Census Bureau: 79.41% of people in Wilkes County were old enough to vote in 2017


Of the 9,905 citizens living in Wilkes County in 2017, 7,866 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Georgia Business Daily.

The bureau reported that 4,207 of those people were female and 3,659 were male.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau’s American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Percentage of citizens old enough to vote in Wilkes County
Estimated Total
Percent of Total Population
Males 18 and over
3,659
36.94
Females 18 and over
4,207
42.47

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