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Sandersville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sandersville had a population of 6,079 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sandersville is located at latitude 32.9821 and longitude -82.8097 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Sandersville (GNIS ID: 2405415) 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 Sandersville is located within Sandersville Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandersville 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 Sandersville: Saunders Cross Road, Saunders Cross Roads, Saundersville.

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


Total Population 6,079
Population in Households 5,913
Population in Familes 4,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,425
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,409 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,015 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $103,485
Average Home Value $143,639


Median Household Income $30,977
Average Household Income $45,841
Per Capita Income $18,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.44%
Households 0.58% 0.47%
Families 0.63% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Sandersville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandersville 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 # 147 77th
Population Density1 # 349 44th
Diversity Index2 # 315 50th
Median Household Income # 476 24th
Per Capita Income # 376 40th

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