Attapulgus, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Attapulgus, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Attapulgus had a population of 452 as of July 1, 2015. Attapulgus ranks in the upper 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 Attapulgus is located at latitude 30.7495 and longitude -84.4839 in Decatur County. 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. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Attapulgus (GNIS ID: 2403131) 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 Attapulgus is located within Attapulgus Division of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attapulgus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)


Total Population 452
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 382
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 568
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $64,706
Average Home Value $96,455


Median Household Income $27,301
Average Household Income $40,330
Per Capita Income $15,467
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% -0.09%
Households 0.44% 0.0%
Families -0.16% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 463 26th
Population Density1 # 313 50th
Diversity Index2 # 141 77th
Median Household Income # 561 10th
Per Capita Income # 507 19th

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