Folkston, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 975 housing units in Folkston. This represents a 11.3% growth from 876 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 854 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 121 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Folkston is about 62.9%. Folkston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.9%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Folkston were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom12%
Two Bedrooms25.90%
Three Bedrooms44.20%
Four Bedrooms10.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$65,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$53,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$279

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1%
Home Equity Loan5.80%
Simple Mortgage34.20%
Debt Free59%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%