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Ranger, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Ranger had a population of 135 as of July 1, 2016. Ranger ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Ranger is located at latitude 34.5013 and longitude -84.7111 in Gordon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ranger (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gordon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Town of Ranger (GNIS ID: 2407174) 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 Town of Ranger is located within Redbud Division of Gordon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ranger 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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Ranger, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 135
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 165
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $115,625
Average Home Value $151,316


Median Household Income $27,703
Average Household Income $43,135
Per Capita Income $17,371
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.34% 0.42%
Families -1.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Ranger, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranger 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 # 598 5th
Population Density1 # 540 14th
Diversity Index2 # 623 1st
Median Household Income # 558 11th
Per Capita Income # 451 28th

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