Rabun County GA Information


Rabun County Subdivisions

Rabun County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,519
Population in Households 16,129
Population in Familes 13,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 390
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 6,898
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,551
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,997 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,901 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,032 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $135,562
Average Home Value $195,462


Median Household Income $39,114
Average Household Income $53,683
Per Capita Income $22,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.53%
Households 0.33% 0.55%
Families 0.1% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Rabun County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rabun County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 106 34th
Population Density1 # 101 37th
Diversity Index2 # 145 9th
Median Household Income # 59 64th
Per Capita Income # 36 78th

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