Statesboro, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Statesboro, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Statesboro had a population of 28,798 as of July 1, 2015. Statesboro 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 Statesboro is located at latitude 32.4394 and longitude -81.7751 in Bulloch County. The formal boundaries for the City of Statesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Bulloch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 256 feet.

The City of Statesboro 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Statesboro 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 Statesboro: Statesborough.

City of Statesboro, GA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 28,798
Population in Households 24,164
Population in Familes 11,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,634
Population Density1 2,133
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,194
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,915
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,303 (19.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,891 (66.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,721 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $121,896
Average Home Value $149,510
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,084
Average Household Income $34,126
Per Capita Income $12,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% -0.05%
Households -0.02% -0.11%
Families 0.33% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Statesboro, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Statesboro 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 # 34 95th
Population Density1 # 54 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 175 72nd
Median Household Income # 613 2nd
Per Capita Income # 602 4th

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