Clarkesville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clarkesville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Clarkesville had a population of 1,734 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Clarkesville is located at latitude 34.6093 and longitude -83.5275 in Habersham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clarkesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Habersham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,358 feet.

The City of Clarkesville (GNIS ID: 2404056) 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 Clarkesville 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 Clarkesville: Clarksville.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,734
Population in Households 1,629
Population in Familes 1,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 705
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 443
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $114,748
Average Home Value $143,246
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,264
Average Household Income $53,312
Per Capita Income $21,819
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.47%
Households -0.05% 0.44%
Families 1.3% 0.27%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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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Clarkesville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkesville 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 # 295 53rd
Population Density1 # 240 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 432 31st
Median Household Income # 306 51st
Per Capita Income # 165 74th

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