Concord, Georgia

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Concord is a town in Pike County, Georgia, United States. The population was 375 at the 2010 census.

Concord, Georgia
Concord City Hall
Concord City Hall
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°5′27″N 84°26′20″W / 33.09083°N 84.43889°W / 33.09083; -84.43889Coordinates: 33°5′27″N 84°26′20″W / 33.09083°N 84.43889°W / 33.09083; -84.43889
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyPike
Area
 • Total0.84 sq mi (2.18 km2)
 • Land0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
810 ft (247 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total375
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
384
 • Density460.98/sq mi (177.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30206
Area code(s)770
FIPS code13-19168[3]
GNIS feature ID0355256[4]
Websitewww.concordga.com

HistoryEdit

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated the place in 1887 as the "Town of Concord".[5] The community took its name from the Concord Primitive Baptist Church, which stood at the site since the early 1840s.[6]

GeographyEdit

Concord is located at 33°5′27″N 84°26′20″W / 33.09083°N 84.43889°W / 33.09083; -84.43889 (33.090848, -84.438913).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all land.

Concord is located on Georgia State Route 18.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890360
1900231−35.8%
191045094.8%
1920442−1.8%
19304471.1%
1940403−9.8%
1950360−10.7%
1960333−7.5%
1970312−6.3%
19803171.6%
1990211−33.4%
200033659.2%
201037511.6%
2019 (est.)384[2]2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 336 people, 118 households, and 92 families residing in the town. The population density was 403.5 people per square mile (156.3/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 153.7 per square mile (59.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 73.81% White, 24.70% African American, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 118 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 20.3% 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 2.85 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,795, and the median income for a family was $47,250. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,908. About 2.1% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Concord Public Schools are part of the Pike County School District. The school district has one Pre-K building (lottery funded), one primary school (K-2), one elementary school (3-5), one middle school (6-8), a ninth grade academy and one high school.

Michael Duncan, Ed. D. is the Superintendent of Schools.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1887. p. 608.
  6. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 50. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  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. ^ "Pike County Schools". Pike County Schools. Retrieved 2012-06-30.