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Cordele, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The City of Cordele had a population of 10,773 as of July 1, 2016. Cordele 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 Cordele is located at latitude 31.9561 and longitude -83.7701 in Crisp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cordele (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Crisp County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 315 feet.

The City of Cordele (GNIS ID: 2404129) 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 Cordele is located within Cordele Division of Crisp County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cordele population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 10,773
Population in Households 10,584
Population in Familes 8,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 1,062
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 4,132
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,608 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,524 (51.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 769 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $90,485
Average Home Value $129,975


Median Household Income $27,688
Average Household Income $42,947
Per Capita Income $16,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.51%
Households -0.5% -0.52%
Families -0.27% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.5%
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.

Cordele, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cordele 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 # 99 84th
Population Density1 # 142 77th
Diversity Index2 # 254 59th
Median Household Income # 559 11th
Per Capita Income # 492 22nd

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