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Avera, Georgia
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°11′42″N 82°31′39″W / 33.19500°N 82.52750°W / 33.19500; -82.52750Coordinates: 33°11′42″N 82°31′39″W / 33.19500°N 82.52750°W / 33.19500; -82.52750
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
446 ft (136 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 246
 • Estimate 
(2019)
225
 • Density 346.15/sq mi (133.66/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30803
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-04448
GNIS feature ID 0331069

Avera is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 246.

The city was incorporated in 1900.

Geography

Avera is located at 33°11′42″N 82°31′39″W / 33.19500°N 82.52750°W / 33.19500; -82.52750 (33.194988, -82.527503).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 228
1920 258 13.2%
1930 258 0.0%
1940 298 15.5%
1950 230 −22.8%
1960 197 −14.3%
1970 217 10.2%
1980 248 14.3%
1990 215 −13.3%
2000 217 0.9%
2010 246 13.4%
2019 (est.) 225 −8.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 217 people in 99 households, including 60 families, in the city. The population density was 333.7 people per square mile (128.9/km2). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 195.3 per square mile (75.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.48% White, 10.60% African American, 0.46% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46%.

Of the 99 households 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 33.3% of households were one person and 15.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.80.

The age distribution was 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median household income was $28,229 and the median family income was $35,208. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,613. About 8.2% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

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