Georgetown, Louisiana

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Georgetown, Louisiana
Village
Location of Georgetown in Grant Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Georgetown in Grant Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222Coordinates: 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Grant
Government
Area[1]
 • Total 1.30 sq mi (3.37 km2)
 • Land 1.30 sq mi (3.36 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 327
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 326
 • Density 250.96/sq mi (96.91/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-28660

Georgetown is a village in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 327 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

The Harrisonburg Road ran through the area, connecting northeast to the Natchez Trace and running southwest into Texas to connect with El Camino Real.

Geography[edit]

Georgetown is located in the northeast corner of Grant Parish at 31°45′51″N 92°22′56″W / 31.76417°N 92.38222°W / 31.76417; -92.38222 (31.764210, -92.382340).[4] U.S. Route 165 runs through the village, leading northeast 31 miles (50 km) to Columbia and south 33 miles (53 km) to Alexandria.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Georgetown has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.25%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 355
1960 321 −9.6%
1970 306 −4.7%
1980 381 24.5%
1990 273 −28.3%
2000 301 10.3%
2010 327 8.6%
Est. 2016 326 [2] −0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 301 people, 126 households, and 86 families residing in the village. The population density was 231.0 inhabitants per square mile (89.4/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 117.4 per square mile (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White, and Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 126 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $32,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,167. About 18.7% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.2% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Georgetown residents are zoned to Grant Parish School Board schools.

Notable natives and residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Georgetown village, Louisiana". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.