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Rincon, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Rincon had a population of 10,342 as of July 1, 2017. Rincon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rincon is located at latitude 32.2939 and longitude -81.2355 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rincon (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Town of Rincon (GNIS ID: 2407220) 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 Town of Rincon is located within Rincon Division of Effingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rincon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rincon, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,342
Daytime Population: Workers 2,910
Daytime Population: Residents 5,350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,260
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 10,342
Population in Familes 8,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,156
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $67,786
Average Household Income $78,562
Per Capita Income $27,916


Total Housing Units 4,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,449 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,309 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $179,388
Average Home Value $220,968


Total Households 3,758
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,802
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.88% 2.06%
Households 1.83% 2.06%
Families 2.34% 1.96%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Rincon, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rincon to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 103 84th
Population Density # 127 80th
Diversity Index # 354 44th
Median Household Income # 38 94th
Per Capita Income # 84 87th

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