Snellville, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Snellville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Snellville had a population of 19,698 as of July 1, 2018. Snellville 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 Snellville is located at latitude 33.8603 and longitude -84.0061 in Gwinnett County. The formal boundaries for the City of Snellville (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The City of Snellville (GNIS ID: 2405480) 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 Snellville is located within Snellville-Grayson Division of Gwinnett County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Snellville: Snell.

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


Total Population 19,698
Population in Households 19,486
Population in Familes 16,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 1,882
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $68,770
Average Household Income $85,700
Per Capita Income $30,181


Total Housing Units 7,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,762 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,344 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $184,467
Average Home Value $231,604


Total Households 7,106
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 5,380
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 0.94% 1.36%
Households 0.99% 1.32%
Families 1.07% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Snellville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snellville 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 # 54 92nd
Population Density # 70 89th
Diversity Index # 57 91st
Median Household Income # 42 93rd
Per Capita Income # 75 88th

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