Decatur County GA Information


Decatur County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,015
Population in Households 26,054
Population in Familes 21,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 961
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $35,364
Average Household Income $50,481
Per Capita Income $19,480


Total Housing Units 12,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,128 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,022 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,975 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $112,190
Average Home Value $153,733


Total Households 10,150
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 6,998
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 -0.36% -0.42%
Households -0.28% -0.41%
Families -0.44% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.8%


Decatur County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Decatur 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 # 66 59th
Population Density # 98 40th
Diversity Index # 40 75th
Median Household Income # 129 19th
Per Capita Income # 112 30th

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