Baxley, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Baxley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Baxley had a population of 4,270 as of July 1, 2017. Baxley ranks in the upper 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 Baxley is located at latitude 31.7647 and longitude -82.3518 in Appling County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baxley (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Appling County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Baxley (GNIS ID: 2403822) 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 Baxley is located within Baxley Division of Appling County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baxley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Baxley, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,270
Daytime Population: Workers 5,784
Daytime Population: Residents 2,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.90
Population in Households 4,106
Population in Familes 3,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 525
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $37,470
Average Household Income $50,495
Per Capita Income $19,323


Total Housing Units 2,008 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 910 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 685 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $89,427
Average Home Value $118,764


Total Households 1,595
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.07%
Households -0.27% -0.09%
Families -0.09% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Baxley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baxley to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 180 71st
Population Density # 328 48th
Diversity Index # 93 86th
Median Household Income # 362 42nd
Per Capita Income # 383 39th

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