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Carrollton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Carrollton had a population of 26,297 as of July 1, 2018. Carrollton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Carrollton is located at latitude 33.5801 and longitude -85.0766 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carrollton encompass a land area of 22.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The City of Carrollton (GNIS ID: 2404000) 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 Carrollton is located within Carrollton Division of Carroll County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carrollton: Troupsville.

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


Total Population 26,297
Population in Households 23,211
Population in Familes 16,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,086
Population Density2 1,179
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $42,418
Average Household Income $60,749
Per Capita Income $23,723


Total Housing Units 10,314 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,091 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,833 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,390 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $169,537
Average Home Value $235,132


Total Households 8,924
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 5,104
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 0.91% 0.9%
Households 0.73% 0.95%
Families 1.3% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Carrollton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carrollton 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 # 42 93rd
Population Density # 126 80th
Diversity Index # 74 88th
Median Household Income # 275 56th
Per Capita Income # 198 69th

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