Cobb County GA Information


Cobb County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 760,580
Population in Households 751,219
Population in Familes 609,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,361
Population Density2 2,240
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $72,873
Average Household Income $99,317
Per Capita Income $37,766


Total Housing Units 307,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182,688 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 104,092 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,476 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $241,324
Average Home Value $303,357


Total Households 286,780
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 190,806
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 1.22% 1.24%
Households 1.19% 1.23%
Families 1.03% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.15%


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, 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 # 3 99th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 10 94th
Median Household Income # 7 96th
Per Capita Income # 5 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.