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Watkinsville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Watkinsville had a population of 3,163 as of July 1, 2019. Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville is located at latitude 33.8629 and longitude -83.4088 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watkinsville encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of Watkinsville (GNIS ID: 2405687) 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 Watkinsville is located within Watkinsville Division of Oconee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Watkinsville: Big Spring.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Watkinsville, GA Housing Affordability Index is 156
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

Watkinsville, GA Wealth Index is 78
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 3,163 (100%)
Population in Households 3,144 (99.4%)
Population in Families 2,785 (88.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 19 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 968
Diversity Index2 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,103
Average Household Income $80,550
Per Capita Income $29,517
Wealth Index4 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $228,237
Housing Affordability Index3 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,178
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 906
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 1.2% 1.17%
Households 1.14% 1.14%
Families 1.66% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Watkinsville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watkinsville 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 # 226 64th
Population Density # 163 74th
Diversity Index # 520 17th
Median Household Income # 72 89th
Per Capita Income # 92 85th

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