Chatham County GA Information


Chatham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 292,686
Daytime Population: Workers 164,163
Daytime Population: Residents 156,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 320,613
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 278,725
Population in Familes 214,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,961
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $48,699
Average Household Income $68,673
Per Capita Income $27,634


Total Housing Units 129,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60,399 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 52,300 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,917 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $192,379
Average Home Value $272,443


Total Households 112,699
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 69,742
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 1.37% 1.31%
Households 1.24% 1.28%
Families 1.06% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


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, 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 # 5 97th
Population Density # 12 93rd
Diversity Index # 25 85th
Median Household Income # 37 77th
Per Capita Income # 18 89th

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