Chickamauga, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chickamauga, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Chickamauga had a population of 3,096 as of July 1, 2016. Chickamauga ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Chickamauga is located at latitude 34.8775 and longitude -85.2884 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chickamauga (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Chickamauga (GNIS ID: 2404044) 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 Chickamauga is located within Chickamauga Division of Walker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chickamauga 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 Chickamauga: Crawfish Spring, Crawfish Springs, Snow Hill.

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


Total Population 3,096
Population in Households 3,096
Population in Familes 2,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,206
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,193
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 836
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 407 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $127,069
Average Home Value $161,182


Median Household Income $44,566
Average Household Income $60,142
Per Capita Income $23,576
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.09%
Households -0.07% -0.12%
Families -0.15% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Chickamauga, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chickamauga 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 # 223 65th
Population Density1 # 118 81st
Diversity Index2 # 586 7th
Median Household Income # 203 68th
Per Capita Income # 142 77th

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