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Resaca, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Resaca had a population of 770 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Resaca is located at latitude 34.5794 and longitude -84.9438 in Gordon County. 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. Gordon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Town of Resaca (GNIS ID: 2407201) 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 Resaca is located within Sugar Valley-Resaca Division of Gordon County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Resaca: Dublin, Resacca.

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


Total Population 770
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $116,797
Average Home Value $138,265


Median Household Income $37,647
Average Household Income $48,009
Per Capita Income $16,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.34%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families -0.53% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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 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 # 391 38th
Population Density1 # 449 28th
Diversity Index2 # 275 56th
Median Household Income # 317 50th
Per Capita Income # 488 22nd

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