Atkinson County GA Information


Atkinson County Subdivisions

Atkinson County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,278
Daytime Population: Workers 2,652
Daytime Population: Residents 5,095
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,747
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 9,258
Population in Familes 7,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $32,379
Average Household Income $46,146
Per Capita Income $16,398


Total Housing Units 4,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,141 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,152 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 714 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $75,916
Average Home Value $130,967


Total Households 3,293
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,361
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.42% 1.41%
Households 1.37% 1.38%
Families 1.24% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.59%


Atkinson County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atkinson County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 134 16th
Population Density # 132 18th
Diversity Index # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 141 12th
Per Capita Income # 148 8th

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