Oglethorpe County GA Information


Oglethorpe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,366
Population in Households 15,189
Population in Familes 12,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 5,805
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,449 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,356 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,009 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $131,001
Average Home Value $174,017


Median Household Income $44,523
Average Household Income $58,209
Per Capita Income $22,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.5%
Households 0.44% 0.47%
Families 0.3% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.05%
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.


Oglethorpe County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oglethorpe 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 # 109 32nd
Population Density1 # 120 25th
Diversity Index2 # 130 19th
Median Household Income # 39 76th
Per Capita Income # 39 76th

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