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Saint Marys, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Marys had a population of 18,070 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Marys is located at latitude 30.7542 and longitude -81.5726 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Marys (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.63 sq. miles and a water area of 2.37 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Saint Marys (GNIS ID: 2405398) 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 Saint Marys is located within Saint Marys Division of Camden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Marys 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 Saint Marys: Saint Mary, Saint Mary's, Saint Patrick, Sainte Marie.

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


Total Population 18,070
Population in Households 17,989
Population in Familes 15,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 799
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 6,867
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,713 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,154 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,144 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $189,432
Average Home Value $235,629


Median Household Income $50,620
Average Household Income $61,444
Per Capita Income $23,509
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.58%
Households 1.05% 0.67%
Families 0.84% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

Saint Marys, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Marys 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 # 56 91st
Population Density1 # 208 67th
Diversity Index2 # 334 47th
Median Household Income # 125 80th
Per Capita Income # 146 77th

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