Walker County GA Information


Walker County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 68,788
Population in Households 67,506
Population in Familes 56,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,282
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 26,528
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 18,752
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,627 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,901 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,039 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $102,324
Average Home Value $155,038


Median Household Income $39,476
Average Household Income $53,795
Per Capita Income $21,256
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.06%
Households 0.02% -0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.


Walker County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walker 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 # 34 79th
Population Density1 # 42 74th
Diversity Index2 # 150 6th
Median Household Income # 61 62nd
Per Capita Income # 56 65th

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