Shannon, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Shannon, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Shannon Census Designated Place had a population of 1,910 as of July 1, 2018. Shannon 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 Shannon is located at latitude 34.3403 and longitude -85.0841 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the Shannon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Shannon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402844) 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 Shannon Census Designated Place is located within Shannon Division of Floyd County.

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


Total Population 1,910
Population in Households 1,910
Population in Familes 1,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 384
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $40,777
Average Household Income $55,506
Per Capita Income $21,996


Total Housing Units 923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $116,458
Average Home Value $134,865


Total Households 781
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 563
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 0.31% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.36%
Families 0.64% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Shannon, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon 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 # 289 54th
Population Density # 398 37th
Diversity Index # 588 6th
Median Household Income # 315 50th
Per Capita Income # 278 56th

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