Turner County GA Information


Turner County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,607
Population in Households 8,236
Population in Familes 6,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,267
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,021 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,246 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $91,582
Average Home Value $123,812


Median Household Income $29,247
Average Household Income $43,543
Per Capita Income $16,912
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.59% -0.72%
Households -0.35% -0.58%
Families -0.49% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Turner County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turner 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 # 140 13th
Population Density1 # 129 19th
Diversity Index2 # 43 74th
Median Household Income # 149 7th
Per Capita Income # 137 14th

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