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East Point, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of East Point is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fulton County at latitude 33.6724 and longitude -84.475. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for East Point 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 East Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 34,379
Population in Households 33,921
Population in Familes 25,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 458
Population Density1 2,343
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 13,677
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,090 (34.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,588 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,062 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $134,214
Average Home Value $153,929


Median Household Income $37,071
Average Household Income $49,157
Per Capita Income $19,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 0.71%
Households 0.6% 0.86%
Families 0.55% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
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.


East Point, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Point 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 # 24 96th
Population Density1 # 42 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 252 60th
Median Household Income # 314 50th
Per Capita Income # 230 63rd

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