Doraville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Doraville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Doraville had a population of 10,902 as of July 1, 2017. Doraville 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 Doraville is located at latitude 33.913 and longitude -84.2749 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Doraville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The City of Doraville (GNIS ID: 2404237) 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 Doraville is located within Chamblee-Doraville Division of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Doraville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 10,902
Daytime Population: Workers 12,557
Daytime Population: Residents 5,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,646
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 10,887
Population in Familes 8,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 2,715
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $39,448
Average Household Income $50,065
Per Capita Income $16,563


Total Housing Units 3,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,239 (33.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,227 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $163,642
Average Home Value $177,421


Total Households 3,465
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 2,147
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.55% 0.62%
Households 0.33% 0.54%
Families 0.01% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Doraville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Doraville 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 # 99 84th
Population Density # 37 94th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 309 51st
Per Capita Income # 532 15th

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