Fitzgerald is located close to the center of Georgia. Fitzgerald is between the Ben Hill, Irwin, Wilcox county. Fitzgerald has 8.86 square miles of land area and 0.15 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fitzgerald population is 9,054, which has grown 3.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fitzgerald median household income is $25,155 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.91% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fitzgerald median house value is $84,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 60.76% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fitzgerald is close to the state average in quality. The Fitzgerald area code is 229.