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Cusseta, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County had a population of 10,458 as of July 1, 2020. Cusseta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Cusseta is located at latitude 32.3054 and longitude -84.7727 in Chattahoochee County. The formal boundaries for the Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County encompass a land area of 248.74 sq. miles and a water area of 2.43 sq. miles. Chattahoochee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County (GNIS ID: 2405079) 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 Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County is located within Cusseta Division of Chattahoochee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cusseta: Kasihta, Sand Town, Usseta.


Cusseta, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 10,458 (100%)
Population in Households 7,953 (76.0%)
Population in Families 7,055 (67.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,505 (24.0%)
Population Density 42
Diversity Index2 68


Median Household Income $44,498
Average Household Income $56,284
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $20,098
Wealth Index5 38


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 752 (22.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,997 (59.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $86,864
Average Home Value $188,188
Housing Affordability Index3 310


Total Households 2,749
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 2,088
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.72% -0.44%
Households 0.23% -0.21%
Families 0.1% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.32%


Cusseta, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cusseta to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 107 83rd
Population Density # 613 2nd
Median Household Income # 287 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 572 92nd
Per Capita Income # 412 34th
Diversity Index # 74 88th

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