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The Empire Census Designated Place had a population of 365 as of July 1, 2017. Empire 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 Empire is located at latitude 32.3371 and longitude -83.283 in Dodge County. The formal boundaries for the Empire Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dodge County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Empire Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2587034) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Empire 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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Empire, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 365
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 216
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $47,465
Average Household Income $67,970
Per Capita Income $29,034


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $89,063
Average Home Value $110,208


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 111
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 -1.01% -0.72%
Households -0.96% -0.61%
Families 0.12% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Empire, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Empire 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 # 494 21st
Population Density # 544 13th
Diversity Index # 535 15th
Median Household Income # 192 69th
Per Capita Income # 67 89th

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