Colquitt County GA Information


Colquitt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 47,260
Population in Households 46,259
Population in Familes 38,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,001
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 16,839
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 11,963
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,000 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,839 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,958 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $87,123
Average Home Value $130,370


Median Household Income $33,168
Average Household Income $48,294
Per Capita Income $17,513
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.38%
Households 0.51% 0.31%
Families 0.36% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Colquitt County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colquitt 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 # 43 74th
Population Density1 # 59 64th
Diversity Index2 # 7 96th
Median Household Income # 123 23rd
Per Capita Income # 130 19th

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