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Rutledge, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Rutledge had a population of 850 as of July 1, 2016. Rutledge ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rutledge is located at latitude 33.6257 and longitude -83.6097 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rutledge (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Rutledge (GNIS ID: 2404661) 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 Rutledge is located within Rutledge Division of Morgan County.

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


Total Population 850
Population in Households 850
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $201,042
Average Home Value $262,451


Median Household Income $40,425
Average Household Income $60,821
Per Capita Income $22,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.36% 1.15%
Households 1.26% 1.06%
Families 2.57% 0.93%
Median Household Income   -0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Rutledge, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rutledge 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 # 381 39th
Population Density1 # 468 25th
Diversity Index2 # 466 26th
Median Household Income # 254 60th
Per Capita Income # 158 75th

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