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Talking Rock, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Talking Rock had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2020. Talking Rock 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 Talking Rock is located at latitude 34.5093 and longitude -84.5049 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Talking Rock encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The Town of Talking Rock (GNIS ID: 2406709) 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 Town of Talking Rock is located within Talking Rock Division of Pickens County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Talking Rock: Loves, Loves Station, Sanderstown, Talkingrock.


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


Total Population 73 (100%)
Population in Households 73 (100.0%)
Population in Families 61 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 49
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $42,742
Average Household Income $70,258
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $26,674
Wealth Index5 69


Total HU (Housing Units) 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $286,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 22
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 1.29% 1.33%
Households 1.36% 1.26%
Families 2.55% 0.89%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
Owner Occupied HU   0.85%


Talking Rock, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Talking Rock 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 # 619 1st
Population Density # 611 2nd
Median Household Income # 315 50th
Housing Affordability Index # 5 1st
Per Capita Income # 163 74th
Diversity Index # 617 1st

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