Candler-McAfee CDP, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Candler-McAfee CDP, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Candler-McAfee Census Designated Place had a population of 23,454 as of July 1, 2016. Candler-McAfee CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Candler-McAfee CDP is located at latitude 33.7262 and longitude -84.2709 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Candler-McAfee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

The Candler-McAfee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402746) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Candler-McAfee Census Designated Place is located within Atlanta-Decatur Division of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Candler-McAfee CDP 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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Candler-McAfee CDP, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,454
Population in Households 23,142
Population in Familes 18,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density1 3,347
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 8,734
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,677
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,808 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,926 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,545 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $109,859
Average Home Value $128,438


Median Household Income $35,202
Average Household Income $47,813
Per Capita Income $18,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.64%
Households 0.25% 0.57%
Families 0.18% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Candler-McAfee CDP, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Candler-McAfee CDP 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 # 44 93rd
Population Density1 # 18 97th
Diversity Index2 # 582 7th
Median Household Income # 381 39th
Per Capita Income # 393 37th

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