McCaysville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McCaysville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of McCaysville had a population of 1,126 as of July 1, 2016. McCaysville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 McCaysville is located at latitude 34.982 and longitude -84.3712 in Fannin County. The formal boundaries for the City of McCaysville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fannin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,463 feet.

The City of McCaysville (GNIS ID: 2405044) 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 McCaysville is located within McCaysville Division of Fannin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McCaysville 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 McCaysville: Harpertown, Hawkinstown.

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


Total Population 1,126
Population in Households 1,126
Population in Familes 855
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 725
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $95,968
Average Home Value $169,830


Median Household Income $32,923
Average Household Income $46,037
Per Capita Income $22,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.11%
Households 1.07% 1.15%
Families 1.46% 1.03%
Median Household Income   3.6%
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.

McCaysville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCaysville 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 # 349 44th
Population Density1 # 236 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 624 0th
Median Household Income # 431 31st
Per Capita Income # 181 71st

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