Eatonton, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Eatonton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Eatonton had a population of 6,319 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.3268 and longitude -83.3885 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.

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Eatonton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,319
Population in Households 6,172
Population in Familes 5,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density2 308
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $34,746
Average Household Income $44,432
Per Capita Income $16,734


Total Housing Units 2,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,362 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 974 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 466 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $96,259
Average Home Value $131,149


Total Households 2,336
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,586
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.3% 0.18%
Households -0.38% 0.15%
Families -0.61% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 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 # 144 77th
Population Density # 441 30th
Diversity Index # 139 78th
Median Household Income # 464 26th
Per Capita Income # 556 11th

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