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Colbert, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Colbert had a population of 620 as of July 1, 2016. Colbert 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 Colbert is located at latitude 34.0372 and longitude -83.2131 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colbert (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Colbert (GNIS ID: 2404093) 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 Colbert is located within Colbert Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colbert 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 Colbert: Five Forks.

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


Total Population 620
Population in Households 620
Population in Familes 533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 609
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $135,622


Median Household Income $39,805
Average Household Income $52,384
Per Capita Income $19,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.64%
Households 0.73% 0.63%
Families 2.45% 0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

Colbert, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colbert 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 # 425 32nd
Population Density1 # 297 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 484 23rd
Median Household Income # 265 58th
Per Capita Income # 335 47th

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