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Edison, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Edison had a population of 1,510 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Edison is located at latitude 31.5608 and longitude -84.7374 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edison (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of Edison (GNIS ID: 2403544) 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 Edison is located within Edison Division of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edison 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 Edison: Nubbintown.

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


Total Population 1,510
Daytime Population: Workers 863
Daytime Population: Residents 947
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 1,480
Population in Familes 1,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 645
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $27,118
Average Household Income $40,617
Per Capita Income $15,670


Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $69,697
Average Home Value $102,564


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 361
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 -0.19% -0.51%
Households -0.14% -0.48%
Families 0.75% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Edison, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edison 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 # 311 50th
Population Density # 267 58th
Diversity Index # 188 70th
Median Household Income # 591 6th
Per Capita Income # 569 9th

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