Stephens County GA Information


Stephens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,115
Population in Households 25,542
Population in Familes 21,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 573
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 10,201
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,098
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,730 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,471 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,624 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $118,322
Average Home Value $157,838


Median Household Income $39,137
Average Household Income $56,129
Per Capita Income $22,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.11%
Households -0.12% -0.16%
Families -0.27% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Stephens County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stephens 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 # 70 57th
Population Density1 # 43 74th
Diversity Index2 # 138 14th
Median Household Income # 81 50th
Per Capita Income # 57 65th

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