Heard County GA Information


Heard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,569
Population in Households 11,437
Population in Familes 9,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 4,334
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,081
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,052 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,282 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 822 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $93,618
Average Home Value $123,591


Median Household Income $38,381
Average Household Income $49,759
Per Capita Income $19,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.27%
Households -0.24% -0.19%
Families -0.39% -0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.


Heard County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heard 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 # 121 25th
Population Density1 # 110 31st
Diversity Index2 # 143 11th
Median Household Income # 72 55th
Per Capita Income # 94 42nd

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