Washington County GA Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,109
Population in Households 19,475
Population in Familes 16,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,634
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 7,628
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,277
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,085 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,543 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,724 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $86,264
Average Home Value $122,758


Median Household Income $35,608
Average Household Income $48,527
Per Capita Income $18,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.2%
Households 0.17% 0.22%
Families 0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Washington County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 89 45th
Population Density1 # 128 20th
Diversity Index2 # 71 57th
Median Household Income # 104 35th
Per Capita Income # 117 27th

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