Gilmer County GA Information

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Gilmer County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 30,237
Population in Households 30,059
Population in Familes 25,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,033
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,430
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,834 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,199 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,036 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $155,639
Average Home Value $187,078
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,351
Average Household Income $51,724
Per Capita Income $20,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 1.25%
Households 0.99% 1.16%
Families 0.84% 1.06%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

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Gilmer County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilmer 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 # 58 64th
Population Density1 # 76 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 137 14th
Median Household Income # 87 46th
Per Capita Income # 64 60th

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