Holly Springs, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Holly Springs, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Holly Springs had a population of 10,600 as of July 1, 2016. Holly Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Holly Springs is located at latitude 34.1672 and longitude -84.4845 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holly Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,112 feet.

The City of Holly Springs (GNIS ID: 2404716) 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 Holly Springs is located within Holly Springs Division of Cherokee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holly Springs 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 Holly Springs: Hollysprings.

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


Total Population 10,600
Population in Households 10,600
Population in Familes 9,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,599
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 3,812
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,004 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 809 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $197,471
Average Home Value $226,947


Median Household Income $65,209
Average Household Income $82,241
Per Capita Income $28,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.3% 2.05%
Households 2.17% 1.94%
Families 2.86% 1.93%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Holly Springs, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holly Springs 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 # 101 84th
Population Density1 # 82 87th
Diversity Index2 # 501 20th
Median Household Income # 38 94th
Per Capita Income # 61 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.