Richmond County GA Information

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Richmond County Subdivisions

Richmond County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 201,745
Population in Households 190,952
Population in Familes 150,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,793
Population Density1 622
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77,889
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 48,691
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 87,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,711 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,178 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,033 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $95,252
Average Home Value $138,365
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,836
Average Household Income $52,029
Per Capita Income $21,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.07%
Households 0.2% 0.01%
Families 0.02% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

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Richmond County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 10 94th
Population Density1 # 14 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 75th
Median Household Income # 79 51st
Per Capita Income # 53 67th

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