Georgiana, Alabama


Georgiana, Alabama

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Georgiana, Alabama
settlement_type = Town


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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Butler County and the state of Alabama


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Alabama
subdivision_name2 = Butler
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area_total_km2 = 16.2
area_total_sq_mi = 6.3
area_land_km2 = 16.2
area_land_sq_mi = 6.3
area_water_km2 = 0
area_water_sq_mi = 0
elevation_ft = 292
elevation_m = 89
population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1737
population_metro =
population_density_km2 = 107.2
population_density_sq_mi = 275.7
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
latd = 31 |latm = 38 |lats = 24 |latNS = N
longd = 86 |longm = 44 |longs = 21 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 36033
area_code = 334
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 01-29560
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0118914
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Georgiana is a town in Butler County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town was 1,737.

Geography

Georgiana is located at 31°38'24.313" North, 86°44'21.991" West (31.640087, -86.739442)GR|1.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,737 people, 697 households, and 462 families residing in the town. The population density was 277.3 people per square mile (107.1/km²). There were 829 housing units at an average density of 132.3/sq mi (51.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 61.77% Black or African American, 37.36% White, 0.23% Native American, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 697 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 25.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,014, and the median income for a family was $21,950. Males had a median income of $23,056 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,166. About 33.7% of families and 38.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.5% of those under age 18 and 25.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable Persons

*Hank Williams, a country music legend.
*Herbert "Lum" York, a bass player in Hank Williams Drifting Cowboys band.

ee also

*CSS Georgiana: Confederate cruiser wrecked March 19, 1863, while attempting to run the U.S. Navy's blockade at Charleston, South Carolina

References

External links

* [http://sanewsonline.com The South Alabama News]
* [http://www.topix.net/city/georgiana-al Georgiana news]


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