Chattooga County GA Information


Chattooga County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,511
Population in Households 24,026
Population in Familes 19,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,485
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 9,482
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,557
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,361 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,121 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,516 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $85,129
Average Home Value $104,909


Median Household Income $31,816
Average Household Income $43,696
Per Capita Income $16,748
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.17%
Households -0.11% -0.23%
Families -0.26% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Chattooga County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chattooga 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 # 74 54th
Population Density1 # 69 57th
Diversity Index2 # 133 17th
Median Household Income # 133 17th
Per Capita Income # 141 12th

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