Trenton, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Trenton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 2,503 as of July 1, 2016. Trenton ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Trenton is located at latitude 34.8741 and longitude -85.5097 in Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2405603) 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 Trenton is located within Trenton Division of Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trenton 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 Trenton: Salem.

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


Total Population 2,503
Population in Households 2,430
Population in Familes 1,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 999
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 668
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 568 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $106,204
Average Home Value $142,254


Median Household Income $32,587
Average Household Income $43,515
Per Capita Income $18,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.36% 0.85%
Households 1.61% 1.02%
Families 1.76% 0.97%
Median Household Income   -1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Trenton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 257 59th
Population Density1 # 217 65th
Diversity Index2 # 591 6th
Median Household Income # 444 29th
Per Capita Income # 364 42nd

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