Willacoochee, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Willacoochee, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Willacoochee had a population of 1,652 as of July 1, 2017. Willacoochee 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 Willacoochee is located at latitude 31.3351 and longitude -83.044 in Atkinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willacoochee (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Atkinson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

The City of Willacoochee (GNIS ID: 2405746) 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 Willacoochee is located within Willacoochee Division of Atkinson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willacoochee: Willicoochee.

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


Total Population 1,652
Daytime Population: Workers 1,011
Daytime Population: Residents 913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 1,652
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 433
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $28,947
Average Household Income $44,225
Per Capita Income $16,277


Total Housing Units 781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $70,435
Average Home Value $146,585


Total Households 604
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 427
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 2.4% 2.09%
Households 2.31% 2.07%
Families 2.58% 1.98%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Willacoochee, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willacoochee 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 # 301 52nd
Population Density # 371 41st
Diversity Index # 28 96th
Median Household Income # 554 12th
Per Capita Income # 549 13th

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