Rayle, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Rayle, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Rayle had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2018. Rayle ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Rayle is located at latitude 33.7913 and longitude -82.9085 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rayle (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Town of Rayle (GNIS ID: 2407179) 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 Town of Rayle is located within Rayle Division of Wilkes County.

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


Total Population 172
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 168
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $27,499
Average Household Income $42,626
Per Capita Income $16,806


Total Housing Units 97 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $86,538
Average Home Value $112,195


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 43
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 -1.75% -1.07%
Households -1.48% -1.0%
Families -1.57% -1.44%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Rayle, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rayle 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 # 574 8th
Population Density # 539 14th
Diversity Index # 113 82nd
Median Household Income # 587 6th
Per Capita Income # 553 12th

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