is a city located in Wilkinson County, Georgia
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 587. The city is the county seat
of Wilkinson County6
Geography\nIrwinton is located at 32°48'43" North, 83°10'36" West (32.812075, -83.176800)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 8.2 km²
). 8.2 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 587 people, 231 households, and 152 families residing in the city. The population density
is 71.9/km² (186.5/mi²). There are 271 housing units at an average density of 33.2/km² (86.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 42.76% White, 57.07% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 231 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% are married couples living together, 25.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% are non-families. 32.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.16.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $22,386, and the median income for a family is $32,188. Males have a median income of $29,444 versus $21,154 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,782. 21.7% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.6% are under the age of 18 and 24.7% are 65 or older.