Unadilla, Georgia

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Unadilla, Georgia
City Hall in Unadilla
City Hall in Unadilla
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°15′35″N 83°44′12″W / 32.25972°N 83.73667°W / 32.25972; -83.73667Coordinates: 32°15′35″N 83°44′12″W / 32.25972°N 83.73667°W / 32.25972; -83.73667
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyDooly
Government
 • MayorMyron Mixon
Area
 • Total6.08 sq mi (15.75 km2)
 • Land6.04 sq mi (15.65 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
427 ft (130 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total3,118
 • Density515.97/sq mi (199.21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31091
Area code478
FIPS code13-78156[2]
GNIS feature ID0333297[3]
Websitecityofunadillaga.com

Unadilla is a city in Dooly County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,796 at the 2010 census,[4] up from 2,772 in 2000. Dooly State Prison is located in the northeast corner of the city.

History[edit]

Unadilla is a name derived from the Iroquois language meaning "council place".[5] The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Unadilla as a town in 1891.[6]

Geography[edit]

Unadilla water tower

Unadilla is located in northern Dooly County at 32°15′35″N 83°44′12″W / 32.259796°N 83.736535°W / 32.259796; -83.736535.[7] U.S. Route 41 passes through the center of town as Pine Street, leading north 16 miles (26 km) to Perry and south 13 miles (21 km) to Vienna, the Dooly County seat. Interstate 75 passes through the west side of Unadilla, with access from Exits 121 and 122. I-75 leads north 43 miles (69 km) to Macon and south 61 miles (98 km) to Tifton. Georgia State Route 230 passes through Unadilla as Second Street and Borum Street, leading southwest 11 miles (18 km) to Byromville and east 18 miles (29 km) to Hawkinsville.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900524
19101,00391.4%
19202,019101.3%
19301,832−9.3%
19401,137−37.9%
19501,098−3.4%
19601,30418.8%
19701,45711.7%
19801,5667.5%
19901,6203.4%
20002,77271.1%
20103,79636.9%
20203,118−17.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2020 census[edit]

Unadilla racial composition[9]
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 836 26.81%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 2,028 65.04%
Native American 6 0.19%
Asian 8 0.26%
Other/Mixed 32 1.03%
Hispanic or Latino 208 6.67%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,118 people, 938 households, and 573 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of 2000, there were 2,772 people, 655 households, and 434 families residing in the city.[2] The population density was 532.9 inhabitants per square mile (205.8/km2). There were 739 housing units at an average density of 142.1 per square mile (54.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 34.52% White, 62.12% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 1.66% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.99% of the population.

There were 655 households, out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.0% were married couples living together, 27.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 17.6% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 41.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 202.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 239.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,250, and the median income for a family was $24,779. Males had a median income of $24,076 versus $17,614 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,897. About 25.4% of families and 30.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.9% of those under age 18 and 30.4% of those age 65 or over.


Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Unadilla city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 22, 2015.[dead link]
  5. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 236. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  6. ^ Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1892. p. 614.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-18.

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