Fort Valley, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fort Valley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Valley had a population of 8,833 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Valley ranks in the upper 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 Fort Valley is located at latitude 32.5511 and longitude -83.8799 in Peach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Peach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The City of Fort Valley (GNIS ID: 2403649) 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 Fort Valley is located within Fort Valley Division of Peach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Valley 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 Fort Valley: Fox Valley.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,833
Population in Households 8,207
Population in Familes 6,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 626
Population Density1 1,180
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,026
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,947
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,403 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,623 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $87,786
Average Home Value $110,702
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,823
Average Household Income $46,131
Per Capita Income $17,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.67% -0.4%
Households -0.42% -0.34%
Families 0.49% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Fort Valley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Valley 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 # 113 82nd
Population Density1 # 122 81st
Diversity Index2 # 259 59th
Median Household Income # 480 23rd
Per Capita Income # 430 31st

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