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Carl, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Carl had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2020. Carl ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carl is located at latitude 34.0057 and longitude -83.8113 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carl encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The Town of Carl (GNIS ID: 2405378) 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 Town of Carl is located within Auburn Division of Barrow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carl: Dillards Cross Roads.


Carl, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 284 (100%)
Population in Households 284 (100.0%)
Population in Families 243 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 261
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $50,364
Average Household Income $58,611
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $19,486
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $136,207
Average Home Value $170,486
Housing Affordability Index3 246


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.06% 2.22%
Households 1.13% 2.09%
Families 2.85% 2.06%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
Owner Occupied HU   3.17%


Carl, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carl to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 527 16th
Population Density # 469 25th
Median Household Income # 216 66th
Housing Affordability Index # 465 74th
Per Capita Income # 440 30th
Diversity Index # 403 35th

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