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Home of Trisha Yearwood - Monticello, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 18.733 W 083° 40.597
17S E 250809 N 3689098
Quick Description: Small Georgia town is home to a famous country music singer.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2009 1:09:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM5JFB
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Long Description:

A link to the Wikipedia article on the town.

Monticello is the largest city and the county seat of Jasper County, Georgia [3], United States. The population was 2,428 at the 2000 census.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,428 people, 927 households, and 609 families residing in the city. The population density was 805.8 people per square mile (311.4/km²). There were 1,006 housing units at an average density of 333.9/sq mi (129.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.77% White, 53.50% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.17% of the population.

There were 927 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 79.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,058, and the median income for a family was $46,705. Males had a median income of $30,565 versus $21,793 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,743. About 16.9% of families and 21.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.

Here is the link to their article on Trisha Yearwood.

Type of community: Town

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