Whitfield County GA Information


Whitfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,863
Daytime Population: Workers 60,462
Daytime Population: Residents 58,873
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 119,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 104,757
Population in Familes 89,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,106
Population Density2 365
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $42,583
Average Household Income $59,630
Per Capita Income $20,576


Total Housing Units 40,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,210 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,653 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,247 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $130,512
Average Home Value $171,507


Total Households 35,863
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 26,352
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 0.43% 0.53%
Households 0.27% 0.43%
Families 0.14% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Whitfield County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitfield 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 # 24 86th
Population Density # 24 86th
Diversity Index # 5 97th
Median Household Income # 52 68th
Per Capita Income # 83 48th

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