Lowndes County GA Information


Lowndes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 115,799
Population in Households 109,400
Population in Familes 86,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,399
Population Density1 233
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 41,687
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 27,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,813 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,874 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,009 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $135,187
Average Home Value $177,842


Median Household Income $38,987
Average Household Income $54,879
Per Capita Income $20,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.72%
Households 0.77% 0.68%
Families 0.6% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Lowndes County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowndes 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 # 20 88th
Population Density1 # 29 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 40 75th
Median Household Income # 66 59th
Per Capita Income # 59 64th

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