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Thunderbolt, Georgia

Thunderbolt is a town located in Chatham County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,340.


\nThunderbolt is located at 32°1'56" North, 81°3'6" West (32.032111, -81.051733)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 km² (1.5 mi²). 3.3 km² (1.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 12.41% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,340 people, 997 households, and 567 families residing in the town. The population density is 711.4/km² (1,836.9/mi²). There are 1,096 housing units at an average density of 333.2/km² (860.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 57.91% White, 32.44% African American, 0.09% Native American, 7.44% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 997 households out of which 21.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.5% are married couples living together, 14.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% are non-families. 34.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.22 and the average family size is 2.84. In the town the population is spread out with 17.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.8 males. The median income for a household in the town is $35,824, and the median income for a family is $47,566. Males have a median income of $32,986 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town is $22,592. 12.6% of the population and 5.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.3% are under the age of 18 and 13.1% are 65 or older.