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Colquitt, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Colquitt had a population of 1,833 as of July 1, 2020. Colquitt ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colquitt is located at latitude 31.1713 and longitude -84.7333 in Miller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colquitt encompass a land area of 8.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Miller County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Colquitt (GNIS ID: 2404103) 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 Colquitt is located within Colquitt Division of Miller County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colquitt: Springtown.


Colquitt, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,833 (100%)
Population in Households 1,774 (96.8%)
Population in Families 1,479 (80.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 59 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 223
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $36,744
Average Household Income $52,911
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $21,197
Wealth Index5 46


Total HU (Housing Units) 891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $88,793
Average Home Value $120,962
Housing Affordability Index3 241


Total Households 738
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.81% -0.63%
Households -0.56% -0.6%
Families 0.06% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.88%


Colquitt, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colquitt to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 300 52nd
Population Density # 498 20th
Median Household Income # 451 28th
Housing Affordability Index # 450 72nd
Per Capita Income # 350 44th
Diversity Index # 305 51st

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