Whitemarsh Island, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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The Whitemarsh Island Census Designated Place had a population of 7,183 as of July 1, 2018. Whitemarsh Island 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 Whitemarsh Island is located at latitude 32.0288 and longitude -81.0168 in Chatham County. The formal boundaries for the Whitemarsh Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Whitemarsh Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403024) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Whitemarsh Island Census Designated Place is located within Tybee Island-Wilmington Island Division of Chatham County.

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


Total Population 7,183
Population in Households 7,183
Population in Familes 5,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,270
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $67,352
Average Household Income $108,199
Per Capita Income $45,493


Total Housing Units 3,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,865 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,158 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $376,991
Average Home Value $525,939


Total Households 3,023
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,832
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 0.68% 0.85%
Households 0.56% 0.74%
Families 0.35% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Whitemarsh Island, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitemarsh Island 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 # 132 79th
Population Density # 114 82nd
Diversity Index # 458 27th
Median Household Income # 47 93rd
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

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