Meansville, Georgia

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Meansville, Georgia
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Location in Pike County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972Coordinates: 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyPike
Area
 • Total0.52 sq mi (1.36 km2)
 • Land0.50 sq mi (1.30 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
794 ft (242 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total182
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
214
 • Density427.15/sq mi (164.80/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30256
Area code(s)770
FIPS code13-50596[3]
GNIS feature ID0332364[4]

Meansville is a city in Pike County, Georgia, United States. The population was 192 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Meansville as a town in 1913.[5] According to tradition, the community was named for homesteader John Means.[6]

Geography[edit]

Meansville is located at 33°3′0″N 84°18′35″W / 33.05000°N 84.30972°W / 33.05000; -84.30972 (33.050024, -84.309706).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900155
191023350.3%
1920229−1.7%
1930169−26.2%
194019314.2%
195022416.1%
196033549.6%
1970313−6.6%
1980303−3.2%
1990250−17.5%
2000192−23.2%
2010182−5.2%
2019 (est.)214[2]17.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 192 people, 73 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 365.9 people per square mile (142.6/km2). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 148.7 per square mile (57.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.17% White, 17.19% African American, 2.08% Native American, 0.52% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.17% of the population.

There were 73 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,406 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,908. About 4.4% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Meansville 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 two high schools.

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

References[edit]

  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 and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. Clark & Hines, State Printers. 1913. p. 1055.
  6. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 145. 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.