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Patterson, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Patterson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pierce County at latitude 31.3849 and longitude -82.1354. Pierce County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Patterson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Patterson, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Patterson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Patterson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Patterson: Kate, Station Number Seven and One Half.

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Patterson, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 725
Population in Households 725
Population in Familes 632
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 283
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $71,875
Average Home Value $87,165


Median Household Income $43,242
Average Household Income $47,891
Per Capita Income $18,290
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% 0.06%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families 1.75% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Patterson, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Patterson to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 398 36th
Population Density1 # 443 29th
Diversity Index2 # 469 25th
Median Household Income # 195 69th
Per Capita Income # 295 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.