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Temple, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Temple had a population of 4,342 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Temple is located at latitude 33.7332 and longitude -85.0273 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Temple (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Temple (GNIS ID: 2405576) 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 Temple is located within Temple Division of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Temple 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 Temple: Ringers Cross Road.

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


Total Population 4,342
Population in Households 4,341
Population in Familes 3,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 638
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,484
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,139 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $106,903
Average Home Value $139,912


Median Household Income $49,878
Average Household Income $55,677
Per Capita Income $19,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.87%
Households 0.31% 0.77%
Families 0.51% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Temple, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temple 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 # 176 72nd
Population Density1 # 272 57th
Diversity Index2 # 460 27th
Median Household Income # 134 79th
Per Capita Income # 333 47th

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