Moultrie, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Moultrie, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Moultrie had a population of 14,978 as of July 1, 2018. Moultrie ranks in 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 Moultrie is located at latitude 31.1794 and longitude -83.7908 in Colquitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moultrie (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Colquitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The City of Moultrie (GNIS ID: 2404315) 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 Moultrie is located within Moultrie Division of Colquitt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moultrie: Ochlocknee, Ocklockney.

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


Total Population 14,978
Population in Households 14,525
Population in Familes 11,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 453
Population Density2 909
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $28,638
Average Household Income $44,412
Per Capita Income $17,137


Total Housing Units 6,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,638 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,040 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 851 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $101,946
Average Home Value $143,582


Total Households 5,678
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,601
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 0.59% -0.01%
Households 0.53% -0.08%
Families 0.66% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Moultrie, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moultrie 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 # 82 87th
Population Density # 183 71st
Diversity Index # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 573 9th
Per Capita Income # 535 15th

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