Upson County GA Information


Upson County Subdivisions

Upson County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 26,973
Population in Households 26,588
Population in Familes 22,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 385
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 10,734
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,347
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,863 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,871 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,504 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $87,663
Average Home Value $115,066


Median Household Income $34,223
Average Household Income $44,165
Per Capita Income $17,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.24%
Households 0.04% -0.19%
Families -0.11% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.


Upson County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upson County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 68 58th
Population Density1 # 64 60th
Diversity Index2 # 108 33rd
Median Household Income # 94 42nd
Per Capita Income # 90 44th

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