Sardis, GA Community Profile: Data

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Sardis, Georgia - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Burke County at latitude 32.9752 and longitude -81.7576. Burke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sardis (see map) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,030
Population in Households 1,030
Population in Familes 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 666
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $74,359
Average Home Value $100,373


Median Household Income $27,279
Average Household Income $35,677
Per Capita Income $13,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.72% 0.33%
Households 0.94% 0.36%
Families 1.89% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Sardis, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sardis 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 # 357 43rd
Population Density1 # 257 59th
Diversity Index2 # 265 57th
Median Household Income # 532 15th
Per Capita Income # 564 10th

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