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Rochelle, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Rochelle is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wilcox County at latitude 31.9488 and longitude -83.4569. Wilcox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Rochelle 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 Rochelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rochelle: Vineyard.

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


Total Population 1,160
Population in Households 1,153
Population in Familes 953
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 608
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 474
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 324
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 324 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $91,087
Average Home Value $115,015


Median Household Income $31,014
Average Household Income $37,959
Per Capita Income $14,962
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% -0.24%
Households -0.15% -0.17%
Families 1.04% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Rochelle, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rochelle 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 # 342 45th
Population Density1 # 289 54th
Diversity Index2 # 192 70th
Median Household Income # 444 29th
Per Capita Income # 498 20th

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