Sandersville, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sandersville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sandersville had a population of 5,869 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sandersville is located at latitude 32.9821 and longitude -82.8097 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sandersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Sandersville (GNIS ID: 2405415) 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 Sandersville is located within Sandersville Division of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandersville: Saunders Cross Road, Saunders Cross Roads, Saundersville.

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


Total Population 5,869
Population in Households 5,707
Population in Familes 4,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density2 461
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $35,454
Average Household Income $49,328
Per Capita Income $20,061


Total Housing Units 2,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,402 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 956 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $108,862
Average Home Value $142,398


Total Households 2,358
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,511
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 -0.09% 0.09%
Households 0.1% 0.16%
Families 0.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Sandersville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandersville 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 # 149 76th
Population Density # 359 43rd
Diversity Index # 321 49th
Median Household Income # 444 29th
Per Capita Income # 390 38th

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