Mount Zion, Georgia
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|Mount Zion, Georgia|
Location in Carroll County and the state of Georgia
|• Total||9.8 sq mi (25.5 km2)|
|• Land||9.7 sq mi (25.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|Elevation||1,201 ft (366 m)|
|• Density||175/sq mi (67.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0332438|
According to the United States Census Bureau, Mount Zion has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.5 km2), of which 9.7 square miles (25.1 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 1.71%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,275 people, 434 households, and 351 families residing in the city. The population density was 130.7 people per square mile (50.5/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 47.9 per square mile (18.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.12% White, 3.76% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.
There were 434 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.27.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 107.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $41,912, and the median income for a family was $43,438. Males had a median income of $31,959 versus $20,662 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,080. About 11.8% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 22.6% of those age 65 or over.
- Walter Terry Colquitt, Methodist preacher, United States Representative and Senator from Georgia
- James Mitchell, U.S. Commissioner of negro colonization for President Abraham Lincoln
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.