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Edison, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Edison had a population of 1,581 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Edison is located at latitude 31.5582 and longitude -84.7383 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edison 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edison: Nubbintown.

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


Total Population 1,581
Population in Households 1,552
Population in Familes 1,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $26,970
Average Household Income $43,357
Per Capita Income $16,657


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $73,630
Average Home Value $104,538


Total Households 610
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 377
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 0.39% -0.01%
Households 0.4% 0.0%
Families 1.19% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

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, 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 # 310 51st
Population Density # 260 59th
Diversity Index # 190 70th
Median Household Income # 593 5th
Per Capita Income # 557 11th

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