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Cochran, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Cochran had a population of 5,114 as of July 1, 2017. Cochran ranks in the upper 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 Cochran is located at latitude 32.3873 and longitude -83.3514 in Bleckley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cochran (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Bleckley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Cochran (GNIS ID: 2404088) 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 Cochran is located within Cochran Division of Bleckley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cochran 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 Cochran: Dykesboro.

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


Total Population 5,114
Daytime Population: Workers 1,926
Daytime Population: Residents 3,810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,736
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 3,837
Population in Familes 3,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,277
Population Density2 1,087
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $44,799
Average Household Income $60,856
Per Capita Income $21,202


Total Housing Units 1,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 969 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $91,885
Average Home Value $123,760


Total Households 1,597
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,055
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 -0.21% 0.02%
Households -0.3% 0.03%
Families -0.32% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Cochran, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cochran 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 # 153 76th
Population Density # 138 78th
Diversity Index # 267 58th
Median Household Income # 220 65th
Per Capita Income # 274 56th

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