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Braselton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Braselton had a population of 9,487 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Braselton is located at latitude 34.1076 and longitude -83.8129 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Braselton (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Braselton are located in Jackson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Barrow County, Gwinnett County, and Hall County.

The Town of Braselton (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Town of Braselton is located within Auburn Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Braselton 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 Braselton: Braseltown.

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


Total Population 9,487
Population in Households 9,455
Population in Familes 8,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 760
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 3,151
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,690 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $241,971
Average Home Value $308,829


Median Household Income $75,734
Average Household Income $102,775
Per Capita Income $33,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.81% 3.34%
Households 3.41% 3.21%
Families 3.27% 3.1%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Braselton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braselton 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 # 109 83rd
Population Density1 # 224 64th
Diversity Index2 # 385 39th
Median Household Income # 23 96th
Per Capita Income # 35 95th

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