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Attapulgus, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Attapulgus is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Decatur County at latitude 30.7495 and longitude -84.4839. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Attapulgus, but most people and references simply refer to it as Attapulgus, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Attapulgus indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Attapulgus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Attapulgus: Allapulges, Ateapulgus, Borrough of Pleasant Grove, Hack, Pleasant Grove.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 439
Population in Households 437
Population in Familes 372
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 551
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $77,326
Average Home Value $119,084
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,279
Average Household Income $39,730
Per Capita Income $15,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.37%
Households -0.14% -0.36%
Families -0.77% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

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Attapulgus, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attapulgus 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 # 467 25th
Population Density1 # 317 49th
Diversity Index2 # 151 76th
Median Household Income # 504 19th
Per Capita Income # 482 23rd

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