Chattooga County GA Information


Chattooga County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,285
Daytime Population: Workers 7,233
Daytime Population: Residents 15,078
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,311
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 23,915
Population in Familes 19,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,370
Population Density2 81
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $33,432
Average Household Income $45,760
Per Capita Income $17,575


Total Housing Units 10,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,343 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,108 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,525 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $86,688
Average Home Value $107,855


Total Households 9,451
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,526
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 -0.39% -0.1%
Households -0.14% -0.14%
Families -0.29% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Chattooga County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chattooga 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 # 74 54th
Population Density # 70 57th
Diversity Index # 134 16th
Median Household Income # 134 16th
Per Capita Income # 140 13th

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