Grovetown, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grovetown, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Grovetown had a population of 14,642 as of July 1, 2017. Grovetown 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 Grovetown is located at latitude 33.4498 and longitude -82.208 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grovetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The City of Grovetown (GNIS ID: 2403765) 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 Grovetown is located within Grovetown-Harlem Division of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grovetown 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 Grovetown: Groveton.

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


Total Population 14,642
Daytime Population: Workers 1,337
Daytime Population: Residents 7,982
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,319
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 14,638
Population in Familes 12,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 3,031
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $52,420
Average Household Income $61,028
Per Capita Income $21,833


Total Housing Units 5,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,203 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,877 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 468 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $146,359
Average Home Value $145,693


Total Households 5,080
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 3,708
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 3.54% 3.38%
Households 3.55% 3.41%
Families 3.23% 3.31%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Grovetown, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grovetown 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 # 82 87th
Population Density # 25 96th
Diversity Index # 56 92nd
Median Household Income # 118 81st
Per Capita Income # 238 62nd

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