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Resaca, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Resaca is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gordon County at latitude 34.5794 and longitude -84.9438. Gordon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Resaca 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 Town of Resaca (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Resaca: Dublin, Resacca.

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


Total Population 565
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 202
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $101,471
Average Home Value $135,192


Median Household Income $41,584
Average Household Income $46,897
Per Capita Income $16,579
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.73%
Households 0.88% 0.72%
Families 0.5% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Resaca, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Resaca 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 # 433 31st
Population Density1 # 515 18th
Diversity Index2 # 442 29th
Median Household Income # 223 64th
Per Capita Income # 401 36th

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