Appling, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Appling, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Appling Census Designated Place had a population of 685 as of July 1, 2017. Appling ranks in the lower 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 Appling is located at latitude 33.571 and longitude -82.3102 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Appling Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Appling Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2746617) 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 ""

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Appling Census Designated Place is located within Appling Division of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Appling 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 Appling: Applingville.

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


Total Population 685
Daytime Population: Workers 55
Daytime Population: Residents 449
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 504
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 685
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $56,881
Average Household Income $75,956
Per Capita Income $27,462


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $242,875


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 192
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 1.77% 2.18%
Households 1.88% 2.26%
Families 1.21% 2.19%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Appling, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Appling 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 # 404 36th
Population Density # 602 4th
Diversity Index # 488 22nd
Median Household Income # 84 87th
Per Capita Income # 90 86th

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