Appling County GA Information


Appling County Subdivisions

Appling County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,549
Population in Households 18,156
Population in Familes 15,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 393
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 7,032
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,894
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,927 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,105 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,666 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $83,487
Average Home Value $116,491


Median Household Income $37,724
Average Household Income $51,199
Per Capita Income $19,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.32%
Households 0.14% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Appling County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Appling County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 96 40th
Population Density1 # 118 26th
Diversity Index2 # 77 52nd
Median Household Income # 80 50th
Per Capita Income # 80 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.