Dacula, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dacula, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Dacula had a population of 5,452 as of July 1, 2016. Dacula ranks in the upper 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 Dacula is located at latitude 33.9793 and longitude -83.8854 in Gwinnett County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dacula (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Dacula (GNIS ID: 2404173) 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 City of Dacula is located within Dacula-Rocky Creek Division of Gwinnett County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dacula 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 Dacula: Freeman, Freemantown.

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


Total Population 5,452
Population in Households 5,452
Population in Familes 4,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,099
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,760
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,445
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,423 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $156,601
Average Home Value $193,469


Median Household Income $57,291
Average Household Income $68,597
Per Capita Income $21,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.33% 2.15%
Households 2.9% 2.01%
Families 3.25% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Dacula, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dacula 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 # 150 76th
Population Density1 # 132 79th
Diversity Index2 # 107 83rd
Median Household Income # 65 90th
Per Capita Income # 208 67th

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