Sumter County GA Information


Sumter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 31,626
Population in Households 29,953
Population in Familes 24,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,673
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 11,801
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,846
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,276 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,525 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,108 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $91,852
Average Home Value $126,932


Median Household Income $35,020
Average Household Income $49,558
Per Capita Income $19,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.76%
Households -0.37% -0.77%
Families -0.53% -0.88%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Sumter County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumter 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 # 56 65th
Population Density1 # 82 49th
Diversity Index2 # 36 77th
Median Household Income # 124 23rd
Per Capita Income # 116 28th

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