Baxley, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Baxley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Baxley had a population of 4,324 as of July 1, 2016. Baxley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Baxley is located at latitude 31.7647 and longitude -82.3518 in Appling County. 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. Appling County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Baxley (GNIS ID: 2403822) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Baxley is located within Baxley Division of Appling County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baxley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Baxley, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,324
Population in Households 4,166
Population in Familes 3,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,604
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,052
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 690 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $89,912
Average Home Value $118,982


Median Household Income $36,107
Average Household Income $48,365
Per Capita Income $18,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.14%
Households -0.23% 0.04%
Families 0.02% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 177 72nd
Population Density1 # 327 48th
Diversity Index2 # 94 85th
Median Household Income # 354 44th
Per Capita Income # 385 39th

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