Telfair County GA Information


Telfair County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,196
Population in Households 12,677
Population in Familes 10,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,519
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 5,264
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,384
Average Family Size 3


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


Median Household Income $29,609
Average Household Income $41,761
Per Capita Income $15,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
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%
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.


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 Density1 # 115 29th
Diversity Index2 # 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.