Georgia’s Richest and Poorest Places

On July 1, 2015, we updated the demographic data in the Georgia HomeTownLocator Gazetteer with new estimates for 624 Georgia places including 535 incorporated places (425 cities and 105 towns) and 89 census designated places (CDPs). See Gazetteer References & Data Sources for methodology.

There is population, housing and income data for the current year and forecasted growth rates for the next five years. Using a simple online data comparison tool, we’ve identified Georgia’s richest and poorest places using the July 1, 2015 estimates of Average Household Income.

The City of Mountain Park in Fulton County has the highest Average Household Income in Georgia with an average estimated to be $177,305. Mountain Park has a total population of 564 and 206 households. Average household size is 2.17 people. The vast majority of housing is Owner Occupied (79.9%) with 11.6% of the housing units identified as vacant. Average Home Value in the Mountain Park is $621,795.

The City of Remerton in Lowndes County has the lowest Average Household Income in Georgia with the average estimated to be $27,308. Remerton has a population of 1,298 with 622 households. Average household size is 2.09. Owners occupy is just 4.4% of the housing units while renters occupy 84.2% and 11.4% of the housing units are vacant. Average Home Value in Remerton is $229.839.

See links below for more data about Georgia places and ZIP Codes:

  1. Top-Twenty Richest Georgia Places
  2. Twenty of the Poorest Georgia Places
  3. Top-Twenty Richest Georgia ZIP Codes
  4. Twenty of the Poorest Georgia ZIP Codes

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