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Redan, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Redan Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in DeKalb County at latitude 33.7376 and longitude -84.16. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The formal official name is the Redan Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Redan, Georgia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Redan indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Redan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 33,279
Population in Households 33,177
Population in Familes 27,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 3,463
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 12,118
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 8,291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,611 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,507 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,457 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $157,139
Average Home Value $161,375


Median Household Income $47,278
Average Household Income $56,705
Per Capita Income $20,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.53%
Households 0.32% 0.67%
Families 0.23% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


Redan, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redan 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 # 28 96th
Population Density1 # 11 98th
Diversity Index2 # 585 6th
Median Household Income # 152 76th
Per Capita Income # 196 69th

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