Waynesboro, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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Waynesboro, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Waynesboro had a population of 6,068 as of July 1, 2018. Waynesboro 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 Waynesboro is located at latitude 33.0913 and longitude -82.0143 in Burke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waynesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Burke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Waynesboro (GNIS ID: 2405697) 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 Waynesboro is located within Waynesboro Division of Burke County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Waynesborough.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,068
Population in Households 5,979
Population in Familes 5,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 1,109
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,872
Average Household Income $49,477
Per Capita Income $18,409

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,144 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,045 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $110,303
Average Home Value $152,032
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,189
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,551
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.62% 0.49%
Households 0.59% 0.49%
Families 0.89% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Waynesboro, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro 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 # 146 77th
Population Density # 135 79th
Diversity Index # 304 52nd
Median Household Income # 523 17th
Per Capita Income # 477 24th

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