Allenhurst, Georgia

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Allenhurst, Georgia
Town
Allenhurst Town Hall
Allenhurst Town Hall
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 31°46′53″N 81°36′30″W / 31.78139°N 81.60833°W / 31.78139; -81.60833Coordinates: 31°46′53″N 81°36′30″W / 31.78139°N 81.60833°W / 31.78139; -81.60833
Country United States
State Georgia
County Liberty
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 695
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 663
 • Density 704/sq mi (271.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31301
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-01472[2]
GNIS feature ID 0310462[3]

Allenhurst is a town in Liberty County, Georgia, United States. It is a part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 695.[4]

History[edit]

Allenhurst was platted in 1910 by B. H. Allen, the proprietor of a local sawmill.[5] A post office has been in operation since 1909.[6]

Geography[edit]

Allenhurst is located at 31°46′53″N 81°36′30″W / 31.78139°N 81.60833°W / 31.78139; -81.60833 (31.781311, -81.608470).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) is land and 0.88% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970230
1980606163.5%
1990594−2.0%
200078832.7%
2010695−11.8%
Est. 2016663[1]−4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 695 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 45.2% White, 43.0% Black, 2.3% Asian, 1.0% Pacific Islander and 2.7% from two or more races. 5.8% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 788 people, 281 households, and 202 families residing in the town. The population density was 694.3 people per square mile (269.2/km²). There were 326 housing units at an average density of 287.2 per square mile (111.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 49.87% White, 44.16% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 1.27% from other races, and 3.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.20% of the population.

There were 281 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 14.8% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $40,536. Males had a median income of $25,972 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,501. About 12.2% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

Post office

The United States Postal Service operates the Allenhurst Post Office.[9]

Education[edit]

The Liberty County School District operates public schools that serve Allenhurst.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder2.census.gov. 
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 3. ISBN 0-915430-00-2. 
  6. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 March 2018. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "ALLENHURST." U.S. Postal Service. Retrieved on May 9, 2017.