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Saint Simons, Georgia - Basic Facts

The St. Simons Census Designated Place had a population of 13,605 as of July 1, 2016. Saint Simons 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 Saint Simons is located at latitude 31.1766 and longitude -81.3856 in Glynn County. The formal boundaries for the St. Simons Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.11 sq. miles and a water area of 1.02 sq. miles. Glynn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The St. Simons Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402813) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The St. Simons Census Designated Place is located within Saint Simons Division of Glynn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Simons population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 13,605
Population in Households 13,512
Population in Familes 10,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 844
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,518
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 3,839
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,581 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,936 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,253 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $413,952
Average Home Value $516,017


Median Household Income $78,433
Average Household Income $113,099
Per Capita Income $54,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 1.08%
Households 1.02% 1.02%
Families 0.87% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Saint Simons, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Simons 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 # 85 87th
Population Density1 # 198 69th
Diversity Index2 # 599 5th
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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