Byromville, Georgia

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Byromville, Georgia
Town
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°12′5″N 83°54′29″W / 32.20139°N 83.90806°W / 32.20139; -83.90806Coordinates: 32°12′5″N 83°54′29″W / 32.20139°N 83.90806°W / 32.20139; -83.90806
Country United States
State Georgia
County Dooly
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 415
 • Density 1,037.5/sq mi (461.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31007
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-12232[1]
GNIS feature ID 0354929[2]

Byromville is a town in Dooly County, Georgia, United States. The population was 415 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Byromville is located at 32°12′5″N 83°54′29″W / 32.20139°N 83.90806°W / 32.20139; -83.90806 (32.201496, -83.908028).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Byromville train station circa 1939

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 415 people, 128 households, and 92 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,153.7 people per square mile (445.1/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 417.0 per square mile (160.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 42.65% White, 51.57% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 3.61% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.30% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 24.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 77.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,765, and the median income for a family was $23,333. Males had a median income of $22,083 versus $19,531 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,362. About 25.7% of families and 27.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.3% of those under age 18 and 26.7% of those age 65 or over.

Town Facts[edit]

Byromville is host to the annual Turkey Creek Festival.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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