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Roswell, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Roswell is the 8th largest city in Georgia with a population of 95,595 as of July 1, 2018. Roswell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Roswell is located at latitude 34.0395 and longitude -84.3509 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roswell (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.71 sq. miles and a water area of 1.28 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Roswell (GNIS ID: 2404651) 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 Roswell is located within Roswell-Alpharetta Division of Fulton County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 95,595
Population in Households 95,046
Population in Familes 77,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 549
Population Density2 2,348
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,950
Average Household Income $122,371
Per Capita Income $47,218

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 38,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,211 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,240 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,669 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $338,244
Average Home Value $392,877
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 36,451
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 24,819
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 0.89%
Households 0.87% 0.78%
Families 0.7% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Roswell, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roswell 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 # 8 99th
Population Density # 51 92nd
Diversity Index # 142 77th
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 22 97th

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