Gibson, Georgia

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Gibson is a city in Glascock County, Georgia, United States. The population was 694 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Glascock County[3]. Gibson got it’s name from Judge William Gibson. Judge Gibson donated 500 dollars for Glascock County’s first public building, the courthouse. [1]

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Geography

Gibson is located at 33°13′58″N 82°35′43″W / 33.23278°N 82.59528°W / 33.23278; -82.59528 (33.232737, -82.595301)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²) of it is land and 0.96% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 694 people, 267 households, and 166 families residing in the city. The population density was 669.1 people per square mile (257.6/km²). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 313.3/sq mi (120.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.90% White, 11.67% African American, 0.29% Native American, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 267 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 31.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 69.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.2 males.

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