Georgetown, Louisiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coordinates: 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222
Village of Georgetown
Village
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Grant
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Coordinates 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222
Area 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 - land 1.3 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 301 (2000)
Density 231.0 / sq mi (89.2 / km2)
Mayor Danny Olden (elected 2012)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Georgetown in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Georgetown is a village in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 301 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Harrisonburg Road or the Natchez Trace ran through the area as it crossed Louisiana into Texas to connect with the El Camino Real.

Geography[edit]

Georgetown is located at 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222 (31.764210, -92.382340)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 301 people, 126 households, and 86 families residing in the village. The population density was 231.0 inhabitants per square mile (89.4/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 117.4 per square mile (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White, and Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 126 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $32,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,167. About 18.7% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.2% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Georgetown residents are zoned to Grant Parish School Board schools.

Notable natives and residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.