Watkinsville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Watkinsville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Watkinsville had a population of 2,873 as of July 1, 2016. Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville is located at latitude 33.8617 and longitude -83.4076 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watkinsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of Watkinsville (GNIS ID: 2405687) 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 Watkinsville is located within Watkinsville Division of Oconee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville: Big Spring.

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


Total Population 2,873
Population in Households 2,859
Population in Familes 2,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 879
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,067
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 821
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 802 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $211,184
Average Home Value $250,685


Median Household Income $64,682
Average Household Income $77,330
Per Capita Income $28,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.71%
Households 0.09% 0.59%
Families 0.86% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Watkinsville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watkinsville 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 # 232 63rd
Population Density1 # 192 69th
Diversity Index2 # 523 17th
Median Household Income # 40 94th
Per Capita Income # 59 91st

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