Brinson, Georgia

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Brinson, Georgia
Town
Brinson Town Hall
Brinson Town Hall
Location in Decatur County and the state of Georgia
Location in Decatur County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 30°58′45″N 84°44′10″W / 30.97917°N 84.73611°W / 30.97917; -84.73611Coordinates: 30°58′45″N 84°44′10″W / 30.97917°N 84.73611°W / 30.97917; -84.73611
Country United States
State Georgia
County Decatur
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 215
 • Density 118.4/sq mi (46.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 31725, 39825
Area code(s) 229
FIPS code 13-10608[1]
GNIS feature ID 0354857[2]

Brinson is a town in Decatur County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 215.[3]

Geography[edit]

Brinson is located at 30°58′45″N 84°44′10″W / 30.97917°N 84.73611°W / 30.97917; -84.73611 (30.979029, -84.736059).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census,[1] there were 225 people, 90 households and 63 families residing in the town. The population density was 120.3 per square mile (46.5/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 56.7 per square mile (21.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.89% White, 23.56% African American, 0.89% Native American, 1.33% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.56% of the population.

There were 90 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.

Age distribution was 24.9% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median household income was $27,321, and the median family income was $31,250. Males had a median income of $21,458 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,613. About 11.5% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_SF1_GCTP2.ST13&prodType=table
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.