Banks County GA Information


Banks County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,674
Population in Households 18,674
Population in Familes 16,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 6,843
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 5,170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,036 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,807 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 991 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $154,171
Average Home Value $179,220


Median Household Income $41,049
Average Household Income $55,375
Per Capita Income $20,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.08%
Households 0.34% 0.14%
Families 0.22% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Banks County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Banks 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 # 95 41st
Population Density1 # 71 56th
Diversity Index2 # 144 10th
Median Household Income # 52 68th
Per Capita Income # 73 54th

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