Denton, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Denton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Denton had a population of 265 as of July 1, 2017. Denton ranks in the lower 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 Denton is located at latitude 31.7201 and longitude -82.6922 in Jeff Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Denton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jeff Davis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

The City of Denton (GNIS ID: 2404218) 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 Denton is located within Denton Division of Jeff Davis County.

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


Total Population 265
Daytime Population: Workers 44
Daytime Population: Residents 161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 265
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 174
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $33,387
Average Household Income $44,028
Per Capita Income $17,711


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $83,235


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 75
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 0.81% 0.0%
Households 0.8% 0.0%
Families 1.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Denton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denton 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 # 528 16th
Population Density # 531 15th
Diversity Index # 559 11th
Median Household Income # 458 27th
Per Capita Income # 480 23rd

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