Walton County GA Information


Walton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 89,359
Population in Households 88,658
Population in Familes 77,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 701
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 31,210
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 24,013
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,467 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,743 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,048 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $168,520
Average Home Value $214,552


Median Household Income $52,721
Average Household Income $65,783
Per Capita Income $23,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.32%
Households 0.86% 1.21%
Families 0.75% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Walton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walton 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 # 28 83rd
Population Density1 # 28 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 129 19th
Median Household Income # 21 87th
Per Capita Income # 33 80th

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