Grand Ridge, Florida

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Grand Ridge is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States. The population was 792 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 790.[3]

Geography

Grand Ridge is located at 30°42′43″N 85°1′5″W / 30.71194°N 85.01806°W / 30.71194; -85.01806 (30.711977, -85.018091).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.9 km² (2.3 mi²). 5.6 km² (2.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (3.98%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 792 people, 309 households, and 232 families residing in the town. The population density was 140.9/km² (364.8/mi²). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 61.2/km² (158.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.56% White, 2.53% African American, 2.27% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.76% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 309 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% 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 2.95.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,083, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $24,722 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,556. About 9.6% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

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