Gwinnett County GA Information


Gwinnett County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 883,083
Population in Households 877,816
Population in Familes 756,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,267
Population Density1 2,052
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 291,067
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 218,645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193,132 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 97,935 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,987 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $194,156
Average Home Value $237,384


Median Household Income $62,747
Average Household Income $81,929
Per Capita Income $27,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.71%
Households 1.3% 1.59%
Families 1.18% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Gwinnett County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gwinnett 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 # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 3 99th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 9 95th
Per Capita Income # 14 92nd

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