Jefferson County GA Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,381
Population in Households 16,784
Population in Familes 14,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 597
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $30,950
Average Household Income $44,435
Per Capita Income $16,699


Total Housing Units 7,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,970 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,442 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,004 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $84,985
Average Home Value $105,013


Total Households 6,412
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,472
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.32% -0.08%
Households 0.33% -0.05%
Families 0.18% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Jefferson County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 103 36th
Population Density # 124 23rd
Diversity Index # 50 69th
Median Household Income # 150 6th
Per Capita Income # 150 6th

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