Oak Park, Georgia

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Oak Park, Georgia
City
Location in Emanuel County and the state of Georgia
Location in Emanuel County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°22′15″N 82°18′36″W / 32.37083°N 82.31000°W / 32.37083; -82.31000Coordinates: 32°22′15″N 82°18′36″W / 32.37083°N 82.31000°W / 32.37083; -82.31000
Country United States
State Georgia
County Emanuel
Area
 • Total 7.2 sq mi (18.7 km2)
 • Land 7.1 sq mi (18.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 259 ft (79 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 484
 • Density 68/sq mi (26.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30401
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-57232[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332536[2]
Website www.oakparkga.org

Oak Park is a city in Emanuel County, Georgia, United States. The population was 484 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 366 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Oak Park is located in southern Emanuel County at 32°22′15″N 82°18′36″W / 32.37083°N 82.31000°W / 32.37083; -82.31000 (32.370747, -82.309915),[4] along U.S. Route 1. Interstate 16 passes through the northern part of the town, 3 miles (5 km) north of the original town center, with access to US 1 from Exit 90. I-16 leads east 77 miles (124 km) to Savannah and west 88 miles (142 km) to Macon, while US 1 leads north 18 miles (29 km) to Swainsboro, the Emanuel County seat, and south 11 miles (18 km) to Lyons.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Oak Park has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.7 km2), of which 7.1 square miles (18.3 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 2.17%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 144
1920 195 35.4%
1930 291 49.2%
1940 208 −28.5%
1950 308 48.1%
1960 302 −1.9%
1970 226 −25.2%
1980 256 13.3%
1990 269 5.1%
2000 366 36.1%
2010 484 32.2%
Est. 2015 481 [5] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 366 people, 148 households, and 103 families residing in the town. The population density was 51.3 people per square mile (19.8/km²). There were 199 housing units at an average density of 27.9 per square mile (10.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.98% White, 0.82% African American, 8.20% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.11% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 13.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 110.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,808, and the median income for a family was $33,333. Males had a median income of $30,625, versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,317. About 14.0% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 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): Oak Park town, Georgia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 27, 2016. 
  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. 

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