Richmond County GA Information


Richmond County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 204,200
Population in Households 193,230
Population in Familes 151,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,970
Population Density1 630
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 78,572
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 49,035
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 87,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,059 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,513 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,337 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $105,964
Average Home Value $145,333


Median Household Income $39,743
Average Household Income $54,446
Per Capita Income $22,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.11%
Households 0.29% 0.16%
Families 0.11% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


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, 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 # 10 94th
Population Density1 # 13 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 75th
Median Household Income # 76 53rd
Per Capita Income # 55 66th

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