Richmond County GA Information


Richmond County Subdivisions

Richmond County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 204,200
Daytime Population: Workers 133,915
Daytime Population: Residents 114,885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 248,800
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 193,230
Population in Familes 151,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,970
Population Density2 630
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $39,743
Average Household Income $54,446
Per Capita Income $22,343


Total Housing Units 87,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39,059 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,513 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,337 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $105,964
Average Home Value $145,333


Total Households 78,572
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 49,035
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 0.25% 0.11%
Households 0.29% 0.16%
Families 0.11% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Richmond County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 10 94th
Population Density # 13 92nd
Diversity Index # 41 75th
Median Household Income # 76 53rd
Per Capita Income # 55 66th

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