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Cohutta, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Cohutta had a population of 668 as of July 1, 2016. Cohutta ranks in the lower 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 Cohutta is located at latitude 34.9552 and longitude -84.9672 in Whitfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cohutta (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Cohutta (GNIS ID: 2404092) 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 Cohutta is located within North Whitfield Division of Whitfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cohutta 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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Cohutta, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 668
Population in Households 664
Population in Familes 581
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $99,419
Average Home Value $142,162


Median Household Income $40,357
Average Household Income $59,912
Per Capita Income $21,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.18%
Households 0.0% 0.08%
Families 0.09% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Cohutta, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cohutta 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 # 415 34th
Population Density1 # 556 11th
Diversity Index2 # 545 13th
Median Household Income # 257 59th
Per Capita Income # 198 69th

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