Redan, Georgia

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Redan, Georgia
Location in DeKalb County and the state of Georgia
Location in DeKalb County and the state of Georgia
Redan, Georgia is located in the United States
Redan, Georgia
Redan, Georgia
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°44′21″N 84°9′57″W / 33.73917°N 84.16583°W / 33.73917; -84.16583Coordinates: 33°44′21″N 84°9′57″W / 33.73917°N 84.16583°W / 33.73917; -84.16583
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyDeKalb
Area
 • Total8.13 sq mi (21.05 km2)
 • Land8.09 sq mi (20.95 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
981 ft (299 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total31,749
 • Density3,925.45/sq mi (1,515.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30074
Area code(s)770
FIPS code13-63952[2]
GNIS feature ID0332813[3]
Websitewww.hometownusa.com/ga/history/Redan.html

Redan is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2020 census, the CDP had a total population of 31,749. It is a predominantly African American community in eastern DeKalb County, and is a suburb of Atlanta.

According to tradition, the name "Rednan" is an amalgamation of the names of two early settlers: N. M. Reid and Annie Alford.[4] Redan High School and Lithonia High School are located here.

Geography[edit]

Redan is located at 33°44′21″N 84°9′57″W / 33.73917°N 84.16583°W / 33.73917; -84.16583 (33.739256, -84.165781).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km2), of which 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 0.52%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
199024,376
200033,84138.8%
201033,015−2.4%
202031,749−3.8%
source:[6]

2020 census[edit]

Redan racial composition[7]
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 804 2.53%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 28,252 88.99%
Native American 59 0.19%
Asian 236 0.4%
Pacific Islander 7 0.02%
Other/Mixed 1,210 3.81%
Hispanic or Latino 1,181 3.72%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 31,749 people, 11,471 households, and 7,143 families residing in the CDP.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 33,841 people, 11,748 households, and 8,517 families in the CDP. The population density was 3,542.0 people per square mile (1,368.2/km2). There were 12,106 housing units at an average density of 1,267.1/sq mi (489.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 5.68% White, 91.27% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.78%.[2]

Of the 11,748 households 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 24.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 21.4% of households were one person and 1.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.35.

The age distribution was 31.8% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 38.1% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% 65 or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.2 males.

The median household income was $51,564 and the median family income was $56,021. Males had a median income of $36,115 versus $31,166 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,316. 5.5% of the population and 4.1% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.


Education[edit]

DeKalb County School District serves the CDP.[8]

Elementary schools serving parts of Redan CDP:[9]

  • Redan Elementary School
  • Panola Way Elementary School (Redan)
  • Stoneview Elementary School
  • Woodridge Elementary School
  • E. L. Miller Elementary School
  • Shadow Rock Elementary School

Middle schools serving parts of Redan CDP:[10]

  • Redan Middle School (Redan)
  • Lithonia Middle School
  • Miller Grove Middle School

There are two public high schools in its boundaries: Redan High School and Lithonia High School.[11][12] They, along with Miller Grove High School, serve portions of the CDP.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 18, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 185. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  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 (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  8. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Redan CDP GA. US Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 30, 2017.
  9. ^ "Elementary School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.
  10. ^ "Middle School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.
  11. ^ Home. Lithonia High School. Retrieved on May 31, 2017. "Lithonia High School 2440 Phillips Road Lithonia, Georgia 30058"
  12. ^ "Home". Redan High School. Retrieved 2020-10-16. 5247 Redan Road Stone Mountain, Georgia 30088
  13. ^ "High School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.

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