Whitfield County GA Information


Whitfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,605
Population in Households 104,608
Population in Familes 89,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 997
Population Density1 364
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 35,635
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 26,220
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 40,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,057 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,578 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,423 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $120,732
Average Home Value $159,698


Median Household Income $40,759
Average Household Income $57,067
Per Capita Income $19,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.35%
Households 0.21% 0.18%
Families 0.08% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.


Whitfield County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitfield 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 # 23 86th
Population Density1 # 24 86th
Diversity Index2 # 5 97th
Median Household Income # 54 67th
Per Capita Income # 81 50th

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