Sugar Hill, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sugar Hill, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sugar Hill had a population of 22,132 as of July 1, 2018. Sugar Hill 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 Sugar Hill is located at latitude 34.0976 and longitude -84.0424 in Gwinnett County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sugar Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The City of Sugar Hill (GNIS ID: 2405538) 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 Sugar Hill is located within Buford-Sugar Hill Division of Gwinnett County.

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


Total Population 22,132
Population in Households 22,100
Population in Familes 19,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 2,087
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $81,464
Average Household Income $99,338
Per Capita Income $32,258


Total Housing Units 7,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,078 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,185 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $223,402
Average Home Value $264,068


Total Households 7,263
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 5,728
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 2.18% 2.0%
Households 2.11% 1.93%
Families 2.08% 1.83%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Sugar Hill, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sugar Hill 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 # 48 92nd
Population Density # 60 91st
Diversity Index # 47 93rd
Median Household Income # 23 96th
Per Capita Income # 55 91st

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