Scotland, GA Community Profile: Data

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Scotland, Georgia - Basic Facts

Scotland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Scotland.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Telfair County at latitude 32.0488 and longitude -82.8171. Telfair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotland: McVille.

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Also See: Mc Rae, GA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 350
Population in Households 350
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 253
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $47,000
Average Home Value $67,287


Median Household Income $26,620
Average Household Income $35,764
Per Capita Income $14,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.05% -0.81%
Households -0.85% -0.9%
Families -4.7% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Scotland, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotland 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 # 499 20th
Population Density1 # 468 25th
Diversity Index2 # 242 61st
Median Household Income # 553 12th
Per Capita Income # 528 16th

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