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Blythe, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Blythe had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2019. Blythe ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blythe is located at latitude 33.2926 and longitude -82.2015 in Richmond County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blythe encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Richmond County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Blythe (GNIS ID: 2405290) 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 Blythe is located within Hephzibah Division of Richmond County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blythe: Blythe Station.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blythe, GA Housing Affordability Index is 260
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

Blythe, GA Wealth Index is 66
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 716 (100%)
Population in Households 711 (99.3%)
Population in Families 629 (87.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 251
Diversity Index2 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,121
Average Household Income $68,770
Per Capita Income $24,635
Wealth Index4 66

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $115,909
Housing Affordability Index3 260
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 271
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.08% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.15%
Families 0.68% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

Blythe, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blythe 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 # 403 36th
Population Density # 480 23rd
Diversity Index # 242 61st
Median Household Income # 163 74th
Per Capita Income # 198 68th

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