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Cochran, Georgia - Basic Facts

Cochran is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Cochran.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bleckley County at latitude 32.3868 and longitude -83.3546. Bleckley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cochran (see map) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cochran: Dykesboro.

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


Total Population 4,949
Population in Households 3,859
Population in Familes 3,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,090
Population Density1 1,079
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,622
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,075
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 999 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 623 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $79,534
Average Home Value $98,071


Median Household Income $36,541
Average Household Income $47,369
Per Capita Income $15,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.93% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.17%
Families 0.07% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Cochran, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cochran 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 # 156 75th
Population Density1 # 134 79th
Diversity Index2 # 249 60th
Median Household Income # 321 49th
Per Capita Income # 436 30th

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