Population: 11,324

Male 46% Female 54%
Married 44%
Single 56%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Cordele has a very low population density. Cordele is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,193 Cordele
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Cordele, GA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Cordele, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Cordele has a population density of 1,193, with 11,324 current residents.

Out of the 11,324 current residents, 46% are male and 54% are female. 44% of the residents are married and 56% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 61% Sun
  • 45% Rain
  • 0% Snow


65°F average temperature

  • 36 years Median home age
  • $82,170 Median home price
  • -3.85% Home appreciation rate
  • 8.01% Annual property tax
  • 38.3%
    Homes owned
  • 50.6%
    Homes rented
  • 11.1%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Cordele, the air quality is 87% and the weather, on average, is 61% sunny, 45% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 65°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Cordele, you should know that 38.3% of homes are owned while 50.6% of homes are rented, and 11.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $82,170, the median age of homes is 36 years, the annual home appreciation is -3.85% and the annual property tax is 8.01%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Cordele, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Cordele’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Cordele is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 40.84% Democratic, 58.56% Republican, and 0.60% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 60%
    High school diploma
  • 3%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 8%
    Bachelors degree
  • 4%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Cordele, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.00% of residents are unemployed in Cordele (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Cordele residents: 8.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 12.90% are in the arts and sciences field, 21.6% are in the customer service field, 24.3% are in the sales field, 1.41% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 22.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 59.89%, 3.01% of residents have an associate’s degree, 7.80% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 3.53% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Cordele, you should be aware that the average commute time is 19 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Cordele have a few different options. 72% of commuters use their own cars, 20% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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