Echols County GA Information


Echols County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,184
Population in Households 4,184
Population in Familes 3,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 1,402
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 1,078
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 900 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $82,796
Average Home Value $130,778


Median Household Income $32,080
Average Household Income $45,472
Per Capita Income $15,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.49%
Households 0.86% 0.56%
Families 0.75% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.


Echols County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Echols 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 # 153 4th
Population Density1 # 156 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 12 93rd
Median Household Income # 131 18th
Per Capita Income # 153 4th

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