Emanuel County GA Information


Emanuel County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,278
Population in Households 22,344
Population in Familes 18,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 934
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 8,562
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 5,865
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,266 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,296 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,672 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $81,369
Average Home Value $105,013


Median Household Income $30,526
Average Household Income $44,806
Per Capita Income $16,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.39%
Households 0.25% 0.26%
Families 0.09% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Emanuel County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emanuel 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 # 78 52nd
Population Density1 # 122 24th
Diversity Index2 # 50 69th
Median Household Income # 141 12th
Per Capita Income # 138 14th

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