Barrow County GA Information


Barrow County Subdivisions

Barrow County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 71,871
Population in Households 71,560
Population in Familes 61,787
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 24,646
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 18,632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,288 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,358 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,427 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $95,846
Average Home Value $114,969


Median Household Income $52,476
Average Household Income $62,290
Per Capita Income $21,398
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 1.05%
Households 0.66% 0.97%
Families 0.54% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Barrow County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barrow County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 32 81st
Population Density1 # 20 88th
Diversity Index2 # 98 40th
Median Household Income # 24 86th
Per Capita Income # 35 79th

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