Ben Hill County GA Information


Ben Hill County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,395
Daytime Population: Workers 6,488
Daytime Population: Residents 10,995
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 17,087
Population in Familes 14,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 308
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $29,769
Average Household Income $42,318
Per Capita Income $16,567


Total Housing Units 7,996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,888 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,817 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,291 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $81,090
Average Home Value $98,193


Total Households 6,705
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 4,616
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 -0.19% -0.34%
Households -0.18% -0.35%
Families -0.34% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Ben Hill County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ben Hill 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 # 101 37th
Population Density # 79 51st
Diversity Index # 35 79th
Median Household Income # 151 6th
Per Capita Income # 146 9th

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