Chickamauga, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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Chickamauga, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Chickamauga had a population of 3,181 as of July 1, 2019. Chickamauga ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chickamauga is located at latitude 34.8712 and longitude -85.2908 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chickamauga encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Chickamauga (GNIS ID: 2404044) 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 Chickamauga is located within Chickamauga Division of Walker County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chickamauga: Crawfish Spring, Crawfish Springs, Snow Hill.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chickamauga, GA Housing Affordability Index is 178
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

Chickamauga, GA Wealth Index is 69
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 3,181
Population in Households 3,181
Population in Familes 2,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,239
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,983
Average Household Income $71,084
Per Capita Income $27,755
Wealth Index3 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 798 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $163,750
Housing Affordability Index2 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,221
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 853
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.28% 0.32%
Households 0.21% 0.28%
Families 0.11% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Chickamauga, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chickamauga 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 # 224 64th
Population Density # 115 82nd
Diversity Index # 586 6th
Median Household Income # 173 72nd
Per Capita Income # 123 80th

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