Griffin, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Griffin, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Griffin had a population of 23,742 as of July 1, 2016. Griffin ranks in the upper 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 Griffin is located at latitude 33.2413 and longitude -84.2767 in Spalding County. The formal boundaries for the City of Griffin (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Spalding County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Griffin (GNIS ID: 2403763) 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 Griffin is located within Griffin Division of Spalding County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Griffin 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 Griffin: Pleasant Grove.

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


Total Population 23,742
Population in Households 22,859
Population in Familes 18,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 883
Population Density1 1,703
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 8,916
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 5,848
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,542 (33.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,375 (50.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,802 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $105,021
Average Home Value $150,049


Median Household Income $33,374
Average Household Income $47,779
Per Capita Income $18,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.27%
Households -0.05% 0.14%
Families 0.08% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Griffin, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Griffin 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 # 43 93rd
Population Density1 # 76 88th
Diversity Index2 # 133 79th
Median Household Income # 421 33rd
Per Capita Income # 354 44th

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