Stillmore, Georgia

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Stillmore, Georgia
City
Location in Emanuel County and the state of Georgia
Location in Emanuel County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°26′28″N 82°12′53″W / 32.44111°N 82.21472°W / 32.44111; -82.21472Coordinates: 32°26′28″N 82°12′53″W / 32.44111°N 82.21472°W / 32.44111; -82.21472
Country United States
State Georgia
County Emanuel
Area
 • Total 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 262 ft (80 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 532
 • Density 172/sq mi (66.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30464
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-73620[1]
GNIS feature ID 0356564[2]

Stillmore is a city in Emanuel County, Georgia, United States. The population was 532 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 730 at the 2000 census.

It is home to the David Emanuel Academy (DEA) and the David Emanuel Academy Eagles who won the state GISA basketball championship in 2007.

Geography[edit]

Stillmore is located in southeastern Emanuel County at 32°26′28″N 82°12′53″W / 32.44111°N 82.21472°W / 32.44111; -82.21472 (32.441176, -82.214637).[4] Georgia State Route 57 passes through the town, leading northwest 14 miles (23 km) to Swainsboro, the county seat, and southeast 5 miles (8 km) to Interstate 16 at Exit 98. Georgia State Route 192 crosses GA 57 in the center of Stillmore, leading northeast 11 miles (18 km) to Twin City and west 5 miles (8 km) to U.S. Route 1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Stillmore has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), or 3.39%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 741
1910 645 −13.0%
1920 916 42.0%
1930 618 −32.5%
1940 493 −20.2%
1950 420 −14.8%
1960 354 −15.7%
1970 522 47.5%
1980 527 1.0%
1990 615 16.7%
2000 730 18.7%
2010 532 −27.1%
Est. 2015 528 [5] −0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 730 people, 220 households, and 159 families residing in the town. The population density was 229.8 people per square mile (88.6/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 79.6 per square mile (30.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 35.07% White, 47.95% African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 15.07% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.81% of the population.

There were 220 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.32 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 17.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 125.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,827, and the median income for a family was $28,625. Males had a median income of $26,442 versus $15,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,623. About 25.2% of families and 34.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 34.9% of those age 65 or over.

Theatre[edit]

The town is the setting for Stillmore, Georgia, a play written, produced, and directed by Brad Ogden.

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): Stillmore city, 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.