Grand Ridge, Florida

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Grand Ridge, Florida
Town
Location in Jackson County and the state of Florida
Location in Jackson County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°42′43″N 85°1′5″W / 30.71194°N 85.01806°W / 30.71194; -85.01806Coordinates: 30°42′43″N 85°1′5″W / 30.71194°N 85.01806°W / 30.71194; -85.01806
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 4.42 sq mi (11.45 km2)
 • Land 4.25 sq mi (11.02 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
Elevation 128 ft (39 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 892
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 868
 • Density 209.6/sq mi (80.94/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 32442
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-27175[3]
GNIS feature ID 0283275[4]

Grand Ridge is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States. The population was 892 at the 2010 census,[5] up from 792 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Grand Ridge is located in southeastern Jackson County at 30°42′43″N 85°1′5″W / 30.71194°N 85.01806°W / 30.71194; -85.01806 (30.711977, -85.018091).[6] U.S. Route 90 travels through the northern side of the town, leading east 11 miles (18 km) to Chattahoochee and northwest 13 miles (21 km) to Marianna, the county seat. Florida State Road 69 runs through the center of town as Porter Avenue, leading north 10 miles (16 km) to Two Egg and south 4 miles (6 km) to Interstate 10 at Exit 152.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Grand Ridge has a total area of 4.42 square miles (11.4 km2), of which 4.25 square miles (11.0 km2) are land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), or 3.85%, are water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 415
1970 512 23.4%
1980 591 15.4%
1990 536 −9.3%
2000 792 47.8%
2010 892 12.6%
Est. 2016 868 [2] −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 792 people, 309 households, and 232 families residing in the town. The population density was 364.8 inhabitants per square mile (140.9/km²). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 158.4 per square mile (61.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.56% White, 2.53% African American, 2.27% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 309 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,083, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $24,722 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,556. About 9.6% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". 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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Grand Ridge town, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 27, 2018. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.