Buckhead, Georgia

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Buckhead, Georgia
Historic buildings in Buckhead
Historic buildings in Buckhead
Location in Morgan County and the state of Georgia
Location in Morgan County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°34′5″N 83°21′45″W / 33.56806°N 83.36250°W / 33.56806; -83.36250Coordinates: 33°34′5″N 83°21′45″W / 33.56806°N 83.36250°W / 33.56806; -83.36250
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyMorgan
Area
 • Total0.81 sq mi (2.11 km2)
 • Land0.81 sq mi (2.09 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
626 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total171
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
183
 • Density227.05/sq mi (87.67/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30625
Area code(s)706
FIPS code13-11672[3]
GNIS feature ID0354900[4]

Buckhead is a town in Morgan County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 171.

History[edit]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Buckhead as a town in 1908.[5] According to tradition, Buckhead was named from a pioneer incident when hunters shot a deer and publicly mounted the buck's head onto a tree.[6]

Geography[edit]

Buckhead is located at 33°34′5″N 83°21′45″W / 33.56806°N 83.36250°W / 33.56806; -83.36250 (33.568012, -83.362443).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900240
191038460.0%
192045117.4%
1930273−39.5%
1940214−21.6%
19502202.8%
1960169−23.2%
19701774.7%
198021923.7%
1990176−19.6%
200020516.5%
2010171−16.6%
Est. 2019183[2]7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

At the 2000 census there were 205 people, 68 households, and 55 families in the town. The population density was 257.5 people per square mile (98.9/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 101.8/sq mi (39.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 65.37% White, 29.27% African American, 5.37% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.93%.[3]

Of the 68 households 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 14.7% of households were one person and 5.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.36.

The age distribution was 32.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% 65 or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median household income was $35,208 and the median family income was $36,458. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $19,432 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,253. About 18.4% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Buckhead". GeorgiaGov. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  6. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 27. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015.