Willacoochee, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Willacoochee, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Willacoochee had a population of 1,597 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willacoochee: Willicoochee.

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Willacoochee, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,597
Population in Households 1,597
Population in Familes 1,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 418
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $31,512
Average Household Income $45,775
Per Capita Income $16,953


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 397 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $73,684
Average Home Value $152,652


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 415
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.69% 1.36%
Households 1.71% 1.35%
Families 1.91% 1.27%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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, 2018 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 # 307 51st
Population Density # 381 39th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 529 16th
Per Capita Income # 544 13th

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