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Lumber City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lumber City had a population of 1,317 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lumber City is located at latitude 31.9331 and longitude -82.6832 in Telfair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lumber City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Telfair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of Lumber City (GNIS ID: 2404972) 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 Lumber City is located within Lumber City Division of Telfair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lumber City 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 Lumber City: Artesian City, Camp Little Ocmulgee.

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


Total Population 1,317
Population in Households 1,234
Population in Familes 996
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 684
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $59,298
Average Home Value $74,280


Median Household Income $28,401
Average Household Income $41,035
Per Capita Income $16,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.35%
Households -0.09% -0.23%
Families 0.4% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Lumber City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lumber City 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 # 330 47th
Population Density1 # 252 60th
Diversity Index2 # 314 50th
Median Household Income # 540 14th
Per Capita Income # 485 23rd

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