Flemington, Georgia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Flemington, Georgia
City
Flemington City Hall
Flemington City Hall
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 31°51′23″N 81°33′40″W / 31.85639°N 81.56111°W / 31.85639; -81.56111Coordinates: 31°51′23″N 81°33′40″W / 31.85639°N 81.56111°W / 31.85639; -81.56111
Country United States
State Georgia
County Liberty
Area
 • Total 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 743
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 717
 • Density 78/sq mi (30.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 31313
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-30088[2]
GNIS feature ID 0355840[3]

Flemington is a city in Liberty County, Georgia, United States. It is a part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area. The population was 369 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Flemington was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1966.[4] The community was named after William Fleming, a pioneer settler.[5] The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Flemington in 1941.[6]

Geography[edit]

Flemington is located at 31°51′23″N 81°33′40″W / 31.856356°N 81.561154°W / 31.856356; -81.561154.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
195090
196014965.6%
197026577.9%
198044066.0%
1990279−36.6%
200036932.3%
2010743101.4%
Est. 2016717[1]−3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 743 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 49.1% Black, 34.7% White, 5.2% Asian and 4.2% from two or more races. 6.7% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 369 people, 148 households, and 96 families residing in the city. The population density was 78.3 people per square mile (30.2/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 37.5 per square mile (14.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 57.18% White, 27.91% African American, 0.54% Native American, 5.15% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 7.05% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.84% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 38.2% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $53,125. Males had a median income of $32,250 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,638. About 8.0% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 22.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 May 2018. 
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 78. ISBN 0-915430-00-2. 
  6. ^ "Flemington". GeorgiaGov. Retrieved 23 May 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.