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Eatonton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Eatonton had a population of 6,334 as of July 1, 2017. Eatonton ranks in the upper 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 Eatonton is located at latitude 33.3258 and longitude -83.3889 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eatonton (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The City of Eatonton (GNIS ID: 2403537) 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 Eatonton is located within Eatonton Division of Putnam County.

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

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


Total Population 6,334
Daytime Population: Workers 3,711
Daytime Population: Residents 3,514
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 6,187
Population in Familes 5,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density2 309
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $31,616
Average Household Income $43,309
Per Capita Income $16,315


Total Housing Units 2,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,427 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 914 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $88,980
Average Home Value $121,967


Total Households 2,341
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,594
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 -0.31% 0.09%
Households -0.41% 0.03%
Families -0.62% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Eatonton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eatonton 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 # 143 77th
Population Density # 437 30th
Diversity Index # 133 79th
Median Household Income # 495 21st
Per Capita Income # 546 13th

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