Ray City, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ray City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Ray City had a population of 1,103 as of July 1, 2018. Ray City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Ray City is located at latitude 31.0746 and longitude -83.1993 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ray City encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of Ray City (GNIS ID: 2404595) 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 Ray City is located within Ray City Division of Berrien County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ray City: Rays Mill, Rays Mills, Rays Pond.

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


Total Population 1,103
Population in Households 1,100
Population in Familes 910
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,237
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $40,769
Average Household Income $52,439
Per Capita Income $19,336


Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $124,684
Average Home Value $141,489


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 290
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 0.14% 0.31%
Households 0.03% 0.29%
Families 0.56% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Ray City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ray City 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 # 351 44th
Population Density # 117 81st
Diversity Index # 512 19th
Median Household Income # 316 50th
Per Capita Income # 428 32nd

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