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Dacula, Georgia - Basic Facts

Dacula is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Dacula.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gwinnett County at latitude 33.9887 and longitude -83.898. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Dacula (see map) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dacula: Freeman, Freemantown.

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Dacula, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dacula 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 # 162 74th
Population Density1 # 164 74th
Diversity Index2 # 127 80th
Median Household Income # 34 95th
Per Capita Income # 72 89th

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


Total Population 4,635
Population in Households 4,635
Population in Familes 4,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 934
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,523
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 1,248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,246 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $143,141
Average Home Value $161,336


Median Household Income $67,031
Average Household Income $80,409
Per Capita Income $25,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 1.7%
Households 0.8% 1.6%
Families 1.27% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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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