Luthersville, Georgia

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Luthersville, Georgia
City
Luthersville in 2013
Luthersville in 2013
Location in Meriwether County and the state of Georgia
Location in Meriwether County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°12′33″N 84°44′43″W / 33.20917°N 84.74528°W / 33.20917; -84.74528Coordinates: 33°12′33″N 84°44′43″W / 33.20917°N 84.74528°W / 33.20917; -84.74528
Country United States
State Georgia
County Meriwether
Area
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 783
 • Density 252.6/sq mi (97.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30251
Area code(s) 770
FIPS code 13-48008[1]
GNIS feature ID 0317494[2]

Luthersville is a city in Meriwether County, Georgia, United States. The population was 783 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Luthersville is located at 33°12′33″N 84°44′43″W / 33.20917°N 84.74528°W / 33.20917; -84.74528 (33.209299, −84.745286).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²), of which, 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²) of it is land and 0.32% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 783 people, 273 households, and 205 families residing in the city. The population density was 254.9 people per square mile (98.5/km²). There were 299 housing units at an average density of 97.4 per square mile (37.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 43.93% White, 51.85% African American, 0.89% Native American, 2.43% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.96% of the population.

There were 273 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 21.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 20.5% 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 2.87 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,906, and the median income for a family was $29,444. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,033. About 20.0% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.8% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

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