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Gillsville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Gillsville had a population of 248 as of July 1, 2019. Gillsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Gillsville is located at latitude 34.3079 and longitude -83.6335 in Banks County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gillsville encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Banks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Gillsville are located in Banks County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hall County.

The City of Gillsville (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Gillsville is located within Maysville Division of Banks County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gillsville: Stonethrow.

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Gillsville, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gillsville, GA Housing Affordability Index is 182
State of Georgia Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gillsville, GA Wealth Index is 82
State of Georgia Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 248 (100%)
Population in Households 248 (100.0%)
Population in Families 216 (87.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 223
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,237
Average Household Income $75,773
Per Capita Income $27,681
Wealth Index4 82

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $196,875
Housing Affordability Index3 182
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.58% 0.95%
Households 0.64% 0.9%
Families -0.32% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Gillsville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gillsville to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 539 14th
Population Density # 496 21st
Diversity Index # 486 22nd
Median Household Income # 82 87th
Per Capita Income # 128 80th

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