Lilly, Georgia

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Lilly, Georgia
City
Lilly City Hall
Lilly City Hall
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°8′50″N 83°52′40″W / 32.14722°N 83.87778°W / 32.14722; -83.87778Coordinates: 32°8′50″N 83°52′40″W / 32.14722°N 83.87778°W / 32.14722; -83.87778
Country United States
State Georgia
County Dooly
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 348 ft (106 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 213
 • Density 354/sq mi (136.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31051
Area code(s) 229
FIPS code 13-46384[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332214[2]

Lilly is a city in Dooly County, Georgia, United States. The population was 213 at the 2010 census.[3]

Lilly was originally named "Midway", as it was the halfway point between Cordele and Montezuma. The name was changed upon the discovery that there already was another Midway in the state. The name "Lilly" is a reference to patriarchs of the town.

Geography[edit]

Lilly is located in west-central Dooly County at 32°8′50″N 83°52′40″W / 32.14722°N 83.87778°W / 32.14722; -83.87778 (32.147319, -83.877735).[4] Georgia State Route 90 passes through the center of town, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to Byromville and southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Vienna.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Lilly has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 221
1920 258 16.7%
1930 242 −6.2%
1940 214 −11.6%
1950 177 −17.3%
1960 136 −23.2%
1970 155 14.0%
1980 202 30.3%
1990 138 −31.7%
2000 221 60.1%
2010 213 −3.6%
Est. 2015 204 [5] −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 221 people, 82 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 367.0 people per square mile (142.2/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 154.5 per square mile (59.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.49% White, 43.44% African American, 0.45% Asian, 3.17% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.17% of the population.

There were 82 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.9% were married couples living together, 24.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the city, the population was spread out with 36.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,639, and the median income for a family was $45,313. Males had a median income of $28,558 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,969. About 8.1% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lilly city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.