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College Park, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of College Park had a population of 15,674 as of July 1, 2020. College Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 College Park is located at latitude 33.6534 and longitude -84.4494 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of College Park encompass a land area of 10.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of College Park are located in Fulton County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Clayton County.

The City of College Park (GNIS ID: 2404098) 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 College Park is located within College Park Division of Fulton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for College Park: Manchester.


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


Total Population 15,674 (100%)
Population in Households 15,652 (99.9%)
Population in Families 11,696 (74.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 22 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,414
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $41,701
Average Household Income $64,463
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $26,045
Wealth Index5 48


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,044 (26.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,218 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,481 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $196,606
Average Home Value $252,506
Housing Affordability Index3 127


Total Households 6,261
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,568
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.85% 0.89%
Households 0.86% 0.91%
Families 0.73% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
Owner Occupied HU   0.84%


College Park, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares College Park 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 # 78 88th
Population Density # 98 84th
Median Household Income # 336 46th
Housing Affordability Index # 81 13th
Per Capita Income # 182 71st
Diversity Index # 469 25th

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