Tennille, Georgia

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Tennille, Georgia
City
Location in Washington County and the state of Georgia
Location in Washington County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°56′17″N 82°48′38″W / 32.93806°N 82.81056°W / 32.93806; -82.81056Coordinates: 32°56′17″N 82°48′38″W / 32.93806°N 82.81056°W / 32.93806; -82.81056
Country United States
State Georgia
County Washington
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,505
 • Density 885.3/sq mi (342/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31089
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-758881
GNIS feature ID 03240052

Tennille is a city in Washington County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,505 at the 2000 census.

It was home for 10 years to noted architect Charles E. Choate.

Geography

Tennille is located at 32°56′17″N 82°48′38″W / 32.93806°N 82.81056°W / 32.93806; -82.81056 (32.938174, -82.810582)3.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.58% is water.

Demographics

At the 2000 census1, there were 1,505 people, 599 households and 382 families residing in the city. The population density was 876.1 per square mile (337.8/km²). There were 683 housing units at an average density of 397.6 per square mile (153.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 41.99% White, 56.88% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.40% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.53% of the population.

There were 599 households of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married couples living together, 28.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% 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 3.22.

30.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 72.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.1 males.

The median household income was $22,065, and the median family income was $30,000. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $19,948 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,987. About 27.5% of families and 29.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.1% of those under age 18 and 24.4% of those age 65 or over.

See also

References

  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 







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