Taliaferro County GA Information


Taliaferro County Subdivisions

Taliaferro County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,626 (100%)
Population in Households 1,619 (99.6%)
Population in Families 1,273 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 8
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $29,167
Average Household Income $39,915
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $17,730
Wealth Index5 31


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $69,301
Average Home Value $105,583
Housing Affordability Index3 208


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 448
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.53% -0.79%
Households -0.49% -0.76%
Families -0.67% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.83%


Taliaferro County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taliaferro County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 159 1st
Population Density # 158 1st
Median Household Income # 155 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 111 70th
Per Capita Income # 143 11th
Diversity Index # 62 63rd

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