Habersham County GA Information

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Habersham County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 45,227
Population in Households 42,782
Population in Familes 36,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,445
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,127
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 11,686
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,557 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,570 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,141 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $147,622
Average Home Value $188,022
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,364
Average Household Income $55,550
Per Capita Income $20,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.84%
Households 0.67% 0.79%
Families 0.53% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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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Habersham County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Habersham 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 # 46 72nd
Population Density1 # 39 76th
Diversity Index2 # 114 29th
Median Household Income # 57 65th
Per Capita Income # 68 58th

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