Rabun County GA Information


Rabun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,775
Daytime Population: Workers 7,275
Daytime Population: Residents 10,060
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 16,385
Population in Familes 13,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 390
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $37,437
Average Household Income $56,073
Per Capita Income $23,449


Total Housing Units 13,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,003 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,950 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,377 (47.8%)
Median Home Value $195,263
Average Home Value $271,507


Total Households 6,953
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,591
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 0.42% 0.38%
Households 0.35% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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, 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 # 103 36th
Population Density # 99 38th
Diversity Index # 145 9th
Median Household Income # 101 37th
Per Capita Income # 40 75th

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