Waco, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waco, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Waco had a population of 534 as of July 1, 2016. Waco ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Waco is located at latitude 33.7026 and longitude -85.1892 in Haralson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waco (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Haralson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,384 feet.

The City of Waco (GNIS ID: 2405657) 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 Waco is located within Bremen Division of Haralson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waco 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 Waco: Dean, Wacoville.

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


Total Population 534
Population in Households 532
Population in Familes 444
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 290
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $84,375
Average Home Value $97,948


Median Household Income $39,703
Average Household Income $50,056
Per Capita Income $18,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.45%
Households 0.58% 0.35%
Families 1.5% 0.38%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Waco, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waco 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 # 447 29th
Population Density1 # 446 29th
Diversity Index2 # 506 19th
Median Household Income # 270 57th
Per Capita Income # 352 44th

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