Cobb County GA Information


Cobb County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 750,357
Daytime Population: Workers 373,673
Daytime Population: Residents 356,564
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 730,237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 742,515
Population in Familes 604,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,842
Population Density2 2,210
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $67,542
Average Household Income $93,602
Per Capita Income $35,618


Total Housing Units 306,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177,569 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 105,827 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,956 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $230,034
Average Home Value $285,976


Total Households 283,396
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 188,896
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 1.2% 1.3%
Households 1.19% 1.29%
Families 1.03% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Cobb County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cobb 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 # 3 99th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 10 94th
Median Household Income # 7 96th
Per Capita Income # 5 97th

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