Hephzibah, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hephzibah, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Hephzibah had a population of 3,979 as of July 1, 2016. Hephzibah ranks in the lower 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 Hephzibah is located at latitude 33.2928 and longitude -82.0953 in Richmond County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hephzibah (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Richmond County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

The City of Hephzibah (GNIS ID: 2404686) 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 Hephzibah is located within Hephzibah Division of Richmond County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hephzibah 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 Hephzibah: Brothersville, Lost Arcadia.

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


Total Population 3,979
Population in Households 3,957
Population in Familes 3,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 1,459
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,093 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $95,547
Average Home Value $151,600


Median Household Income $45,996
Average Household Income $56,385
Per Capita Income $20,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.2%
Households 0.02% -0.14%
Families 0.14% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Hephzibah, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hephzibah 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 # 190 70th
Population Density1 # 511 18th
Diversity Index2 # 197 69th
Median Household Income # 176 72nd
Per Capita Income # 256 59th

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