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Resaca, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Resaca had a population of 560 as of July 1, 2015. Resaca ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Resaca: Dublin, Resacca.

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Resaca, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 560
Population in Households 543
Population in Familes 464
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 200
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $111,806
Average Home Value $147,835


Median Household Income $40,317
Average Household Income $47,988
Per Capita Income $16,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.39%
Households 0.51% 0.42%
Families 0.0% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 437 30th
Population Density1 # 517 17th
Diversity Index2 # 444 29th
Median Household Income # 243 61st
Per Capita Income # 415 34th

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