Hoschton, Georgia

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Hoschton, Georgia
City
Hoschton City Hall
Hoschton City Hall
Motto(s): "Planning our future, honoring our past."
Location in Jackson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Jackson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°5′46″N 83°45′40″W / 34.09611°N 83.76111°W / 34.09611; -83.76111Coordinates: 34°5′46″N 83°45′40″W / 34.09611°N 83.76111°W / 34.09611; -83.76111
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jackson
Area
 • Total 2.60 sq mi (6.74 km2)
 • Land 2.58 sq mi (6.68 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,377
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,495
 • Density 534/sq mi (206.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30548
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-40056[2]
GNIS feature ID 0356322[3]
Website www.cityofhoschton.com

Hoschton is a city in Jackson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,377 at the 2010 census.[4] As of 2016 the estimated population was 1,495.[1]

Geography[edit]

Hoschton is located in western Jackson County at 34°05′46″N 83°45′40″W / 34.096164°N 83.761083°W / 34.096164; -83.761083.[5] It is bordered to the north by the city of Braselton. Georgia State Route 53 runs through the center of town, leading northwest 12 miles (19 km) to Oakwood and south 9 miles (14 km) to Winder. Jefferson, the county seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the east, and Atlanta is 50 miles (80 km) to the southwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Hoschton has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.79%, are water.[4] Water bodies in Hoschton drain west and east into tributaries of the Mulberry River, part of the Oconee River watershed.

The Hoschton ZIP code 30548 goes well beyond the city limits, and results in the post office delivering mail into four counties: Jackson, Gwinnett, Hall, and Barrow. Hoschton's ZIP code is used within about 40% of the Braselton town limits.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890207
190029040.1%
191042947.9%
1920377−12.1%
193042713.3%
1940364−14.8%
19503783.8%
1960370−2.1%
197050937.6%
1980490−3.7%
199064231.0%
20001,07066.7%
20101,37728.7%
Est. 20161,495[1]8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,070 people, 388 households, and 304 families residing in the city. The population density was 437.2 people per square mile (168.6/km²). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 165.1 per square mile (63.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.36% White, 4.86% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population. As of July 2009 the population is estimated at 1,612.

There were 388 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,625, and the median income for a family was $57,917. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $27,153 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,416. About 9.5% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Hoschton city, Georgia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2018. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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