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Chauncey, Georgia
Chauncey City Hall at Old Chauncey School
Chauncey City Hall at Old Chauncey School
Location in Dodge County and the state of Georgia
Location in Dodge County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Dodge
Area
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Land 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
308 ft (94 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 342
 • Estimate 
(2019)
326
 • Density 188.88/sq mi (72.94/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31011
Area code(s) 229
FIPS code 13-15648
GNIS feature ID 0312593

Chauncey is a city in Dodge County, Georgia, United States. The population was 342 at the 2010 census. It was formed around station number twelve on the Macon and Brunswick Railroad.

Geography

Chauncey is located in southeastern Dodge County at 32°6′18″N 83°3′58″W / 32.10500°N 83.06611°W / 32.10500; -83.06611 (32.104972, -83.065991). U.S. Routes 23 and 341 pass concurrently through the center of town, leading northwest 9 miles (14 km) to Eastman, the county seat, and east 10 miles (16 km) to McRae.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Chauncey has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 683
1900 422 −38.2%
1910 350 −17.1%
1920 408 16.6%
1930 397 −2.7%
1940 387 −2.5%
1950 348 −10.1%
1960 330 −5.2%
1970 308 −6.7%
1980 350 13.6%
1990 312 −10.9%
2000 295 −5.4%
2010 342 15.9%
2019 (est.) 326 −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 295 people, 111 households, and 85 families residing in the town. The population density was 170.6 people per square mile (65.8/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 72.3 per square mile (27.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 58.98% White, 39.32% African American and 1.69% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 111 households, out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,818, and the median income for a family was $29,500. Males had a median income of $22,813 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,600. About 17.5% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.6% of those 65 or over.

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