Colbert, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Colbert, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Colbert had a population of 632 as of July 1, 2018. Colbert 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 Colbert is located at latitude 34.0372 and longitude -83.2131 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colbert (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Colbert (GNIS ID: 2404093) 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 Colbert is located within Colbert Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colbert population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colbert: Five Forks.

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


Total Population 632
Population in Households 632
Population in Familes 541
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 620
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $43,942
Average Household Income $64,186
Per Capita Income $23,207


Total Housing Units 285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $157,500
Average Home Value $162,694


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.8% 0.87%
Households 0.7% 0.86%
Families 1.92% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Colbert, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colbert 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 # 425 32nd
Population Density # 290 54th
Diversity Index # 474 24th
Median Household Income # 255 59th
Per Capita Income # 220 65th

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