Plainville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plainville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Plainville had a population of 317 as of July 1, 2017. Plainville 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 Plainville is located at latitude 34.4053 and longitude -85.0315 in Gordon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plainville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gordon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Plainville (GNIS ID: 2404533) 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 Plainville is located within Calhoun Division of Gordon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plainville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 317
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 194
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 257
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 317
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 439
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $40,163
Average Household Income $55,295
Per Capita Income $20,622


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $118,269
Average Home Value $180,294


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 87
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 0.18% 0.38%
Households 0.0% 0.34%
Families 1.34% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Plainville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainville 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 # 510 19th
Population Density # 366 42nd
Diversity Index # 565 10th
Median Household Income # 298 53rd
Per Capita Income # 308 51st

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