Carrollton, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Carrollton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Carrollton had a population of 26,254 as of July 1, 2016. Carrollton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carrollton is located at latitude 33.5818 and longitude -85.0833 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carrollton (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The City of Carrollton (GNIS ID: 2404000) 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 Carrollton is located within Carrollton Division of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carrollton 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 Carrollton: Troupsville.

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


Total Population 26,254
Population in Households 22,558
Population in Familes 15,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,696
Population Density1 1,177
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 8,631
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,959
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,406 (33.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,225 (51.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,539 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $138,148
Average Home Value $208,632


Median Household Income $38,143
Average Household Income $54,566
Per Capita Income $21,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.56%
Households 0.43% 0.55%
Families 1.25% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Carrollton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carrollton 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 # 41 94th
Population Density1 # 123 81st
Diversity Index2 # 88 86th
Median Household Income # 300 52nd
Per Capita Income # 201 68th

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