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Hoschton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Hoschton had a population of 1,902 as of July 1, 2019. Hoschton ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hoschton is located at latitude 34.0965 and longitude -83.7613 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hoschton encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Hoschton (GNIS ID: 2404732) 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 Hoschton is located within West Jackson Division of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hoschton: Hoschs Store.

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Hoschton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hoschton, GA Housing Affordability Index is 175
State of Georgia Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hoschton, GA Wealth Index is 148
State of Georgia Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,902 (100%)
Population in Households 1,902 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,660 (87.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 736
Diversity Index2 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,159
Average Household Income $101,868
Per Capita Income $37,074
Wealth Index4 148

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 552 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $202,744
Housing Affordability Index3 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 701
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 532
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 3.55% 2.15%
Households 3.43% 2.16%
Families 3.19% 2.06%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Hoschton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoschton to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 294 53rd
Population Density # 233 63rd
Diversity Index # 516 18th
Median Household Income # 59 91st
Per Capita Income # 42 93rd

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