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Cochran, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Cochran had a population of 5,045 as of July 1, 2016. Cochran ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cochran is located at latitude 32.3873 and longitude -83.3514 in Bleckley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cochran (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Bleckley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Cochran (GNIS ID: 2404088) 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 Cochran is located within Cochran Division of Bleckley County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cochran: Dykesboro.

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


Total Population 5,045
Population in Households 3,920
Population in Familes 3,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,125
Population Density1 1,073
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,628
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,077
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 647 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $88,485
Average Home Value $115,214


Median Household Income $42,727
Average Household Income $55,498
Per Capita Income $19,836
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% 0.0%
Households -0.04% -0.02%
Families -0.04% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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 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 # 156 75th
Population Density1 # 140 78th
Diversity Index2 # 248 60th
Median Household Income # 217 65th
Per Capita Income # 289 54th

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