Jackson County GA Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 65,820
Population in Households 64,996
Population in Familes 56,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 824
Population Density1 194
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 23,065
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 17,666
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,983 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,082 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,503 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $173,651
Average Home Value $202,666


Median Household Income $52,536
Average Household Income $69,821
Per Capita Income $24,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.83%
Households 1.08% 1.79%
Families 0.96% 1.71%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.


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, 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 # 36 78th
Population Density1 # 34 79th
Diversity Index2 # 135 16th
Median Household Income # 27 84th
Per Capita Income # 32 81st

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