Putney, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Putney, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Putney Census Designated Place had a population of 2,769 as of July 1, 2020. Putney ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Putney is located at latitude 31.4702 and longitude -84.1177 in Dougherty County. The formal boundaries for the Putney Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 21.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Dougherty County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 197 feet.

The Putney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403456) 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 Putney Census Designated Place is located within East Dougherty Division of Dougherty County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Putney: Hardaway Station.


Putney, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,769 (100%)
Population in Households 2,769 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,339 (84.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 126
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $51,759
Average Household Income $59,742
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $23,258
Wealth Index5 53


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 833 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $90,805
Average Home Value $115,036
Housing Affordability Index3 286


Total Households 1,078
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.44% -0.59%
Households -0.38% -0.54%
Families -0.54% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.63%


Putney, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putney to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 247 61st
Population Density # 574 8th
Median Household Income # 186 70th
Housing Affordability Index # 529 85th
Per Capita Income # 270 57th
Diversity Index # 221 64th

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