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Sky Valley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sky Valley had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2016. Sky Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sky Valley is located at latitude 34.986 and longitude -83.327 in Rabun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sky Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rabun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3,297 feet.

The City of Sky Valley (GNIS ID: 2405468) 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 Sky Valley is located within Mountain City Division of Rabun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sky Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 276
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 91
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (12.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 3.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 787 (84.6%)
Median Home Value $235,714
Average Home Value $248,661


Median Household Income $53,806
Average Household Income $65,058
Per Capita Income $28,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.43%
Households 0.11% 0.28%
Families -0.33% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Sky Valley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sky 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 # 526 16th
Population Density1 # 600 4th
Diversity Index2 # 583 7th
Median Household Income # 94 85th
Per Capita Income # 63 90th

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