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Evans, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Evans Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Columbia County at latitude 33.5676 and longitude -82.1406. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Evans 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 Evans Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.27 sq. miles and a water area of 1.29 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Evans: Evens, Jenkins Station.

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


Total Population 32,039
Population in Households 31,733
Population in Familes 28,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density1 1,268
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 11,156
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 9,072
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,081 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,074 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 754 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $281,473
Average Home Value $311,859


Median Household Income $95,349
Average Household Income $113,475
Per Capita Income $39,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.36% 2.78%
Households 2.62% 2.95%
Families 2.3% 2.86%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.44%
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.


Evans, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Evans 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 # 29 96th
Population Density1 # 109 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 416 33rd
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 21 97th

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