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Bowersville, Georgia
Town Hall (center) and post office
Town Hall (center) and post office
Location in Hart County and the state of Georgia
Location in Hart County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Hart
Area
 • Total 3.28 sq mi (8.50 km2)
 • Land 3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 465
 • Estimate 
(2019)
485
 • Density 149.18/sq mi (57.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30516
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-09656
GNIS feature ID 0331215

Bowersville is a town in Hart County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 465.

Geography

Bowersville is located at 34°22′19″N 83°4′57″W / 34.37194°N 83.08250°W / 34.37194; -83.08250 (34.371995, -83.082392).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.32% is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 275
1900 294 6.9%
1910 398 35.4%
1920 390 −2.0%
1930 271 −30.5%
1940 284 4.8%
1950 303 6.7%
1960 293 −3.3%
1970 301 2.7%
1980 318 5.6%
1990 311 −2.2%
2000 334 7.4%
2010 465 39.2%
2019 (est.) 485 4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 334 people, 136 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 108.1 people per square mile (41.7/km2). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 50.5 per square mile (19.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 85.33% White, 12.87% African American, 0.30% Native American, and 1.50% from two or more races.

There were 136 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $36,944. Males had a median income of $26,607 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,645. About 15.7% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.

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