McRae, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McRae, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of McRae (historical) had a population of 6,191 as of July 1, 2016. McRae 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 McRae is located at latitude 32.0565 and longitude -82.8907 in Telfair County. The formal boundaries for the City of McRae (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Telfair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The City of McRae (historical) (GNIS ID: 2405056) has a X1 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a governmental entity. 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 McRae (historical) is located within McRae-Helena Division of Telfair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McRae population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 6,191
Population in Households 4,528
Population in Familes 3,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,663
Population Density1 1,425
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 1,586
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 997
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 967 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 618 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $80,208
Average Home Value $110,294


Median Household Income $29,786
Average Household Income $42,036
Per Capita Income $14,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% -0.31%
Households -0.14% -0.29%
Families -0.02% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

McRae, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McRae 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 # 144 77th
Population Density1 # 95 85th
Diversity Index2 # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 501 20th
Per Capita Income # 587 6th

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