Fargo, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fargo, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Fargo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clinch County at latitude 30.6869 and longitude -82.5715. Clinch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fargo, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fargo, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fargo indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fargo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

City of Fargo, GA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 300
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $164,946


Median Household Income $36,530
Average Household Income $42,447
Per Capita Income $16,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.58% -0.88%
Households -1.35% -0.86%
Families -0.76% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.


Fargo, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fargo 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 # 513 18th
Population Density1 # 584 6th
Diversity Index2 # 482 23rd
Median Household Income # 322 49th
Per Capita Income # 377 40th

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