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Waycross, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,239 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Waycross:

$74,239
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,539 - $117,853

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $104,893
Here:

$104,893
State:

$247,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $175,250
Here:

$175,250
State:

$231,660

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,017
Here:

$112,017
State:

$281,869

Mobile homes: $43,735
Here:

$43,735
State:

$69,080

Waycross,GA index of house prices

Total population: 14,166 (All urban)

Houses: 7,356 (5,981 occupied: 2,840 owner occupied, 3,145 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

37%

Housing density: 629 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $94,081.

Median contract rent in 2017: $286 (lower quartile is $209, upper quartile is $382)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $215


Median gross rent in Waycross, GA in 2017: $396

Housing units in Waycross with a mortgage: 1,186 (26 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,692

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,946

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,915

Median monthly housing costs: $590


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Waycross, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,321
  • In family households: 11,499 (1,244 male householders, 2,511 female householders)
    2,090 spouses, 4,343 children (4,026 natural, 118 adopted, 199 stepchildren), 664 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 96 parents, 107 other relatives, 338 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,395 (870 male householders (810 living alone)), 1,372 female householders (1,312 living alone)), 139 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 428

Size of family households: 1,465 2-persons, 1,052 3-persons, 773 4-persons, 223 5-persons, 143 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,122 1-person, 98 2-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

1,195 married couples with children.
1,846 single-parent households (100 men, 1,746 women).

92.5% of residents of Waycross speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (97% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 778 (5.4%)
(52.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waycross, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waycross, Georgia
  • 25no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 4392 bedrooms
  • 1,9033 bedrooms
  • 3774 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waycross, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waycross, Georgia
  • 62no bedroom
  • 4921 bedroom
  • 1,1052 bedrooms
  • 1,0943 bedrooms
  • 3674 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Waycross in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waycross in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 220no vehicle
  • 9301 vehicle
  • 1,1342 vehicles
  • 4783 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Waycross in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waycross in renter-occupied apartments
  • 698no vehicle
  • 1,5781 vehicle
  • 6792 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waycross, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waycross, Georgia
  • 261 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 2044 rooms
  • 4385 rooms
  • 8796 rooms
  • 5857 rooms
  • 3298 rooms
  • 3159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waycross, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waycross, Georgia
  • 401 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 3313 rooms
  • 4944 rooms
  • 1,1535 rooms
  • 5026 rooms
  • 3237 rooms
  • 1598 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Waycross, GA
  • Waycross, GA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Waycross, GA in 2017
  • 1,003Less than $10,000
  • 950$10,000 to $19,999
  • 950$20,000 to $29,999
  • 449$30,000 to $39,999
  • 466$40,000 to $49,999
  • 412$50,000 to $59,999
  • 524$60,000 to $74,999
  • 493$75,000 to $99,999
  • 193$100,000 to $124,999
  • 181$125,000 to $149,999
  • 159$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Waycross, GA

  • Distribution of house value in Waycross, GA in 2017
  • 41Less than $10,000
  • 83$10,000 to $14,999
  • 134$15,000 to $19,999
  • 99$20,000 to $24,999
  • 120$25,000 to $29,999
  • 115$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 211$40,000 to $49,999
  • 155$50,000 to $59,999
  • 221$60,000 to $69,999
  • 116$70,000 to $79,999
  • 175$80,000 to $89,999
  • 166$90,000 to $99,999
  • 313$100,000 to $124,999
  • 143$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 76$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Waycross, GA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Waycross, GA in 2017
  • 196Less than $100
  • 98$100 to $149
  • 104$150 to $199
  • 191$200 to $249
  • 144$250 to $299
  • 123$300 to $349
  • 192$350 to $399
  • 326$400 to $449
  • 361$450 to $499
  • 217$500 to $549
  • 165$550 to $599
  • 141$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 27$750 to $799
  • 102$800 to $899
  • 84$900 to $999
  • 54$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$2,000 to $2,499
  • 292No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.5%
Number of people working at home: 119 (2.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 88
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,029
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,094
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,031
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 706
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 41
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 181
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 137
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 42
  • 90 or more minutes: 53
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waycross

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,116 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 920 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 88 (1%)
  • Taxi: 102 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 236 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Waycross, Georgia
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Waycross, Georgia
  • 02010 or later
  • 1932000 to 2009
  • 3591990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970
Ancestries in Waycross, GA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 504 (5.1%)
  • Irish: 247 (2.5%)
  • English: 161 (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 85 (0.9%)
  • Italian: 69 (0.7%)
  • German: 66 (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 37 (0.4%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 29 (0.3%)
  • British: 20 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 14 (0.1%)
  • African: 12 (0.1%)
  • European: 11 (0.1%)
  • Scottish: 11 (0.1%)
  • Polish: 7 (0.07%)
  • French: 5 (0.05%)
  • Haitian: 4 (0.04%)
  • Ukrainian: 2 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Waycross:

45.8% (356)
Georgia:

25.7% (262,540)

Korea
Waycross:

26.7% (208)
Georgia:

4.2% (42,529)

Philippines
Waycross:

5.7% (44)
Georgia:

1.6% (16,837)

Peru
Waycross:

5.4% (42)
Georgia:

0.7% (7,308)

Canada
Waycross:

2.8% (22)
Georgia:

1.8% (18,417)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,126
  • Other state: 2,377
  • Northeast: 307
  • Midwest: 362
  • South: 1,466
  • West: 240

82.4% of Waycross residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57.4% lived in Georgia.


Waycross:

82.4%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 81
  • 9th grade: 146
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 230
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,544
  • Less than 1 year of college: 185
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 395
  • Associate degree: 318
  • Bachelor's degree: 393
  • Master's degree: 105
  • Professional school degree: 159
  • Doctorate degree: 42
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 84
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 208
  • 9th grade: 101
  • 10th grade: 173
  • 11th grade: 222
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 90
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,079
  • Less than 1 year of college: 204
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,153
  • Associate degree: 610
  • Bachelor's degree: 342
  • Master's degree: 162
  • Professional school degree: 44
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Waycross marital status for males
Waycross marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,978
  • One, attached: 151
  • Two: 389
  • 3 or 4: 318
  • 5 to 9: 580
  • 10 to 19: 196
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 99
  • Mobile homes: 502

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,564

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 4.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 6.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Waycross
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waycross, GA
  • 78.8%Electricity
  • 17.4%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waycross, GA
  • 83.1%Electricity
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

2.7%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 72
Here:

14.0%
Georgia:

18.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability