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Wrens, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Wrens had a population of 2,251 as of July 1, 2016. Wrens ranks in the upper 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 Wrens is located at latitude 33.2074 and longitude -82.3876 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wrens (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The City of Wrens (GNIS ID: 2405793) 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 Wrens is located within Wrens Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wrens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,251
Population in Households 2,251
Population in Familes 1,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 718
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 892
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 617
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $85,172
Average Home Value $100,845


Median Household Income $32,619
Average Household Income $42,452
Per Capita Income $16,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% -0.11%
Households 0.59% 0.0%
Families 0.08% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Wrens, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wrens 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 # 265 58th
Population Density1 # 238 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 154 75th
Median Household Income # 443 30th
Per Capita Income # 493 21st

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