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.
|Population in Households||2,859|
|Population in Familes||2,532|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||14|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|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)|
|Median Household Income||2.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
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.
|Total Population||# 232||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 192||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 523||17th|
|Median Household Income||# 40||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 59||91st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.