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Acworth, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Acworth had a population of 22,209 as of July 1, 2016. Acworth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Acworth is located at latitude 34.0585 and longitude -84.6716 in Cobb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Acworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles. Cobb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Acworth (GNIS ID: 2403059) 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 Acworth is located within Acworth-Kennesaw Division of Cobb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Acworth 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 Acworth: Ackworth, Northcutt Station.

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


Total Population 22,209
Population in Households 22,199
Population in Familes 18,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,691
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 8,271
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 5,671
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,373 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,898 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 686 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $163,793
Average Home Value $175,982


Median Household Income $53,505
Average Household Income $66,309
Per Capita Income $24,428
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.63%
Households 1.24% 1.58%
Families 1.29% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Acworth, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Acworth 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 # 46 93rd
Population Density1 # 34 95th
Diversity Index2 # 70 89th
Median Household Income # 95 85th
Per Capita Income # 119 81st

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