Jackson County GA Information

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Jackson County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 64,022
Population in Households 63,324
Population in Familes 55,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 698
Population Density1 189
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22,363
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 17,148
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,460 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,903 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,621 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $166,101
Average Home Value $195,361
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,349
Average Household Income $66,825
Per Capita Income $23,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 1.44%
Households 0.75% 1.33%
Families 0.64% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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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Jackson County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 38 77th
Population Density1 # 35 79th
Diversity Index2 # 135 16th
Median Household Income # 23 86th
Per Capita Income # 32 81st

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