Latest Data (2017)
Population 13,876
Nationwide Rank 2398

Quick Facts

Waycross, Georgia is the 2,398th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Waycross, Georgia is a city.

Waycross, Georgia is currently 17.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Waycross, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waycross, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2388 Hickory Hills, Illinois 13,950 0.2%
2389 Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin 13,950 -1.3%
2390 Hidalgo, Texas 13,931 79.6%
2391 Circleville, Ohio 13,930 3.1%
2392 Mount Dora, Florida 13,916 37.4%
2393 Lewisville, North Carolina 13,913 18.6%
2394 Gardendale, Alabama 13,906 17.4%
2395 Hutchinson, Minnesota 13,895 5.2%
2396 Allouez, Wisconsin 13,886 -10.0%
2397 Ephrata, Pennsylvania 13,885 5.3%
2398 Waycross, Georgia 13,876 -9.7%
2399 Middlesex, New Jersey 13,867 0.9%
2400 Canton, Illinois 13,865 -9.4%
2401 Reidsville, North Carolina 13,857 -5.4%
2402 Hazel Crest, Illinois 13,837 -6.6%
2403 Wixom, Michigan 13,831 3.4%
2404 Firestone, Colorado 13,825 509.2%
2405 Roselle Park, New Jersey 13,821 4.0%
2406 Lincoln, Illinois 13,816 -10.0%
2407 Glenpool, Oklahoma 13,814 64.0%
2408 Wood Dale, Illinois 13,798 1.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1396 Carrollton 26,815 34.0%
1523 McDonough 24,755 190.7%
1581 Decatur 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler 23,816 247.6%
1613 Sugar Hill 23,180 97.5%
1639 Griffin 22,770 -1.2%
1647 Acworth 22,698 60.7%
1719 Union City 21,370 78.2%
1749 Cartersville 20,978 30.1%
1836 Forest Park 19,823 -7.5%
1841 Snellville 19,738 14.6%
1861 Suwanee 19,549 94.9%
1938 Milledgeville 18,575 -1.4%
1942 Thomasville 18,515 1.6%
1982 St. Marys 18,019 20.9%
2002 Fayetteville 17,802 56.2%
2061 Kingsland 17,077 57.1%
2079 Norcross 16,845 99.7%
2092 Tifton 16,733 6.3%
2097 Perry 16,684 62.8%
2123 Riverdale 16,439 30.6%
2126 Calhoun 16,414 52.0%
2144 Brunswick 16,287 4.9%
2149 Winder 16,244 54.7%
2172 Conyers 16,015 38.1%
2191 Dublin 15,811 -2.1%
2223 Fairburn 15,520 148.7%
2236 Americus 15,400 -9.9%
2241 Villa Rica 15,345 240.5%
2270 Powder Springs 15,052 16.6%
2276 College Park 14,959 -26.2%
2289 Buford 14,868 32.5%
2357 Moultrie 14,160 -2.3%
2362 Grovetown 14,109 128.5%
2368 Covington 14,044 17.0%
2398 Waycross 13,876 -9.7%
2460 Monroe 13,484 17.1%
2487 Dallas 13,237 142.3%
2547 Clarkston 12,848 70.6%
2576 Lilburn 12,700 10.5%
2583 Richmond Hill 12,632 81.8%
2667 Bainbridge 12,111 1.5%
2675 Loganville 12,062 98.4%
2698 Holly Springs 11,935 231.4%
2786 Douglas 11,430 5.3%
2841 Jefferson 11,136 184.3%
2871 Braselton 10,947 538.3%
2901 Cordele 10,726 -7.6%
2945 Doraville 10,540 6.2%
2954 Vidalia 10,485 -0.7%
2992 Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 10,343 -31.0%
3075 Cedartown 9,939 2.4%
3081 Rincon 9,902 119.5%
3104 Fort Oglethorpe 9,831 37.9%
3121 Jesup 9,754 5.2%
3173 Cairo 9,434 1.7%
3272 Garden City 8,970 -11.3%
3318 Fort Valley 8,806 5.7%
3337 Thomaston 8,755 -7.0%
3350 Fitzgerald 8,721 -3.5%
3400 Port Wentworth 8,534 161.8%
3445 McRae-Helena 8,368
3461 Toccoa 8,336 -10.1%
3669 Hampton 7,732 96.4%
3672 Centerville 7,716 46.6%
3705 Auburn 7,622 8.1%
3753 Flowery Branch 7,477 257.2%
3754 Morrow 7,473 42.9%
3756 Swainsboro 7,471 5.0%
3797 Tyrone 7,336 84.0%
3840 Austell 7,215 35.7%
3846 LaFayette 7,198 7.0%
3903 Dahlonega 7,007 86.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 13,876 2,398
2016 14,089 2,358
2015 14,053 2,353
2014 14,166 2,336
2013 14,250 2,315
2012 14,322 2,288
2011 14,500 2,259
2010 14,649 2,227
2009 14,725 2,186
2008 14,792 2,175
2007 14,787 2,154
2006 14,796 2,133
2005 14,739 2,119
2004 14,816 2,085
2003 14,957 2,050
2002 15,010 2,028
2001 15,125 2,006
2000 15,375 1,969
1990 16,853 1,603