Elberton, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elberton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Elberton had a population of 4,537 as of July 1, 2015. Elberton 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 Elberton is located at latitude 34.1068 and longitude -82.8726 in Elbert County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elberton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Elbert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The City of Elberton (GNIS ID: 2403550) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elberton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elberton: Elbert Court House, Elbertville.

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Elberton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,537
Population in Households 4,459
Population in Familes 3,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 956
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,990
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,239
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,036 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 954 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $84,726
Average Home Value $108,470
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,489
Average Household Income $41,600
Per Capita Income $17,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.48%
Households -0.32% -0.45%
Families 0.5% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Elberton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elberton to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 165 74th
Population Density1 # 160 75th
Diversity Index2 # 107 83rd
Median Household Income # 527 16th
Per Capita Income # 376 40th

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