Meansville, Georgia

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Meansville, Georgia
City
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972
Country United States
State Georgia
County Pike
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 192
 • Density 384/sq mi (137.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30256
Area code(s) 770
FIPS code 13-50596[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332364[2]

Meansville is a city in Pike County, Georgia, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The community was named for homesteader John Means.[3]

Geography[edit]

Meansville is located at 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972 (33.050024, -84.309706).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 155
1910 233 50.3%
1920 229 −1.7%
1930 169 −26.2%
1940 193 14.2%
1950 224 16.1%
1960 335 49.6%
1970 313 −6.6%
1980 303 −3.2%
1990 250 −17.5%
2000 192 −23.2%
2010 182 −5.2%
Est. 2015 183 [5] 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 192 people, 73 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 365.9 people per square mile (142.6/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 148.7 per square mile (57.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.17% White, 17.19% African American, 2.08% Native American, 0.52% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.17% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,406 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,908. About 4.4% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Meansville Public Schools are part of the Pike County Schools School District. The school district has one primary school, one elementary school and one high school.

Michael Duncan, Ed. D. is the Superintendent of Schools.[7]

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. ^ "Profile for Meansville, Georgia, GA". ePodunk. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Pike County Schools". Pike County Schools. Retrieved 2012-06-30.