Jersey, Georgia

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Jersey, Georgia
Location in Walton County and the state of Georgia
Location in Walton County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°43′1″N 83°48′14″W / 33.71694°N 83.80389°W / 33.71694; -83.80389Coordinates: 33°43′1″N 83°48′14″W / 33.71694°N 83.80389°W / 33.71694; -83.80389
Country United States
State Georgia
County Walton
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 163
 • Density 203.8/sq mi (81.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30018
Area code(s) 470/678/770
FIPS code 13-42184[1]
GNIS feature ID 0356336[2]

Jersey is a town in Walton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 163 at the 2000 census.


Jersey is located at 33°43′1″N 83°48′14″W / 33.71694°N 83.80389°W / 33.71694; -83.80389 (33.716872, -83.803943).[3]

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


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 163 people, 61 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 208.9 people per square mile (80.7/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 83.3 per square mile (32.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.71% White, 3.07% African American, 0.61% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,295. About 17.0% of families and 20.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.4% of those sixty five or over.