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Hephzibah, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Hephzibah is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Richmond County at latitude 33.314 and longitude -82.0968. Richmond County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hephzibah 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 Hephzibah (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hephzibah: Brothersville, Lost Arcadia.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,983
Population in Households 3,963
Population in Familes 3,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,456
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,134
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,115 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $110,577
Average Home Value $133,199
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,482
Average Household Income $61,412
Per Capita Income $21,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% -0.03%
Households -0.02% 0.03%
Families 0.23% -0.04%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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 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 # 188 70th
Population Density1 # 506 19th
Diversity Index2 # 202 68th
Median Household Income # 113 82nd
Per Capita Income # 150 76th

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