Siloam, Georgia

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Siloam, Georgia
Town
Location in Greene County and the state of Georgia
Location in Greene County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°32′8″N 83°4′50″W / 33.53556°N 83.08056°W / 33.53556; -83.08056Coordinates: 33°32′8″N 83°4′50″W / 33.53556°N 83.08056°W / 33.53556; -83.08056
Country United States
State Georgia
County Greene
Area
 • Total 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Land 1.21 sq mi (3.14 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Density 233/sq mi (89.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30665
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-70932[1]
GNIS feature ID 0356535[2]

Siloam is a town in Greene County, Georgia, United States. The population was 282 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 331 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Siloam is located in eastern Greene County at 33°32′8″N 83°4′50″W / 33.53556°N 83.08056°W / 33.53556; -83.08056 (33.535691, -83.080443).[4] Georgia State Route 15 passes through the town as Main Street, leading northwest 7 miles (11 km) to Greensboro, the county seat, and south 5.5 miles (8.9 km) to White Plains. State Route 77 leads north from the center of town 6 miles (10 km) to Union Point. Interstate 20 passes through the northern side of town, with access from Exit 138 (State Route 77). I-20 leads east 64 miles (103 km) to Augusta and west 80 miles (130 km) to Atlanta.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Siloam has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2), of which 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 2.38%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 243
1930 269 10.7%
1940 318 18.2%
1950 324 1.9%
1960 321 −0.9%
1970 319 −0.6%
1980 446 39.8%
1990 329 −26.2%
2000 331 0.6%
2010 282 −14.8%
Est. 2015 280 [5] −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 331 people, 121 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 269.8 people per square mile (103.9/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 117.4 per square mile (45.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 25.38% White, 73.11% African American, 0.60% Asian, 0.91% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.42% of the population.

There were 121 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.1% were married couples living together, 29.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 79.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $24,792. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $19,821 for females.

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): Siloam town, Georgia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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