Jenkins County GA Information


Jenkins County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,170
Daytime Population: Workers 1,878
Daytime Population: Residents 5,286
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,164
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 7,970
Population in Familes 6,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,200
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $31,809
Average Household Income $47,448
Per Capita Income $17,156


Total Housing Units 4,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,987 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,103 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,191 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $74,880
Average Home Value $108,782


Total Households 3,090
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,070
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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% -0.65%
Households -0.45% -0.72%
Families -0.61% -0.84%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Jenkins County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jenkins 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 # 135 16th
Population Density # 134 16th
Diversity Index # 27 84th
Median Household Income # 146 9th
Per Capita Income # 143 11th

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