Heard County GA Information


Heard County Subdivisions

Heard County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,568
Daytime Population: Workers 2,539
Daytime Population: Residents 6,764
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,303
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 11,436
Population in Familes 9,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $40,556
Average Household Income $52,737
Per Capita Income $20,078


Total Housing Units 5,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,035 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,273 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 840 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $98,560
Average Home Value $132,908


Total Households 4,308
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,061
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.38%
Households -0.29% -0.37%
Families -0.43% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


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, 2017 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 # 120 25th
Population Density # 110 31st
Diversity Index # 144 10th
Median Household Income # 68 58th
Per Capita Income # 95 41st

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

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