Hawthorne, Florida

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Hawthorne, Florida
City
City Hall and water tower
City Hall and water tower
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 29°35′17″N 82°5′2″W / 29.58806°N 82.08389°W / 29.58806; -82.08389Coordinates: 29°35′17″N 82°5′2″W / 29.58806°N 82.08389°W / 29.58806; -82.08389
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Alachua
Incorporated (city) 1881
Government
 • City manager Ellen Vause
 • Mayor Mattew Surrency
 • Vice-Mayor Tommie Howard
Area
 • Total 5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
 • Land 4.8 sq mi (12.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,417
 • Density 296/sq mi (114.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32640
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-29275[1]
GNIS feature ID 0283829[2]
Website www.cityofhawthorne.net

Hawthorne is a city in Alachua County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,417 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Hawthorne is located at 29°35′17″N 82°5′2″W / 29.58806°N 82.08389°W / 29.58806; -82.08389 (29.587943, -82.083859).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13.0 km2). 4.8 square miles (12.4 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2) of it (4.33%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 1,417 people, 561 households, and 357 families residing in the city. The population density was 295.2 inhabitants per square mile (114.2/km²). There were 681 housing units at an average density of 141.9 per square mile (54.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.4% White, 45.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 561 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.534 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 21, 52.9% from 21 to 62, and 20.1% who were 62 years of age or older. The median age was 41.5 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.

According to the 2005-2009 American Community Survey,[6] the median income for a household in the city was $36,818, and the median income for a family was $44,1672. The per capita income for the city was $15,331. About 11.9% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.1% of those under age 18 and 30.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Hawthorne is served by the School Board of Alachua County, which operates Shell Elementary School and Hawthorne Middle/High School in the city.[7] The Alachua County Library District operates a branch library in the city.[8]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hawthorne city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "American Community Survey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  7. ^ Alachua County Public Schools: Schools and Centers
  8. ^ Alachua County Library District: Hawthorne

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