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North High Shoals, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of North High Shoals had a population of 671 as of July 1, 2016. North High Shoals 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 North High Shoals is located at latitude 33.8288 and longitude -83.5016 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of North High Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Town of North High Shoals (GNIS ID: 2407005) 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 Town of North High Shoals is located within Watkinsville Division of Oconee County.

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


Total Population 671
Population in Households 656
Population in Familes 614
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 273
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $315,517
Average Home Value $379,142


Median Household Income $80,304
Average Household Income $98,767
Per Capita Income $32,873
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 2.82%
Households 0.34% 2.76%
Families -0.38% 2.77%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.

North High Shoals, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North High Shoals 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 # 413 34th
Population Density1 # 455 28th
Diversity Index2 # 585 7th
Median Household Income # 16 98th
Per Capita Income # 37 94th

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