Lumber City, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lumber City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lumber City had a population of 1,407 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lumber City is located at latitude 31.9293 and longitude -82.6796 in Telfair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lumber City encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Telfair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of Lumber City (GNIS ID: 2404972) 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 Lumber City is located within Lumber City Division of Telfair County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lumber City: Artesian City, Camp Little Ocmulgee.

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


Total Population 1,407
Population in Households 1,331
Population in Familes 1,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 731
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $29,898
Average Household Income $46,690
Per Capita Income $18,871


Total Housing Units 767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $67,383
Average Home Value $81,041


Total Households 558
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 349
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 0.7% 0.14%
Households 0.7% 0.14%
Families 1.06% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

Lumber City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lumber City 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 # 320 49th
Population Density # 235 63rd
Diversity Index # 308 51st
Median Household Income # 551 12th
Per Capita Income # 454 28th

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