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College Park, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of College Park had a population of 14,942 as of July 1, 2016. College Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for College Park is located at latitude 33.6381 and longitude -84.4601 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of College Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of College Park are located in Fulton County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Clayton County.

The City of College Park (GNIS ID: 2404098) 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 College Park is located within College Park Division of Fulton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with College Park 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 College Park: Manchester.

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


Total Population 14,942
Population in Households 14,928
Population in Familes 11,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,484
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 5,902
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,533 (20.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,369 (58.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,594 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $149,046
Average Home Value $195,724


Median Household Income $32,078
Average Household Income $46,806
Per Capita Income $18,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 1.28%
Households 0.86% 1.1%
Families 0.73% 1.01%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

College Park, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares College Park 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 # 77 88th
Population Density1 # 89 86th
Diversity Index2 # 435 31st
Median Household Income # 455 27th
Per Capita Income # 362 42nd

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