Tifton Information

Tifton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Tifton, GA

General Tifton Information

State: Georgia

County: Tift County

Close cities: Unionville, GA, Omega, GA, Chula, GA, Tifton, GA, Thomasville, GA, Ty Ty, GA, Brookfield, GA, Enigma, GA, Lenox, GA

Tifton Population (census data)
Total 16,486 (+9.2% since 2000)
Male 7,794 (47.3%)
Female 8,692 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,846 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.8 (US Avg is 100)

Tifton Elevation: 357 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.93 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,003

Zip Codes: 31793, and 31794.

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Tifton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (58.8%)
  • Black (31.6%)
  • Hispanic (7.6%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (14.8%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • Irish (5.9%)
  • German (3.6%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.7%)
Foriegn Born: 1,005 people (6.1%)
  • Latin America (85.5%)
  • Asia (14.5%)

Local Tifton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Georgia Southern University, Mercer University

Tifton School Information

High Schools
Northeast Campus, Tift County High School (3021 Fulwood Road, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Tift County High School (One Blue Devil Way, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Middle Schools
Eighth Street Middle School (700 West Eighth Street, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Elementary Schools
Charles Spencer Elementary School (65 Tifton-Eldorado Road, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
J. T. Reddick Elementary School (404 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Matt Wilson Elementary School (510 West 17th Street, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Other/Private Schools
Annie Belle Clark Primary School (1464 Carpenter Road, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
G. O. Bailey Primary School (1430 Newton Drive, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Len Lastinger Primary School (1210 Lake Drive, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)
Northside Primary School (1815 North Chestnut Avenue, Tifton, GA, 31794 - Tift County District)

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