Blakely, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Blakely, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Blakely had a population of 4,711 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Blakely is located at latitude 31.3809 and longitude -84.9271 in Early County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blakely (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Early County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 262 feet.

The City of Blakely (GNIS ID: 2403876) 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 Blakely is located within Blakely Division of Early County.

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


Total Population 4,711
Population in Households 4,648
Population in Familes 3,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $34,351
Average Household Income $46,496
Per Capita Income $17,455


Total Housing Units 1,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,017 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 704 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $89,696
Average Home Value $124,877


Total Households 1,721
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,187
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 -0.88% -0.61%
Households -0.8% -0.65%
Families -0.92% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Blakely, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blakely 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 # 165 74th
Population Density # 461 27th
Diversity Index # 282 55th
Median Household Income # 476 24th
Per Capita Income # 521 17th

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