In 2019, Waycross, GA had a population of 54.8k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $38,469. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Waycross, GA grew from 54,763 to 54,843, a 0.146% increase and its median household income declined from $41,540 to $38,469, a −7.39% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waycross, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.6%), Other (Hispanic) (1.88%), White (Hispanic) (1.55%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%). 0% of the households in Waycross, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.8% of the residents in Waycross, GA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Waycross, GA are Coastal Pines Technical College (1,732 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Waycross, GA was $90,400, and the homeownership rate was 68.3%. Most people in Waycross, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Waycross, GA was 2 cars per household.