Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Remerton, Georgia

Remerton is a city located in Lowndes County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 847. In the 1990 census, it had a population of 463 people in 259 housing units. It was incorporated as a town in 1951, and chartered as a city under Georgia law in 2000.


\nRemerton is positioned 30.84 degrees north of the equator and 83.30 degrees west of the prime meridian. \nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²). 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 847 people, 440 households, and 124 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,557.3/km² (4,117.8/mi²). There are 492 housing units at an average density of 904.6/km² (2,391.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 75.68% White, 19.48% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.89% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 4.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 440 households out of which 12.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 15.9% are married couples living together, 8.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 71.8% are non-families. 33.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 1.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.93 and the average family size is 2.54. In the city the population is spread out with 10.3% under the age of 18, 51.1% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 7.1% from 45 to 64, and 1.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 23 years. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.8 males. The median income for a household in the city is $22,411, and the median income for a family is $32,500. Males have a median income of $25,833 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,728. 38.2% of the population and 18.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.7% are under the age of 18 and 21.1% are 65 or older.