Dougherty County GA Information


Dougherty County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 91,255
Population in Households 87,193
Population in Familes 69,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,062
Population Density2 278
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $35,739
Average Household Income $55,951
Per Capita Income $22,520


Total Housing Units 40,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,293 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,909 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,599 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $116,052
Average Home Value $159,835


Total Households 35,202
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 22,251
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 -0.43% -0.67%
Households -0.44% -0.72%
Families -0.62% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Dougherty County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dougherty 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 # 27 84th
Population Density # 28 83rd
Diversity Index # 108 32nd
Median Household Income # 131 18th
Per Capita Income # 75 53rd

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