Coolidge, Georgia

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Coolidge, Georgia
City
Coolidge City Hall Municipal Building
Coolidge City Hall Municipal Building
Location in Thomas County and the state of Georgia
Location in Thomas County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 31°0′39″N 83°52′0″W / 31.01083°N 83.86667°W / 31.01083; -83.86667Coordinates: 31°0′39″N 83°52′0″W / 31.01083°N 83.86667°W / 31.01083; -83.86667
Country United States
State Georgia
County Thomas
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 249 ft (76 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 552
 • Density 690/sq mi (262.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31738
Area code(s) 229
FIPS code 13-19392[1]
GNIS feature ID 0331455[2]

Coolidge is a city in Thomas County, Georgia, United States. The population was 552 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Coolidge is located at 31°0′39″N 83°52′0″W / 31.01083°N 83.86667°W / 31.01083; -83.86667 (31.010744, -83.866594)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 552 people, 218 households, and 137 families residing in the city. The population density was 682.8 people per square mile (263.1/km²). There were 270 housing units at an average density of 334.0 per square mile (128.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 56.34% White, 40.94% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.45% Asian, 1.09% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 218 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 79.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $18,750, and the median income for a family was $25,357. Males had a median income of $21,563 versus $18,068 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,413. About 22.1% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.4% of those under age 18 and 26.2% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Coolidge has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

Climate data for Coolidge, Georgia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17
(63)
19
(66)
23
(73)
26
(79)
30
(86)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
31
(88)
27
(80)
22
(71)
18
(64)
25.9
(78.5)
Average low °C (°F) 5
(41)
6
(43)
9
(49)
13
(55)
17
(62)
21
(69)
22
(71)
22
(71)
19
(67)
14
(57)
8
(47)
6
(42)
13.5
(56.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 109
(4.3)
114
(4.5)
130
(5.1)
91
(3.6)
91
(3.6)
135
(5.3)
163
(6.4)
135
(5.3)
119
(4.7)
64
(2.5)
64
(2.5)
97
(3.8)
1,312
(51.6)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

Notable People[edit]

Mike Keown - Former candidate for U.S. House of Representatives and current Baptist Minister.

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. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Coolidge, Georgia
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 28, 2013.