Oconee County GA Information


Oconee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,290
Population in Households 35,176
Population in Familes 31,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 192
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 12,372
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 9,888
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,751 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,621 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 930 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $264,497
Average Home Value $330,428


Median Household Income $79,038
Average Household Income $99,879
Per Capita Income $35,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.5%
Households 1.01% 1.39%
Families 0.91% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Oconee County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oconee 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 # 52 68th
Population Density1 # 33 80th
Diversity Index2 # 142 11th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 98th

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