Locust Grove, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Locust Grove, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Locust Grove had a population of 6,620 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Locust Grove is located at latitude 33.3424 and longitude -84.1038 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Locust Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The City of Locust Grove (GNIS ID: 2404947) 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 Locust Grove is located within Locust Grove Division of Henry County.

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


Total Population 6,620
Population in Households 6,620
Population in Familes 5,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 625
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $66,416
Average Household Income $78,941
Per Capita Income $26,043


Total Housing Units 2,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,750 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $142,835
Average Home Value $199,857


Total Households 2,156
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 1,698
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 2.5% 2.21%
Households 2.4% 2.17%
Families 2.55% 2.06%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Locust Grove, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Locust Grove 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 # 140 78th
Population Density # 287 54th
Diversity Index # 203 68th
Median Household Income # 50 92nd
Per Capita Income # 140 78th

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