Ranger, Georgia

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Ranger, Georgia
Town
Location in Gordon County and the state of Georgia
Location in Gordon County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°30′1″N 84°42′41″W / 34.50028°N 84.71139°W / 34.50028; -84.71139Coordinates: 34°30′1″N 84°42′41″W / 34.50028°N 84.71139°W / 34.50028; -84.71139
Country United States
State Georgia
County Gordon
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 131
 • Density 106.3/sq mi (40.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30734
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-63560[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332791[2]

Ranger is a town in Gordon County, Georgia, United States. The population was 85 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Ranger is located at 34°30′1″N 84°42′41″W / 34.50028°N 84.71139°W / 34.50028; -84.71139 (34.500175, -84.711392)[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.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census there were 131 people, 46 households, and 39 families.[4]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 85 people, 33 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 104.2 people per square mile (40.0/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 53.9 per square mile (20.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

There were 33 households out of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the town the population was spread out with 12.9% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 28.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,224. There were 13.3% of families and 8.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

Congressman Tom Graves is from Ranger.

Notable natives[edit]

Robert D. McTeer (American economist)

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. 
  4. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_SF1_SF1DP1&prodType=table