Towns County GA Information


Towns County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,684
Daytime Population: Workers 4,034
Daytime Population: Residents 7,786
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,820
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 10,651
Population in Familes 8,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,033
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,601
Average Household Income $52,652
Per Capita Income $22,978


Total Housing Units 8,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,804 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,120 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,881 (44.1%)
Median Home Value $201,059
Average Home Value $244,802


Total Households 4,924
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,217
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 1.52% 1.2%
Households 1.22% 1.33%
Families 1.06% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Towns County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Towns 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 # 118 26th
Population Density # 78 52nd
Diversity Index # 158 1st
Median Household Income # 88 45th
Per Capita Income # 46 72nd

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