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The Gresham Park Census Designated Place had a population of 7,995 as of July 1, 2016. Gresham Park 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 Gresham Park is located at latitude 33.707 and longitude -84.312 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Gresham Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Gresham Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402552) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with 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 Gresham Park Census Designated Place is located within Atlanta-Decatur Division of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gresham Park 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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Gresham Park, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,995
Population in Households 7,591
Population in Familes 6,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density1 2,852
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,920
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,962
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,824 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,096 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $121,773
Average Home Value $138,130


Median Household Income $36,838
Average Household Income $47,882
Per Capita Income $17,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 1.26%
Households 1.01% 1.14%
Families 0.73% 1.06%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Gresham Park, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gresham Park 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 # 118 81st
Population Density1 # 27 96th
Diversity Index2 # 525 16th
Median Household Income # 335 47th
Per Capita Income # 439 30th

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