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Georgiana, Alabama

Georgiana is a town located in Butler County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 1,737.

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

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 16.2 km² (6.3 mi²). 16.2 km² (6.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,737 people, 697 households, and 462 families residing in the town. The population density is 107.1/km² (277.3/mi²). There are 829 housing units at an average density of 51.1/km² (132.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 37.36% White, 61.77% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the town the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 72.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $17,014, and the median income for a family is $21,950. Males have a median income of $23,056 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,166. 38.2% of the population and 33.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 56.5% are under the age of 18 and 25.9% are 65 or older.

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