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Douglasville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Douglasville had a population of 34,855 as of July 1, 2020. Douglasville ranks in the upper 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 Douglasville is located at latitude 33.7515 and longitude -84.7477 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Douglasville encompass a land area of 22.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,201 feet.

The City of Douglasville (GNIS ID: 2404241) 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 Douglasville is located within Douglasville-Lithia Springs Division of Douglas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Douglasville: Skin Chestnut, Skint Chestnut.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 34,855 (100%)
Population in Households 34,028 (97.6%)
Population in Families 27,882 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 827 ( 2.4%)
Population Density 1,545
Diversity Index2 60
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,778
Average Household Income $72,426
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $26,616
Wealth Index5 62
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 14,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,844 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,322 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,204 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $173,482
Average Home Value $214,980
Housing Affordability Index3 187
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,165
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 8,825
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.02% 1.44%
Households 1.06% 1.47%
Families 1.19% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
Owner Occupied HU   1.8%

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Douglasville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglasville 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 87 86th
Median Household Income # 171 73rd
Housing Affordability Index # 236 38th
Per Capita Income # 164 74th
Diversity Index # 167 73rd

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