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Austell, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Austell had a population of 7,682 as of July 1, 2017. Austell 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 Austell is located at latitude 33.8203 and longitude -84.6443 in Cobb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Austell (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cobb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Austell are located in Cobb County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Douglas County.

The City of Austell (GNIS ID: 2403139) 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 Austell is located within Austell Division of Cobb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Austell 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 Austell: Causeys Chapel, Cincinnati Junction, Irvine.

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


Total Population 7,682
Daytime Population: Workers 2,725
Daytime Population: Residents 4,320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,045
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 7,674
Population in Familes 6,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,278
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $49,393
Average Household Income $61,007
Per Capita Income $21,678


Total Housing Units 3,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,695 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 959 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $131,683
Average Home Value $148,052


Total Households 2,654
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,871
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 1.98% 1.58%
Households 1.93% 1.58%
Families 1.61% 1.48%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Austell, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Austell 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 # 122 81st
Population Density # 108 83rd
Diversity Index # 54 91st
Median Household Income # 160 75th
Per Capita Income # 242 62nd

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