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Callahan, Florida
Town
Downtown Callahan
Downtown Callahan
Location in Nassau County and the state of Florida
Location in Nassau County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Nassau
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 962
 • Density 740/sq mi (282.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32011
Area code(s) 904
FIPS code 12-09700
GNIS feature ID 0279841

Callahan is a town in Nassau County, Florida, United States, adjacent to Duval County. The population was 962 at the 2000 census. It is one location of the Northeast Florida Fair.

Geography

Callahan is located at 30°33′39″N 81°49′51″W / 30.56083°N 81.83083°W / 30.56083; -81.83083 (30.560702, -81.830850).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 511
1930 637 24.7%
1940 685 7.5%
1950 722 5.4%
1960 782 8.3%
1970 772 −1.3%
1980 869 12.6%
1990 946 8.9%
2000 962 1.7%
2010 1,123 16.7%
Est. 2015 1,185 5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 962 people, 411 households, and 256 families residing in the town. The population density was 724.9 inhabitants per square mile (279.3/km²). There were 444 housing units at an average density of 334.6 per square mile (128.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.86% White, 10.60% African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.52% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.49% of the population.

There were 411 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 20.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 12.4% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,234, and the median income for a family was $32,167. Males had a median income of $27,422 versus $23,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,710. About 14.8% of families and 21.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.


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