Putnam County GA Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,541
Daytime Population: Workers 6,642
Daytime Population: Residents 12,692
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 21,369
Population in Familes 17,701
Population in Group Qrtrs 172
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $43,608
Average Household Income $65,422
Per Capita Income $26,433


Total Housing Units 13,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,221 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,459 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,725 (35.2%)
Median Home Value $160,190
Average Home Value $241,026


Total Households 8,680
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,068
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% 0.44%
Households 0.13% 0.39%
Families -0.02% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


Putnam County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 86 47th
Population Density # 83 48th
Diversity Index # 60 64th
Median Household Income # 47 71st
Per Capita Income # 22 87th

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

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