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Morganton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Morganton had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2018. Morganton 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 Morganton is located at latitude 34.8757 and longitude -84.2433 in Fannin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morganton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fannin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The City of Morganton (GNIS ID: 2404303) 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 Morganton is located within Morganton Division of Fannin County.

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


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 376
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $38,913
Average Household Income $51,909
Per Capita Income $22,013


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $179,688
Average Home Value $286,842


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 84
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 0.36% 0.76%
Households 0.39% 0.79%
Families 0.75% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Morganton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morganton 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 # 514 18th
Population Density # 401 36th
Diversity Index # 623 0th
Median Household Income # 365 42nd
Per Capita Income # 276 56th

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