In 2019, Wilkes County, GA had a population of 9.84k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $37,838. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wilkes County, GA declined from 9,884 to 9,844, a −0.405% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,106 to $37,838, a 7.78% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkes County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.6%), Other (Hispanic) (3.33%), White (Hispanic) (1.71%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.894%). 0% of the households in Wilkes County, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
97.6% of the residents in Wilkes County, GA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Wilkes County, GA was $87,200, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%. Most people in Wilkes County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkes County, GA was 2 cars per household.