Scotland, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotland, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Scotland had a population of 351 as of July 1, 2017. Scotland 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 Scotland is located at latitude 32.0476 and longitude -82.8185 in Telfair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scotland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Telfair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Scotland are located in Telfair County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wheeler County.

The City of Scotland (GNIS ID: 2405431) 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 Scotland is located within McRae-Helena Division of Telfair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotland: McVille.

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Scotland, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 351
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 351
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 245
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,571
Average Household Income $45,315
Per Capita Income $18,113


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $42,593
Average Home Value $58,696


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.61% -0.63%
Households -0.59% -0.6%
Families -2.79% -0.69%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Scotland, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotland to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 496 21st
Population Density # 475 24th
Diversity Index # 292 53rd
Median Household Income # 498 21st
Per Capita Income # 456 27th

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