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Perkins, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Perkins Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jenkins County at latitude 32.9193 and longitude -81.9444. Jenkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The formal official name is the Perkins Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Perkins, Georgia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Perkins indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Perkins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Perkins: Perkins Station.

Perkins Census Designated Place, GA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 89
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $39,063
Average Home Value $61,000


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $41,854
Per Capita Income $14,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.45%
Households -0.63% 0.0%
Families 1.98% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Perkins, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perkins 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 # 613 2nd
Population Density1 # 614 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 448 29th
Median Household Income # 589 6th
Per Capita Income # 503 20th

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