Rossville, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rossville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Rossville had a population of 4,030 as of July 1, 2017. Rossville 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 Rossville is located at latitude 34.9758 and longitude -85.2896 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rossville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Rossville (GNIS ID: 2404650) 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 Rossville is located within Rossville-Beverly Hills Division of Walker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville 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 Rossville: Popular Springs.

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


Total Population 4,030
Daytime Population: Workers 1,332
Daytime Population: Residents 2,630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 3,937
Population in Familes 3,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 2,231
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $25,968
Average Household Income $37,878
Per Capita Income $16,478


Total Housing Units 1,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 756 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 848 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $85,444
Average Home Value $112,417


Total Households 1,604
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 957
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 -0.25% -0.11%
Households -0.39% -0.15%
Families -1.04% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Rossville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville 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 # 187 70th
Population Density # 53 92nd
Diversity Index # 534 15th
Median Household Income # 595 5th
Per Capita Income # 536 15th

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