Houston County GA Information

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Houston County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Houston County GA Housing Affordability Index is 190
State of Georgia Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Houston County GA Wealth Index is 82
State of Georgia Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 156,433
Population in Households 154,946
Population in Familes 130,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,487
Population Density 417
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,101
Average Household Income $78,053
Per Capita Income $29,456
Wealth Index3 82

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 64,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,242 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,745 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,985 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $150,042
Housing Affordability Index2 190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 58,987
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 41,612
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.21% 1.28%
Households 1.15% 1.24%
Families 1.02% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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Houston County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Houston County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 15 91st
Population Density # 22 87th
Diversity Index # 30 82nd
Median Household Income # 23 86th
Per Capita Income # 22 87th

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