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Nicholls, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The City of Nicholls had a population of 3,117 as of July 1, 2016. Nicholls 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 Nicholls is located at latitude 31.5189 and longitude -82.6383 in Coffee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nicholls (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Coffee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of Nicholls (GNIS ID: 2404380) 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 Nicholls is located within Nicholls Division of Coffee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nicholls 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 Nicholls: Nichols.

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


Total Population 3,117
Population in Households 1,251
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,866
Population Density1 1,706
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 3.65
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $54,795
Average Home Value $79,713


Median Household Income $27,889
Average Household Income $43,697
Per Capita Income $11,607
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.74% -0.04%
Households -0.09% -0.12%
Families 0.34% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Nicholls, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nicholls 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 # 222 65th
Population Density1 # 75 88th
Diversity Index2 # 226 64th
Median Household Income # 551 12th
Per Capita Income # 619 1st

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