Banks County GA Information


Banks County Subdivisions

Banks County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,940
Population in Households 18,940
Population in Familes 16,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 82
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $44,417
Average Household Income $60,360
Per Capita Income $21,821


Total Housing Units 7,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,200 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,647 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 999 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $152,811
Average Home Value $189,279


Total Households 6,847
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 5,161
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 0.35% 0.48%
Households 0.26% 0.43%
Families 0.14% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


Banks County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Banks County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 93 42nd
Population Density # 69 57th
Diversity Index # 143 11th
Median Household Income # 54 67th
Per Capita Income # 73 55th

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