Palmetto, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palmetto, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Palmetto had a population of 4,745 as of July 1, 2017. Palmetto ranks in the upper 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 Palmetto is located at latitude 33.5372 and longitude -84.6721 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmetto (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

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

The City of Palmetto (GNIS ID: 2404466) 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 Palmetto is located within Palmetto Division of Fulton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmetto 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 Palmetto: Palmetto Station.

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


Total Population 4,745
Daytime Population: Workers 2,603
Daytime Population: Residents 2,620
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,223
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 4,705
Population in Familes 3,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 402
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $49,806
Average Household Income $70,214
Per Capita Income $26,137


Total Housing Units 1,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $145,542
Average Home Value $207,444


Total Households 1,707
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 1,180
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 0.72% 1.97%
Households 0.78% 1.98%
Families 1.1% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Palmetto, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmetto 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 # 165 74th
Population Density # 390 38th
Diversity Index # 76 88th
Median Household Income # 154 76th
Per Capita Income # 106 83rd

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