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Santa Claus, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Santa Claus is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Toombs County at latitude 32.1707 and longitude -82.3296. Toombs County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Santa Claus 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 Santa Claus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Santa Claus: Santa Clause.

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


Total Population 173
Population in Households 170
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 938
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $117,021


Median Household Income $38,563
Average Household Income $47,601
Per Capita Income $16,714
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.12% 0.68%
Households 1.26% 0.77%
Families 3.32% 0.37%
Median Household Income   4.5%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.


Santa Claus, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Claus 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 # 571 8th
Population Density1 # 159 75th
Diversity Index2 # 38 94th
Median Household Income # 275 56th
Per Capita Income # 395 37th

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