The City of Folkston had a population of 2,940 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Folkston is located at latitude 30.8392 and longitude -82.0072 in Charlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Folkston (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charlton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.
The City of Folkston (GNIS ID: 2403627) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Folkston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||2,615|
|Population in Familes||2,196|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||325|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,116 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||628 (56.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||378 (33.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||111 ( 9.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$65,975|
|Average Home Value||$85,271|
|Median Household Income||$30,884|
|Average Household Income||$41,510|
|Per Capita Income||$14,242|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.17%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Folkston to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 229||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 244||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 233||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 470||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 565||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.