Telfair County GA Information


Telfair County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,196
Daytime Population: Workers 4,915
Daytime Population: Residents 9,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,724
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 12,677
Population in Familes 10,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,519
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $29,609
Average Household Income $41,761
Per Capita Income $15,283


Total Housing Units 7,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,533 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,731 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,033 (27.9%)
Median Home Value $67,999
Average Home Value $88,565


Total Households 5,264
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,384
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.56%
Households -0.71% -0.7%
Families -0.88% -0.82%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.01%


Telfair County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Telfair 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 # 106 34th
Population Density # 115 29th
Diversity Index # 12 93rd
Median Household Income # 153 4th
Per Capita Income # 157 2nd

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

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