Surrency, Georgia

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Surrency, Georgia
Town
Location in Appling County and the state of Georgia
Location in Appling County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 31°43′27″N 82°11′55″W / 31.72417°N 82.19861°W / 31.72417; -82.19861Coordinates: 31°43′27″N 82°11′55″W / 31.72417°N 82.19861°W / 31.72417; -82.19861
Country United States
State Georgia
County Appling
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 184 ft (56 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 201
 • Density 260/sq mi (100.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31563
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-74852[1]
GNIS feature ID 0333168[2]

Surrency is a town in Appling County, Georgia, United States. The population was 201 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Surrency is located at 31°43′27″N 82°11′55″W / 31.724156°N 82.198686°W / 31.724156; -82.198686.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square mile (2.0 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 259
1920 433 67.2%
1930 445 2.8%
1940 431 −3.1%
1950 295 −31.6%
1960 312 5.8%
1970 352 12.8%
1980 368 4.5%
1990 253 −31.2%
2000 237 −6.3%
2010 201 −15.2%
Est. 2015 207 [5] 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 237 people, 98 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 305.5 people per square mile (117.3/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 148.2 per square mile (56.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 70.89% White, 24.47% African American, 0.84% Native American, 2.95% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.95% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,750, and the median income for a family was $34,583. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,794. About 13.0% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.4% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Melanie Howard; Carolyn Eunice's Fourth Grade Class of 2004 (2002). "Surrency Ghost". Fourth District Elementary, an Appling County public school. Retrieved 06-01-2010. Surrency, Georgia, may be best known for its well-documented ghost story.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  • Pratt, Thomas L.; Hauser, Ernest C.; Hearn, Thomas M.; Reston, Timothy J. (June 1991). "Reflection polarity of the midcrustal surrency bright spot beneath southeastern Georgia: testing the fluid hypothesis". Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 96, Issue B6. SAO/NASA ADS Physics Abstract Service. pp. 10145–10158. doi:10.1029/91JB00766. Retrieved 06-01-2010. A small reflection seismic experiment with an explosive source was conducted in southeastern Georgia to determine the polarity of an unusually strong midcrustal reflector, the Surrency Bright Spot (SBS) ...at a depth of approximately 16 km ...notable for being unusually flat and horizontal for about half of its 4 km length.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)