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Bonanza, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Bonanza Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clayton County at latitude 33.4586 and longitude -84.3372. Clayton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The formal official name is the Bonanza Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bonanza, Georgia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bonanza indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bonanza Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bonanza, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,269
Population in Households 3,268
Population in Familes 2,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,729
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 1,092
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 788
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 686 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $69,004
Average Home Value $65,975


Median Household Income $47,611
Average Household Income $56,909
Per Capita Income $19,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 0.69%
Households 1.06% 0.79%
Families 0.0% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


Bonanza, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonanza to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 216 66th
Population Density1 # 28 96th
Diversity Index2 # 191 69th
Median Household Income # 149 76th
Per Capita Income # 225 64th

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