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Morganton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Morganton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fannin County at latitude 34.8757 and longitude -84.2433. Fannin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Morganton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Morganton, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Morganton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Morganton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 303
Population in Households 303
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 365
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $157,692
Average Home Value $242,448


Median Household Income $34,426
Average Household Income $44,281
Per Capita Income $19,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.39%
Households 0.19% 0.49%
Families 1.17% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Morganton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morganton 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 # 511 18th
Population Density1 # 402 36th
Diversity Index2 # 622 0th
Median Household Income # 379 39th
Per Capita Income # 250 60th

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