Pickens County GA Information


Pickens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 31,228
Population in Households 30,891
Population in Familes 26,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 11,939
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 8,825
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,956 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,983 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,590 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $187,753
Average Home Value $266,520


Median Household Income $53,258
Average Household Income $71,823
Per Capita Income $27,874
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.95%
Households 0.77% 0.91%
Families 0.65% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Pickens County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pickens 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 # 57 65th
Population Density1 # 45 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 154 4th
Median Household Income # 26 84th
Per Capita Income # 17 90th

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