Whigham, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Whigham, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Whigham had a population of 480 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Whigham is located at latitude 30.8839 and longitude -84.3274 in Grady County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whigham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Grady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Whigham (GNIS ID: 2405728) 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 Whigham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Whigham, GA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 480
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 409
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $110,185
Average Home Value $168,702
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,448
Average Household Income $45,978
Per Capita Income $17,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.29%
Households 0.58% 0.36%
Families 2.25% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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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Whigham, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whigham 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 # 459 27th
Population Density1 # 384 39th
Diversity Index2 # 434 30th
Median Household Income # 385 38th
Per Capita Income # 402 36th

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