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Mountain Park, Gwinnett County, Georgia

Mountain Park is a town located in Gwinnett County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 11,753.

Geography Mountain Park is located at 33°50'49" North, 84°7'55" West (33.847004, -84.131998)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.0 km² (5.8 mi²). 15.0 km² (5.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.17% is water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 11,753 people, 4,282 households, and 3,378 families residing in the town. The population density is 782.4/km² (2,025.4/mi²). There are 4,444 housing units at an average density of 295.8/km² (765.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 82.15% White, 5.96% African American, 0.23% Native American, 9.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.00% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 2.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,282 households out of which 35.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% are married couples living together, 8.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% are non-families. 17.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.10.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $62,892, and the median income for a family is $70,768. Males have a median income of $47,436 versus $31,608 for females. The per capita income for the town is $28,454. 3.4% of the population and 2.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.5% are under the age of 18 and 4.9% are 65 or older.

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