Dacula, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dacula, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Dacula had a population of 6,137 as of July 1, 2017. Dacula 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 Dacula is located at latitude 33.9793 and longitude -83.8854 in Gwinnett County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dacula (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Dacula (GNIS ID: 2404173) 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 Dacula is located within Dacula-Rocky Creek Division of Gwinnett County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dacula 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 Dacula: Freeman, Freemantown.

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


Total Population 6,137
Daytime Population: Workers 2,738
Daytime Population: Residents 3,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 6,137
Population in Familes 5,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,237
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $57,982
Average Household Income $70,279
Per Capita Income $21,869


Total Housing Units 2,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,597 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $171,658
Average Home Value $212,610


Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 1,620
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 4.56% 2.25%
Households 4.09% 2.15%
Families 4.43% 2.07%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Dacula, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dacula 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 # 145 77th
Population Density # 115 82nd
Diversity Index # 92 85th
Median Household Income # 74 88th
Per Capita Income # 235 63rd

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