Blakely, GA Community Profile: Data

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Blakely, Georgia - Basic Facts

Blakely is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Blakely.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Early County at latitude 31.3777 and longitude -84.9341. Early County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 262 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Blakely (see map) encompass a land area of 17.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,911
Population in Households 4,843
Population in Familes 4,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,805
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,072 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 733 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $74,201
Average Home Value $100,303


Median Household Income $27,919
Average Household Income $40,579
Per Capita Income $15,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.69%
Households -0.44% -0.71%
Families -0.56% -0.8%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Blakely, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blakely 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 # 157 75th
Population Density1 # 447 29th
Diversity Index2 # 261 58th
Median Household Income # 513 18th
Per Capita Income # 471 25th

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