Burke County GA Information


Burke County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,837
Daytime Population: Workers 8,351
Daytime Population: Residents 13,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 22,554
Population in Familes 19,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $36,632
Average Household Income $50,316
Per Capita Income $18,947


Total Housing Units 10,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,468 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,915 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,682 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $90,108
Average Home Value $125,498


Total Households 8,383
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 5,944
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 -0.29% -0.54%
Households -0.24% -0.51%
Families -0.38% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.4%


Burke County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burke 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 # 81 50th
Population Density # 131 18th
Diversity Index # 51 69th
Median Household Income # 111 31st
Per Capita Income # 119 25th

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