Rocky Ford, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Rocky Ford, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Rocky Ford had a population of 146 as of July 1, 2020. Rocky Ford 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 Rocky Ford is located at latitude 32.6635 and longitude -81.8296 in Screven County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rocky Ford encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Screven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Rocky Ford (GNIS ID: 2407233) 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 Town of Rocky Ford is located within Rocky Ford Division of Screven County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rocky Ford: Chattoogata Mountain, Station Number 7.


Rocky Ford, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 146 (100%)
Population in Households 146 (100.0%)
Population in Families 121 (82.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 121
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $31,558
Average Household Income $47,257
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $18,848
Wealth Index5 37


Total HU (Housing Units) 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $107,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.13% -0.14%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families 0.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Rocky Ford, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rocky Ford to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 591 6th
Population Density # 581 7th
Median Household Income # 547 13th
Housing Affordability Index # 35 6th
Per Capita Income # 473 24th
Diversity Index # 268 57th

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