Zebulon, Georgia

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Zebulon, Georgia
City
Zebulon City Hall
Zebulon City Hall
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°5′56″N 84°20′32″W / 33.09889°N 84.34222°W / 33.09889; -84.34222Coordinates: 33°5′56″N 84°20′32″W / 33.09889°N 84.34222°W / 33.09889; -84.34222
Country United States
State Georgia
County Pike
Area
 • Total 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Land 3.5 sq mi (9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,181
 • Density 337.4/sq mi (129.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30295
Area code(s) 470, 678 & 770
FIPS code 13-85128[1]
GNIS feature ID 0333493[2]

Zebulon is a city in Pike County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,181 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Pike County.[3] The city, like the county, was named after explorer Zebulon Pike.[4]

History[edit]

Zebulon was incorporated in 1825. The town was named after Zebulon Pike, a war hero and explorer.[4]

Geography[edit]

Zebulon is located at 33°5′56″N 84°20′32″W / 33.09889°N 84.34222°W / 33.09889; -84.34222 (33.098970, -84.342140).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.2 km²), of which 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (1.13%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,181 people, 464 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 338.0 people per square mile (130.7/km²). There were 499 housing units at an average density of 142.8 per square mile (55.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 60.12% White, 36.92% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

There were 464 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 22.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,125, and the median income for a family was $35,333. Males had a median income of $25,804 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,772. About 12.8% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 27.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Pike County School District[edit]

The Pike County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school.[6] The district has 156 full-time teachers and over 2,800 students.[7]

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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ a b "Profile for Zebulon, Georgia, GA". ePodunk. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ Georgia Board of Education, Retrieved June 25, 2010.
  7. ^ Pike County Schools at School-Stats.com. Retrieved June 25, 2010.