Waco, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
776
30.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.3
13.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
31.3%
21.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$33,500
7.58% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$123,100
1.74% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
285
15.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Waco, GA had a population of 776 people with a median age of 33.3 and a median household income of $33,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Waco, GA grew from 594 to 776, a 30.6% increase and its median household income grew from $31,141 to $33,500, a 7.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waco, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.3%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), Other (Hispanic) (1.03%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.773%).

None of the households in Waco, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Waco, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waco, GA are West Georgia Technical College (2,496 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Waco, GA was $123,100, and the homeownership rate was 52.7%.

Most people in Waco, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Waco, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Waco, GA is home to a population of 776 people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.68% of Waco, GA residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2022, there were 8.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (662 people) in Waco, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 79 Other (Non-Hispanic) and 17 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Waco, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Waco, GA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waco, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    662 ± 264
  2. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    79 ± 128
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    17 ± 31.3
1.03%
Hispanic Population
8 people

In 2022, there were 8.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (662 people) in Waco, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 79 Other (Non-Hispanic) and 17 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.03% of the people in Waco, GA are hispanic (8 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Waco, GA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.68%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
2.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12 people

As of 2022, 1.68% of Waco, GA residents (13 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waco, GA was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    6 ± 17
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5 ± 15
  3. World War II
    1 ± 3

Waco, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Waco, GA employs 285 people. The largest industries in Waco, GA are Retail Trade (44 people), Construction (39 people), and Manufacturing (39 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,625), Manufacturing ($66,750), and Transportation & Warehousing ($66,250).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

285
2022 Value
± 102
15.9%
1 Year growth
± 45.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waco, GA grew at a rate of 15.9%, from 246 employees to 285 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waco, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (39 people), Management Occupations (34 people), and Material Moving Occupations (28 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waco, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

285
2022 Value
± 102
15.9%
1 Year growth
± 45.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waco, GA grew at a rate of 15.9%, from 246 employees to 285 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waco, GA, are Retail Trade (44 people), Construction (39 people), and Manufacturing (39 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waco, GA, though some of these residents may live in Waco, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,563
Median earning men ± $42,358
$22,955
Median earning women ± $6,007

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($83,750), Manufacturing ($68,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,292).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,125), Retail Trade ($20,625), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($16,719).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Waco, GA awarded 2,496 degrees. The student population of Waco, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,068 male students and 4,072 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waco, GA are White (1,444 and 57.9%), followed by Black or African American (711 and 28.5%), Hispanic or Latino (212 and 8.5%), and Two or More Races (58 and 2.33%).

The largest universities in Waco, GA by number of degrees awarded are West Georgia Technical College (2,496 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waco, GA are Welding Technology (316 and 12.7%), General Cosmetology (224 and 8.97%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (156 and 6.25%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 6,140 students enrolled in Waco, GA, 33.7% men and 66.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,139 records, of which 62.9% were women and 37.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Waco, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 50 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Waco, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,496 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Georgia Technical College with 2,496 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,143 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waco, GA, which is 0.845 times less than the 1,353 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,444 degrees mean that there were 2.03 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 711 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($722) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,219) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waco, GA was $123,100 in 2022, which is 0.437 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $121,000 to $123,100, a 1.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Waco, GA is 52.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Waco, GA have an average commute time of 32.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waco, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$123,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,065
$157
Median Property Taxes
±$55

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waco, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Waco, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.7%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.7% of the housing units in Waco, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.6%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Waco, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$33,500
Median Household Income
± $9,549
298
Number of Households
± 104

In 2022, the median household income of the 298 households in Waco, GA grew to $33,500 from the previous year's value of $31,141.

The following chart displays the households in Waco, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Waco, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Carpooled (15.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.77%)

In 2022, 72.4% of workers in Waco, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.9%) and those who worked at home (7.77%).

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Commute Time

32.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waco, GA have a longer commute time (32.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.66% of the workforce in Waco, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Waco, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waco, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waco, GA (243 out of 776 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waco, GA is White, followed by Asian and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81.3% of the population of Waco, GA has health coverage, with 27.7% on employee plans, 35.7% on Medicaid, 6.57% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Haralson County, GA see 2483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.894% increase from the previous year (2461 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1688 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,483 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Haralson County, GA

Primary care physicians in Haralson County, GA see an average of 2,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.894% increase from the previous year (2,461 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Haralson County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.5% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 34% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.9% were men and 48.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.7%
Uninsured
27.7%
Employer Coverage
35.7%
Medicaid
6.57%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waco, GA grew by 1.83% from 18.4% to 18.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Waco, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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