Ivey, Georgia

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Ivey, Georgia
Town
Location in Wilkinson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Wilkinson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°54′33″N 83°18′3″W / 32.90917°N 83.30083°W / 32.90917; -83.30083Coordinates: 32°54′33″N 83°18′3″W / 32.90917°N 83.30083°W / 32.90917; -83.30083
Country United States
State Georgia
County Wilkinson
Area
 • Total 3 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 358 ft (109 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,100
 • Density 366.7/sq mi (142.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31031
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-41540[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332071[2]

Ivey is a town in Wilkinson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,100 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Ivey is located at 32°54′33″N 83°18′3″W / 32.90917°N 83.30083°W / 32.90917; -83.30083 (32.909078, -83.300808)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), of which, 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (14.09%) is water.

Chipper Jones, the former Atlanta Brave star is rumored to have recently purchased Holiday Hills Golf Club. He plans on converting it into a wind-farm according to the locals.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,100 people, 434 households, and 314 families residing in the town. The population density was 430.2 people per square mile (165.9/km²). There were 529 housing units at an average density of 206.9 per square mile (79.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.55% White, 1.09% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.09% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 434 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% 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 3.03.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $31,083 versus $21,953 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,710. About 7.4% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.