Banks County, GA Demographics

The total population of Banks County is estimated to be 18,381 with 9,338 males (50.80%) and 9,043 females (49.20%). There are 295 less females than males in Banks County.
The median household income in Banks County was $62,577 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 4,887(8.47%) from $57,690 in 2020. This income is 83.88% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Banks County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $81,246. Overall, the median household income for the county of Banks County stands at $62,577.
In Banks County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $38,123 for males and $20,461 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $55,771 for males and $39,794 for females.
In Banks County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $66,251, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $20,067.
In 2022, the population of Banks County was 19,328, a 4.26% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Banks County's population was 18,538, an increase of 2.52% compared to a population of 18,082 in 2020.
The median age in Banks County, GA is 41.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.03% were under the age of 15, 18.33% aged 15 to 29, 46.85% aged 30 to 64, 15.51% aged 65 to 84, and 1.27% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Banks County population: 89.51% are White, 2.62% are Black or African American, 0.25% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.28% are Asian, 2.71% are some other race and 3.62% are multiracial.