McIntyre, Georgia

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McIntyre, Georgia
Town
Location in Wilkinson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Wilkinson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°50′50″N 83°12′7″W / 32.84722°N 83.20194°W / 32.84722; -83.20194Coordinates: 32°50′50″N 83°12′7″W / 32.84722°N 83.20194°W / 32.84722; -83.20194
Country United States
State Georgia
County Wilkinson
Area
 • Total 5.4 sq mi (13.9 km2)
 • Land 5.2 sq mi (13.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 259 ft (79 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 650
 • Density 133/sq mi (51.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31054
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-48848[1]
GNIS feature ID 0317929[2]

McIntyre is a town in Wilkinson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 650 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

McIntyre was founded as a depot on the Central of Georgia Railway.[3]

Geography[edit]

McIntyre is located at 32°50′50″N 83°12′07″W / 32.847173°N 83.202057°W / 32.847173; -83.202057.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14 km2), of which 5.2 square miles (13 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (2.99%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 170
1940 209 22.9%
1950 194 −7.2%
1960 316 62.9%
1970 471 49.1%
1980 386 −18.0%
1990 552 43.0%
2000 718 30.1%
2010 650 −9.5%
Est. 2015 620 [5] −4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 718 people, 253 households, and 180 families residing in the town. The population density was 138.3 people per square mile (53.4/km²). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 57.4 per square mile (22.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 57.52% African American, 36.35% White, 0.14% Native American, 2.51% from other races, and 3.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.29% of the population.

There were 253 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 23.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,028, and the median income for a family was $27,321. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $19,545 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,485. About 22.0% of families and 25.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.3% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Caldwell, Wilber W. (2001). The Courthouse and the Depot: The Architecture of Hope in an Age of Despair. Mercer University Press. p. 71. 
  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". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.