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Shellman, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Shellman had a population of 1,072 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shellman is located at latitude 31.7571 and longitude -84.6159 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shellman (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 384 feet.

The City of Shellman (GNIS ID: 2405457) 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 Shellman is located within Shellman Division of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shellman 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 Shellman: Notchway, Schellman, Ward, Wards Station.

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


Total Population 1,072
Population in Households 1,072
Population in Familes 869
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 340
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $127,535


Median Household Income $29,914
Average Household Income $43,969
Per Capita Income $18,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.28%
Households -0.23% -0.33%
Families -1.11% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Shellman, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shellman 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 # 356 43rd
Population Density1 # 420 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 299 52nd
Median Household Income # 497 21st
Per Capita Income # 367 42nd

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