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Morganton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Morganton had a population of 305 as of July 1, 2017. Morganton 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 Morganton is located at latitude 34.8757 and longitude -84.2433 in Fannin County. 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. Fannin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The City of Morganton (GNIS ID: 2404303) 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 Morganton is located within Morganton Division of Fannin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morganton 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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Morganton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 305
Daytime Population: Workers 134
Daytime Population: Residents 212
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 346
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 368
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $35,917
Average Household Income $47,373
Per Capita Income $20,383


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $157,143
Average Home Value $247,340


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 83
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 0.09% 0.58%
Households 0.11% 0.65%
Families 0.68% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Morganton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morganton 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 # 512 18th
Population Density # 406 35th
Diversity Index # 626 0th
Median Household Income # 403 36th
Per Capita Income # 319 49th

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