Upson County GA Information


Upson County Subdivisions

Upson County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 27,025
Population in Households 26,610
Population in Familes 21,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 415
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 10,750
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,798 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,952 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,527 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $83,609
Average Home Value $109,764


Median Household Income $32,821
Average Household Income $45,104
Per Capita Income $17,995
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.13%
Households 0.06% -0.1%
Families -0.16% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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, 2015 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 # 66 59th
Diversity Index2 # 104 35th
Median Household Income # 118 26th
Per Capita Income # 99 38th

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