McCaysville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McCaysville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of McCaysville had a population of 1,117 as of July 1, 2017. McCaysville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 McCaysville is located at latitude 34.982 and longitude -84.3712 in Fannin County. The formal boundaries for the City of McCaysville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fannin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,463 feet.

The City of McCaysville (GNIS ID: 2405044) 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 McCaysville is located within McCaysville Division of Fannin County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for McCaysville: Harpertown, Hawkinstown.

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


Total Population 1,117
Daytime Population: Workers 346
Daytime Population: Residents 795
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,117
Population in Familes 846
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 720
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $35,188
Average Household Income $49,525
Per Capita Income $23,880


Total Housing Units 734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $96,947
Average Home Value $171,759


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 319
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 0.78% 1.21%
Households 0.8% 1.23%
Families 1.08% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

McCaysville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCaysville 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 # 351 44th
Population Density # 236 62nd
Diversity Index # 625 0th
Median Household Income # 421 33rd
Per Capita Income # 169 73rd

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