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Guyton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Guyton had a population of 1,946 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Guyton is located at latitude 32.3323 and longitude -81.3904 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Guyton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The City of Guyton (GNIS ID: 2403777) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Guyton is located within Guyton-Springfield Division of Effingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Guyton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Guyton: Station Number 3.

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Guyton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,946
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 607
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 643
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $121,691
Average Home Value $163,849


Median Household Income $51,642
Average Household Income $60,353
Per Capita Income $20,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.44% 2.14%
Households 2.24% 2.03%
Families 2.04% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Guyton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guyton 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 # 284 55th
Population Density1 # 299 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 411 35th
Median Household Income # 112 82nd
Per Capita Income # 254 60th

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