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Scottdale, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Scottdale Census Designated Place had a population of 11,173 as of July 1, 2016. Scottdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Scottdale is located at latitude 33.7994 and longitude -84.2633 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Scottdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The Scottdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402833) 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 Scottdale Census Designated Place is located within Atlanta-Decatur Division of DeKalb County.

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


Total Population 11,173
Population in Households 11,115
Population in Familes 7,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 3,132
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 4,411
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,318
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,698 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,712 (54.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 598 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $185,574
Average Home Value $189,741


Median Household Income $41,816
Average Household Income $59,408
Per Capita Income $24,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.7%
Households 0.11% 0.53%
Families -1.05% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Scottdale, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scottdale 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 # 96 85th
Population Density1 # 23 96th
Diversity Index2 # 42 93rd
Median Household Income # 231 63rd
Per Capita Income # 109 83rd

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