Taylor County GA Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,819
Population in Households 8,675
Population in Familes 7,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 3,610
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,416 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,194 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,164 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $73,765
Average Home Value $108,971


Median Household Income $27,554
Average Household Income $40,643
Per Capita Income $16,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% 0.04%
Households 0.4% 0.19%
Families 0.23% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Taylor County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor 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 # 138 14th
Population Density1 # 140 13th
Diversity Index2 # 72 55th
Median Household Income # 155 3rd
Per Capita Income # 140 13th

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