Ray City, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ray City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Ray City had a population of 1,149 as of July 1, 2015. Ray City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Ray City is located at latitude 31.0757 and longitude -83.1969 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ray City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of Ray City (GNIS ID: 2404595) 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 Ray City is located within Ray City Division of Berrien County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ray City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ray City: Rays Mill, Rays Mills, Rays Pond.

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Ray City, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,149
Population in Households 1,146
Population in Familes 950
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,289
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $94,286
Average Home Value $103,733


Median Household Income $41,671
Average Household Income $49,973
Per Capita Income $18,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.6%
Households 0.96% 0.6%
Families 1.79% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Ray City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ray City to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 342 45th
Population Density1 # 106 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 500 20th
Median Household Income # 222 65th
Per Capita Income # 318 49th

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