Woodland, Georgia

Woodland is a city in Talbot County, Georgia, United States. The population was 432 at the 2000 census.

Woodland, Georgia
Woodland in 2012.
Woodland in 2012.
Location in Talbot County and the state of Georgia
Location in Talbot County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°47′15″N 84°33′40″W / 32.78750°N 84.56111°W / 32.78750; -84.56111Coordinates: 32°47′15″N 84°33′40″W / 32.78750°N 84.56111°W / 32.78750; -84.56111
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyTalbot
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total408
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
358
 • Density560/sq mi (216/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31836
Area code(s)706
FIPS code13-83952[2]
GNIS feature ID0356649[3]

HistoryEdit

The community was named after C.S. Woods, original owner of the town site.[4] The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Woodland as a town in 1908.[5]

GeographyEdit

Woodland is located at 32°47′15″N 84°33′40″W / 32.78750°N 84.56111°W / 32.78750; -84.56111 (32.787594, -84.561018).[6]

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

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1910189
192035688.4%
193046330.1%
19404895.6%
195062127.0%
196072015.9%
1970689−4.3%
1980664−3.6%
1990552−16.9%
2000432−21.7%
2010408−5.6%
Est. 2016358[1]−12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 432 people, 181 households, and 131 families residing in the city. The population density was 548.1 people per square mile (211.1/km²). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 255.0 per square mile (98.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 20.83% White, 77.78% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.46% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 181 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 28.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,105, and the median income for a family was $19,792. Males had a median income of $24,107 versus $15,156 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,466. About 32.6% of families and 34.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 58.1% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 256. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  5. ^ Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1908. p. 988.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.