Pierce County GA Information


Pierce County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,286
Population in Households 19,099
Population in Familes 16,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 7,189
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,296
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,250 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,939 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $99,350
Average Home Value $133,938


Median Household Income $39,603
Average Household Income $55,372
Per Capita Income $20,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.39%
Households 0.21% 0.3%
Families 0.07% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.


Pierce County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce 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 # 91 43rd
Population Density1 # 86 47th
Diversity Index2 # 141 12th
Median Household Income # 77 52nd
Per Capita Income # 79 51st

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