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Cedartown, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Cedartown had a population of 10,594 as of July 1, 2019. Cedartown ranks in the upper 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 Cedartown is located at latitude 34.0537 and longitude -85.255 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cedartown encompass a land area of 8.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The City of Cedartown (GNIS ID: 2404015) 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 Cedartown is located within Cedartown Division of Polk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cedartown: Cedar Town.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cedartown, GA Housing Affordability Index is 189
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

Cedartown, GA Wealth Index is 44
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 10,594 (100%)
Population in Households 10,168 (96.0%)
Population in Families 8,312 (78.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 426 ( 4.0%)
Population Density 1,155
Diversity Index2 77
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,810
Average Household Income $50,690
Per Capita Income $17,591
Wealth Index4 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,608 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,967 (48.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 493 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $102,960
Housing Affordability Index3 189
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,575
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,351
Average Family Size 4
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 0.71% 0.36%
Households 0.37% 0.31%
Families 0.53% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Cedartown, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedartown 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 # 106 83rd
Population Density # 128 80th
Diversity Index # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 440 30th
Per Capita Income # 506 19th

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