Rocky Ford, Georgia

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Rocky Ford, Georgia
Town
Location in Screven County and the state of Georgia
Location in Screven County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°39′51″N 81°49′42″W / 32.66417°N 81.82833°W / 32.66417; -81.82833Coordinates: 32°39′51″N 81°49′42″W / 32.66417°N 81.82833°W / 32.66417; -81.82833
Country United States
State Georgia
County Screven
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 186
 • Density 155/sq mi (58.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30455
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-66444[1]
GNIS feature ID 0321840[2]

Rocky Ford is a town in Screven County, Georgia, United States. The population was 186 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Rocky Ford is located at 32°39′51″N 81°49′42″W / 32.66417°N 81.82833°W / 32.66417; -81.82833 (32.664231, -81.828224).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (2.42%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 186 people, 78 households, and 53 families residing in the town. The population density was 153.6 people per square mile (59.4/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 72.7 per square mile (28.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 68.28% White and 31.72% African American.

There were 78 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,989. About 4.2% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.5% of those sixty five or over.

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.