Whigham, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Whigham, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Whigham had a population of 461 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Whigham is located at latitude 30.8839 and longitude -84.3274 in Grady County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whigham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Grady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Whigham (GNIS ID: 2405728) 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 Whigham is located within Whigham Division of Grady County.

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


Total Population 461
Population in Households 441
Population in Familes 381
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 393
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $41,741
Average Household Income $52,346
Per Capita Income $19,420


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $119,444
Average Home Value $167,975


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 114
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 -0.26% -0.39%
Households -0.08% -0.51%
Families 1.0% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Whigham, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whigham 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 # 464 26th
Population Density # 394 37th
Diversity Index # 439 30th
Median Household Income # 292 54th
Per Capita Income # 424 32nd

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