Waynesboro, GA Demographics

The total population of Waynesboro is estimated to be 5,720 with 2,614 males (45.70%) and 3,106 females (54.30%). There are 492 more females than males in Waynesboro.
The median household income in Waynesboro was $46,508 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 879(1.93%) from $45,629 in 2020. This income is 62.34% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Waynesboro sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $59,768. Overall, the median household income for the city of Waynesboro stands at $46,508.
In Waynesboro, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,798 for males and $17,642 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $37,505 for males and $38,150 for females.
In Waynesboro, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $50,957, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $42,105.
In 2022, the population of Waynesboro was 5,635, a 0.84% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Waynesboro's population was 5,683, a decline of 1.98% compared to a population of 5,798 in 2020.
The median age in Waynesboro, GA is 30.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 28.70% were under the age of 15, 21.10% aged 15 to 29, 37.49% aged 30 to 64, 11.75% aged 65 to 84, and 0.96% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Waynesboro population: 25.52% are White, 70.91% are Black or African American and 3.57% are multiracial.