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Cherry Log, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Cherry Log Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gilmer County at latitude 34.786 and longitude -84.3836. Gilmer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,585 feet.

The formal official name is the Cherry Log Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cherry Log, Georgia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Cherry Log indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Cherry Log Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cherry Log: Cherring, Cherrylog.

Cherry Log Census Designated Place, GA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 122
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (48.4%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $207,727


Median Household Income $39,152
Average Household Income $49,264
Per Capita Income $23,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 0.81%
Households 0.75% 0.92%
Families 3.6% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Cherry Log, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherry Log 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 # 601 4th
Population Density1 # 591 5th
Diversity Index2 # 612 2nd
Median Household Income # 262 58th
Per Capita Income # 105 83rd

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