Cobb County GA Information


Cobb County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 736,298
Population in Households 727,029
Population in Familes 592,651
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,269
Population Density1 2,169
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 277,011
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 184,905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 302,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173,493 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 103,518 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,686 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $222,740
Average Home Value $278,888


Median Household Income $65,909
Average Household Income $90,788
Per Capita Income $34,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.43%
Households 1.02% 1.39%
Families 0.85% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


Cobb County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cobb 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 # 3 99th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 9 95th
Median Household Income # 7 96th
Per Capita Income # 5 97th

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