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Sky Valley, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sky Valley had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2019. Sky Valley 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 Sky Valley is located at latitude 34.9876 and longitude -83.3332 in Rabun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sky Valley encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rabun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3,297 feet.

The City of Sky Valley (GNIS ID: 2405468) 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 Sky Valley is located within Mountain City Division of Rabun County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sky Valley, GA Housing Affordability Index is 130
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

Sky Valley, GA Wealth Index is 116
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 281
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 93
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,022
Average Household Income $80,676
Per Capita Income $35,211
Wealth Index3 116

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (12.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 2.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 822 (84.8%)
Median Home Value $260,000
Housing Affordability Index2 130
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.35% 0.42%
Households 0.37% 0.4%
Families 0.0% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Sky Valley, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sky Valley 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 # 526 16th
Population Density # 599 4th
Diversity Index # 583 7th
Median Household Income # 97 85th
Per Capita Income # 48 92nd

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