Colquitt County GA Information


Colquitt County Subdivisions

Colquitt County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 46,869
Population in Households 45,889
Population in Familes 38,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 980
Population Density1 86
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 16,778
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 11,903
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,070 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,708 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,960 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $106,871
Average Home Value $157,406


Median Household Income $30,619
Average Household Income $45,190
Per Capita Income $16,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.53% 0.49%
Families 0.33% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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, 2015 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 # 140 13th
Per Capita Income # 134 16th

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