The City of Fort Oglethorpe had a population of 10,077 as of July 1, 2021. Fort Oglethorpe ranks in 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 Fort Oglethorpe is located at latitude 34.949 and longitude -85.2569 in Catoosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Oglethorpe encompass a land area of 13.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Catoosa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Fort Oglethorpe are located in Catoosa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Walker County.
The City of Fort Oglethorpe 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 Fort Oglethorpe is located within Fort Oglethorpe-Lakeview Division of Catoosa County.
|Total Population||10,077 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,858 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||7,631 (75.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||219 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$44,996|
|Average Household Income||$53,457|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,616|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,680 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,258 (48.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,034 (43.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||387 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$140,686|
|Average Home Value||$179,414|
|Housing Affordability Index3||200|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.16%|
|Per Capita Income||2.19%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.96%|
The table below compares Fort Oglethorpe to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 107||83rd|
|Population Density||# 243||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 337||46th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 372||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 345||45th|
|Diversity Index||# 522||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.