Dalton, GA 30720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 30720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dalton, GA 30720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,353
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,425
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,823
  • County: Whitfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.76, Longitude -84.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dalton, GA 30720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,466
Population in Households 26,674
Population in Familes 22,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 792
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 9,898
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,728
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,398 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,500 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,391 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $148,207
Average Home Value $208,985


Median Household Income $44,823
Average Household Income $66,469
Per Capita Income $24,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.36%
Households 0.29% 0.24%
Families 0.13% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Dalton, GA 30720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30720 to the other 717 ZIP Codes 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 # 137 81st
Population Density1 # 177 75th
Diversity Index2 # 47 94th
Median Household Income # 260 64th
Per Capita Income # 183 75th

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