Manchester, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manchester, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Manchester had a population of 4,113 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 32.8591 and longitude -84.6344 in Meriwether County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Meriwether County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Manchester are located in Meriwether County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Talbot County.

The City of Manchester (GNIS ID: 2405006) 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 Manchester is located within Manchester Division of Meriwether County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manchester 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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Manchester, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,113
Population in Households 4,113
Population in Familes 3,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 513
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,649
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,068
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 947 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 702 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $88,194
Average Home Value $132,664


Median Household Income $27,787
Average Household Income $39,485
Per Capita Income $15,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.27%
Households -0.5% -0.28%
Families -0.31% -0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.75%
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.

Manchester, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 184 71st
Population Density1 # 334 47th
Diversity Index2 # 223 65th
Median Household Income # 553 12th
Per Capita Income # 540 14th

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