Whitesburg, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Whitesburg, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Whitesburg had a population of 594 as of July 1, 2016. Whitesburg ranks in the lower 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 Whitesburg is located at latitude 33.4921 and longitude -84.9143 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whitesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Whitesburg (GNIS ID: 2405736) 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 Whitesburg is located within Whitesburg Division of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitesburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 594
Population in Households 594
Population in Familes 514
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $101,923
Average Home Value $178,163


Median Household Income $53,039
Average Household Income $67,985
Per Capita Income $24,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.09%
Families 0.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Whitesburg, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitesburg 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 # 431 31st
Population Density1 # 499 20th
Diversity Index2 # 578 8th
Median Household Income # 98 85th
Per Capita Income # 112 82nd

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