Norman Park, Georgia

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Norman Park, Georgia
Norman Park city hall
Norman Park city hall
Location in Colquitt County and the state of Georgia
Location in Colquitt County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 31°16′16″N 83°41′3″W / 31.27111°N 83.68417°W / 31.27111; -83.68417Coordinates: 31°16′16″N 83°41′3″W / 31.27111°N 83.68417°W / 31.27111; -83.68417
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyColquitt
Area
 • Total3.1 sq mi (8.2 km2)
 • Land3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total972
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
969
 • Density310/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31771
Area code(s)229
FIPS code13-55860[2]
GNIS feature ID0332509[3]
Websitenormanparkga.gov

Norman Park is a city in Colquitt County, Georgia, United States. The population was 972 at the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Norman Park as a town in 1902.[5] The community was named after J.B. Norman, a founder of the local but now-defunct Norman College.[6]

Geography[edit]

Norman Park is located at 31°16′16″N 83°41′3″W / 31.27111°N 83.68417°W / 31.27111; -83.68417 (31.271075, -83.684196).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.64%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910648
1920565−12.8%
193074832.4%
1940587−21.5%
195083241.7%
19608917.1%
19709122.4%
1980757−17.0%
1990711−6.1%
200084919.4%
201097214.5%
Est. 2016969[1]−0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 849 people, 328 households, and 246 families residing in the city. The population density was 272.6 people per square mile (105.4/km²). There were 374 housing units at an average density of 120.1 per square mile (46.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.09% White, 20.38% African American, 0.94% Native American, 2.12% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.42% of the population.

There were 328 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 18.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,063, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $27,019 versus $25,982 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,421. About 22.8% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under age 18 and 24.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

It is a part of the Colquitt County School District and served by Colquitt County High School.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Norman Park city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
  5. ^ Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia. J. Johnston. 1903. p. 519.
  6. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 160. 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.