Fulton County GA Information


Fulton County Subdivisions

Fulton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 965,470
Population in Households 931,751
Population in Familes 686,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,719
Population Density1 1,833
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 396,114
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 218,113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 458,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200,594 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 195,520 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61,934 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $292,070
Average Home Value $390,807


Median Household Income $54,819
Average Household Income $88,321
Per Capita Income $36,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.13% 1.33%
Households 1.21% 1.48%
Families 0.98% 1.33%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   3.82%
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.


Fulton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fulton County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 5 97th
Diversity Index2 # 13 92nd
Median Household Income # 16 91st
Per Capita Income # 4 98th

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