Towns County GA Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Towns County GA Housing Affordability Index is 108
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

Towns County GA Wealth Index is 72
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 11,962 (100%)
Population in Households 10,929 (91.4%)
Population in Families 8,785 (73.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,033 ( 8.6%)
Population Density 72
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,847
Average Household Income $60,981
Per Capita Income $25,920
Wealth Index4 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,758 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,300 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,827 (43.1%)
Median Home Value $222,506
Housing Affordability Index3 108
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,058
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,295
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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 1.45% 1.05%
Households 1.25% 1.17%
Families 1.09% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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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, 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 # 120 25th
Population Density # 78 52nd
Diversity Index # 159 1st
Median Household Income # 55 66th
Per Capita Income # 36 78th

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