Cedartown, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cedartown, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Cedartown had a population of 10,356 as of July 1, 2018. 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 34.0217 and longitude -85.2475 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cedartown (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 10,356
Population in Households 9,937
Population in Familes 8,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 419
Population Density2 1,192
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $37,686
Average Household Income $48,846
Per Capita Income $17,476


Total Housing Units 3,993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,681 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,796 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 516 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $113,452
Average Home Value $144,066


Total Households 3,477
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 2,287
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.45%
Households 0.31% 0.39%
Families 0.56% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Cedartown, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedartown to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 104 84th
Population Density # 124 80th
Diversity Index # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 390 38th
Per Capita Income # 519 17th

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