Banks County GA Information


Banks County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,777
Daytime Population: Workers 5,859
Daytime Population: Residents 9,417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,276
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 18,777
Population in Familes 16,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 81
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $42,391
Average Household Income $58,210
Per Capita Income $21,239


Total Housing Units 7,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,043 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,808 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 967 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $149,406
Average Home Value $179,883


Total Households 6,851
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 5,171
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 0.28% 0.41%
Households 0.31% 0.42%
Families 0.19% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


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, 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 # 93 42nd
Population Density # 69 57th
Diversity Index # 143 11th
Median Household Income # 54 67th
Per Capita Income # 73 55th

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