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Fort Valley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Valley had a population of 8,502 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Valley ranks in the upper 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 Fort Valley is located at latitude 32.5511 and longitude -83.8799 in Peach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Peach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The City of Fort Valley (GNIS ID: 2403649) 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 Fort Valley is located within Fort Valley Division of Peach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Valley: Fox Valley.

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Fort Valley, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,502
Daytime Population: Workers 4,884
Daytime Population: Residents 5,185
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,069
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 8,095
Population in Familes 6,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density2 1,136
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,543
Average Household Income $48,130
Per Capita Income $18,530


Total Housing Units 3,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,395 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,617 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 581 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $94,745
Average Home Value $122,846


Total Households 3,012
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,933
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 -1.96% -0.12%
Households -0.43% -0.1%
Families 0.32% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Fort Valley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Valley 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 # 117 81st
Population Density # 129 80th
Diversity Index # 220 65th
Median Household Income # 499 20th
Per Capita Income # 434 31st

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