Candler County GA Information


Candler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,165
Population in Households 10,878
Population in Familes 8,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 4,115
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,816
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,594 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,521 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $96,909
Average Home Value $138,975


Median Household Income $37,150
Average Household Income $51,012
Per Capita Income $19,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.07%
Households 0.29% 0.09%
Families 0.13% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.


Candler County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Candler 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 # 124 23rd
Population Density1 # 99 38th
Diversity Index2 # 31 82nd
Median Household Income # 90 44th
Per Capita Income # 96 40th

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