Georgiana, Alabama

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Georgiana, Alabama
Town
Location in Butler County and the state of Alabama
Location in Butler County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°38′24″N 86°44′21″W / 31.64000°N 86.73917°W / 31.64000; -86.73917
Country United States
State Alabama
County Butler
Area
 • Total 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Land 6.3 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 292 ft (89 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,738
 • Density 279/sq mi (107.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36033
Area code 334
FIPS code 01-29560
GNIS feature ID 0118914

Georgiana is a town in Butler County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 1,738.[1]

Geography[edit]

Georgiana is located in southern Butler County at 31°38'24.313" North, 86°44'21.991" West (31.640087, -86.739442).[2] Interstate 65 passes to the northwest of the town, with access from exit 114 (State Route 106). U.S. Route 31 (Mobile Road) passes through the east side of the town, leading north 16 miles (26 km) to Greenville, the county seat. Via I-65, it is 58 miles (93 km) north to Montgomery, the state capital, and 110 miles (180 km) southwest to Mobile.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 456
1900 567 24.3%
1910 999 76.2%
1920 1,550 55.2%
1930 1,480 −4.5%
1940 1,627 9.9%
1950 1,596 −1.9%
1960 2,093 31.1%
1970 2,148 2.6%
1980 1,993 −7.2%
1990 1,933 −3.0%
2000 1,737 −10.1%
2010 1,738 0.1%
Est. 2014 1,680 [3] −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2013 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 1,738 people, 649 households, and 416 families residing in the town. The population density was 279 people per square mile (107.6/km²). There were 777 housing units at an average density of 123.3 per square mile (48.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 65.4% Black or African American, 33.1% White, 0.3% Native American, and 0.8% from two or more races. 0.3% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 649 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% were married couples living together, 25.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the age distribution of the population shows 21.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.3 years. For every 100 females there were 82.2 males. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 88.8 men.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,694, and the median income for a family was $20,139. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $18,519 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,181. About 39.4% of families and 43.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.1% of those under age 18 and 32.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 31°38′24″N 86°44′22″W / 31.640087°N 86.739442°W / 31.640087; -86.739442