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Hartwell, Georgia - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hart County at latitude 34.3529 and longitude -82.9321. Hart County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 807 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hartwell (see map) encompass a land area of 5.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,469
Population in Households 4,265
Population in Familes 3,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 204
Population Density1 878
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,888
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,054 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 834 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $82,749
Average Home Value $114,577


Median Household Income $23,687
Average Household Income $34,162
Per Capita Income $14,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.02%
Households -0.01% 0.03%
Families 0.97% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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.


Hartwell, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartwell 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 # 167 73rd
Population Density1 # 189 70th
Diversity Index2 # 220 65th
Median Household Income # 604 3rd
Per Capita Income # 537 14th

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