Jones County GA Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,945
Population in Households 28,635
Population in Familes 24,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 10,576
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 7,905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,178 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,398 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,263 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $127,815
Average Home Value $169,173


Median Household Income $51,553
Average Household Income $66,826
Per Capita Income $24,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.24%
Households -0.02% 0.13%
Families -0.14% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Jones County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jones 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 # 62 62nd
Population Density1 # 75 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 123 23rd
Median Household Income # 26 84th
Per Capita Income # 26 84th

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