13,836 -1.2%
2018 14,009 -1.3%
2017 14,188 -0.5%
2016 14,258 -0.7%
2015 14,363 -0.9%
2014 14,489 -0.6%
2013 14,576 -1.0%
2012 14,716 -0.1%
2011 14,728 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waycross

White
39.6% (5,404)
African American
56.7% (7,729)
American Indian
0.0% (6)
Asian
0.2% (33)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
0.8% (108)
Hispanic
2.5% (341)
Race Waycross GA USA
White 39.6% 52.1% 60.1%
African American 56.7% 31.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 4.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.5% 9.6% 18.2%

Gender in Waycross

Female
56.5% (7,700)
Male
43.5% (5,938)
Gender Waycross GA USA
Female 56.5% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 43.5% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waycross for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (409)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,636)
High School / GED
38.0% (5,182)
Some College
22.0% (3,000)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (954)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,772)
Master's Degree
2.0% (272)
Professional Degree
2.0% (272)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (136)
Education Waycross GA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waycross, Georgia

Less than $10,000
16.7% (228,066)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (107,738)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (188,118)
$25,000 to $34,999
18.6% (253,488)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (213,540)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (193,687)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.9% (67,064)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.2% (70,937)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (23,484)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (17,673)
Income Waycross GA USA
Less than $10,000 16.7% 6.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 9.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 18.6% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.9% 12.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.2% 14.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 6.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 7.1% 8.3%

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