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Eatonton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Eatonton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Putnam County at latitude 33.3258 and longitude -83.3889. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Eatonton 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 Eatonton (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 6,365
Population in Households 6,205
Population in Familes 5,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 310
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,383
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,631
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,478 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 385 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $76,285
Average Home Value $101,014


Median Household Income $25,613
Average Household Income $35,644
Per Capita Income $13,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.42% 0.03%
Households -0.27% 0.08%
Families -0.53% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Eatonton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eatonton 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 # 138 78th
Population Density1 # 434 31st
Diversity Index2 # 102 84th
Median Household Income # 577 8th
Per Capita Income # 561 10th

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