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East Griffin, Georgia - Basic Facts

The East Griffin Census Designated Place had a population of 1,429 as of July 1, 2020. East Griffin ranks in the upper 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 East Griffin is located at latitude 33.2437 and longitude -84.2288 in Spalding County. The formal boundaries for the East Griffin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Spalding County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The East Griffin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402429) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The East Griffin Census Designated Place is located within Griffin Division of Spalding County.


East Griffin, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,429 (100%)
Population in Households 1,428 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,145 (80.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 997
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $38,331
Average Household Income $43,433
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $15,298
Wealth Index5 31


Total HU (Housing Units) 603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $79,348
Average Home Value $120,298
Housing Affordability Index3 285


Total Households 513
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 348
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 -0.12% 0.14%
Households -0.21% 0.08%
Families -0.49% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.09%


East Griffin, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Griffin 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 # 324 48th
Population Density # 154 76th
Median Household Income # 417 33rd
Housing Affordability Index # 528 84th
Per Capita Income # 588 6th
Diversity Index # 242 61st

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