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Mount Airy, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Airy had a population of 1,297 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Airy is located at latitude 34.5233 and longitude -83.4975 in Habersham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Airy (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Habersham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,535 feet.

The Town of Mount Airy (GNIS ID: 2406203) 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 Town of Mount Airy is located within Cornelia Division of Habersham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Airy 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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Mount Airy, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,297
Daytime Population: Workers 90
Daytime Population: Residents 747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 837
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,297
Population in Familes 1,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 500
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $43,993
Average Household Income $59,498
Per Capita Income $22,393


Total Housing Units 538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $138,034
Average Home Value $178,384


Total Households 471
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 335
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 0.14% 0.41%
Households 0.03% 0.3%
Families -0.37% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Mount Airy, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Airy 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 # 330 47th
Population Density # 339 46th
Diversity Index # 388 39th
Median Household Income # 232 63rd
Per Capita Income # 213 66th

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