Location in Hamilton County and the state of Florida
|• Total||1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)|
|• Land||1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||141 ft (43 m)|
|• Density||462.8/sq mi (177.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0284753|
Jennings is located at (30.602926, -83.102173).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 833 people, 282 households, and 205 families residing in the town. The population density was 461.3 people per square mile (177.7/km²). There were 321 housing units at an average density of 177.8 per square mile (68.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 43.70% White, 43.10% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 10.08% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.69% of the population.
There were 282 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.34.
In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $25,714, and the median income for a family was $25,938. Males had a median income of $25,577 versus $15,982 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,195. About 23.8% of families and 30.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.9% of those under age 18 and 20.0% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
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