Bainbridge, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bainbridge, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Bainbridge had a population of 12,250 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bainbridge is located at latitude 30.9049 and longitude -84.573 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bainbridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.8 sq. miles and a water area of 1.29 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 121 feet.

The City of Bainbridge (GNIS ID: 2403146) 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 Bainbridge is located within Bainbridge Division of Decatur County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bainbridge: Burges, Fort Hughes, Puckanawhitla.

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


Total Population 12,250
Population in Households 11,780
Population in Familes 9,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 470
Population Density2 652
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $32,234
Average Household Income $49,145
Per Capita Income $19,127


Total Housing Units 5,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,238 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,373 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 858 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $117,609
Average Home Value $151,496


Total Households 4,611
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,058
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 -0.43% -0.47%
Households -0.38% -0.48%
Families -0.33% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Bainbridge, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bainbridge 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 # 93 85th
Population Density # 271 57th
Diversity Index # 164 74th
Median Household Income # 518 17th
Per Capita Income # 440 30th

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