Attapulgus, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Attapulgus, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Attapulgus had a population of 423 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Attapulgus is located at latitude 30.7495 and longitude -84.4839 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Attapulgus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Attapulgus (GNIS ID: 2403131) 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 Attapulgus is located within Attapulgus Division of Decatur County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Attapulgus: Allapulges, Ateapulgus, Borrough of Pleasant Grove, Hack, Pleasant Grove.

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


Total Population 423
Population in Households 421
Population in Familes 357
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $29,661
Average Household Income $41,209
Per Capita Income $15,680


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $91,250
Average Home Value $124,167


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 113
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 -0.72% -0.67%
Households -0.66% -0.63%
Families -1.02% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Attapulgus, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attapulgus 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 # 478 24th
Population Density # 328 48th
Diversity Index # 175 72nd
Median Household Income # 556 11th
Per Capita Income # 587 6th

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