Walton County GA Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Walton County GA Housing Affordability Index is 137
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

Walton County GA Wealth Index is 82
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 95,441
Population in Households 94,743
Population in Familes 82,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 698
Population Density 293
Diversity Index1 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,685
Average Household Income $74,870
Per Capita Income $26,161
Wealth Index3 82

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 36,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,017 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,306 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,692 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $197,227
Housing Affordability Index2 137
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 33,323
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 25,579
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 1.42% 1.5%
Households 1.3% 1.43%
Families 1.19% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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Walton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walton 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 # 27 84th
Population Density # 27 84th
Diversity Index # 124 23rd
Median Household Income # 31 81st
Per Capita Income # 35 79th

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