Chatham County GA Information


Chatham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 295,967
Population in Households 282,144
Population in Familes 216,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,823
Population Density2 694
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $52,264
Average Household Income $74,530
Per Capita Income $29,908


Total Housing Units 130,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61,325 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 52,774 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,365 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $207,704
Average Home Value $296,427


Total Households 114,099
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 70,463
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 1.34% 1.26%
Households 1.24% 1.24%
Families 1.06% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Chatham County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chatham 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 # 5 97th
Population Density # 12 93rd
Diversity Index # 25 85th
Median Household Income # 37 77th
Per Capita Income # 18 89th

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