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Baxley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Baxley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Appling County at latitude 31.7647 and longitude -82.3518. Appling County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Baxley, but most people and references simply refer to it as Baxley, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Baxley indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Baxley (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Baxley, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,395
Population in Households 4,210
Population in Familes 3,432
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density1 525
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,652
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,087
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 690 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 385 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $73,724
Average Home Value $92,040


Median Household Income $28,939
Average Household Income $40,704
Per Capita Income $15,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.15%
Households -0.03% 0.16%
Families 0.48% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Baxley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baxley to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 170 73rd
Population Density1 # 330 47th
Diversity Index2 # 74 88th
Median Household Income # 487 22nd
Per Capita Income # 464 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.