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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wadley is 1,622. Wadley, Georgia is the 8,403rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wadley was in 1990, when its population was 2,334. In 1990, Wadley was the 6,364th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,403rd largest city in the US. Wadley is currently 30.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wadley has shrunk 22.0% since the year 2000. Wadley, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8399||Huachuca City, Arizona||1,624||-7.4%|
|8405||Gaston, South Carolina||1,621||23.3%|
|8407||Rocky Top, Tennessee||1,621|
|8408||Elgin, South Carolina||1,620||64.9%|
The total voting age population of Wadley, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,348. The voting age population is 43.6% male and 56.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.5% of the residents of Wadley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wadley are 81.5% Black, 16.1% White, 2.4% Other and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 8.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wadley, 26.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.6%. On a per-household basis, 19.7% of families are below the poverty line in Wadley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.6% of Wadley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 69.8% of Wadley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.7% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wadley residents aged 5 and older, 8.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wadley is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wadley, 17.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wadley is $27,500.
In Wadley, 54.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.7% of housing units in Wadley.
Of all the housing units in Wadley, 13.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Wadley, 16.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wadley is $450.
In Wadley, 46.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.