Location in Jackson County and the state of Georgia
|• Total||6.5 sq mi (16.8 km2)|
|• Land||6.5 sq mi (16.7 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||876 ft (267 m)|
|• Density||252.8/sq mi (97.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0331049|
Arcade is located at (34.076951, -83.551147).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.5 square miles (17 km2). 6.5 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.31%) is water.
Arcade does not have their own ZIP code, but instead use neighboring Jefferson's mailing address.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,643 people, 565 households, and 457 families residing in the city. The population density was 254.2 people per square mile (98.2/km²). There were 609 housing units at an average density of 94.2 per square mile (36.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.37% White, 7.18% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.31% Asian, 0.67% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.
There were 565 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,604, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $31,914 versus $21,602 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,159. About 11.9% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over. Also, pay close attention to your speed and other driving elements when traveling through the city of Arcade. The police department ruthlessly over enforces traffic laws . If the speed limit is 55, do not do 56 or you will be pulled over by the traffic patrol.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.