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Eton, Georgia
Street in Eton
Street in Eton
Location in Murray County and the state of Georgia
Location in Murray County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Murray
Area
 • Total 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 910
 • Estimate 
(2019)
902
 • Density 704.69/sq mi (272.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30724
Area code(s) 706/762
FIPS code 13-27932
GNIS feature ID 0331673

Eton is a town in Murray County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Dalton, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 910 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Eton is located at 34°49′21″N 84°45′43″W / 34.82250°N 84.76194°W / 34.82250; -84.76194 (34.822554, -84.761826).

According to the United States Census Bureau, Eton has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 307
1920 313 2.0%
1930 259 −17.3%
1940 239 −7.7%
1950 297 24.3%
1960 275 −7.4%
1970 286 4.0%
1980 301 5.2%
1990 315 4.7%
2000 319 1.3%
2010 910 185.3%
2019 (est.) 902 −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 319 people, 123 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 762.1 people per square mile (293.3/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 313.0 per square mile (120.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.04% White, 0.31% Asian, 4.39% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.29% of the population.

There were 123 households, out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.87.

The population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.

The median income for a household was $39,250, and the median income for a family was $46,389. Males had a median income of $31,625 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,777. About 3.3% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

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