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Montrose, Georgia
Location in Laurens County and the state of Georgia
Location in Laurens County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Laurens
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
384 ft (117 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 215
 • Density 134.4/sq mi (51.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31065
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-52500
GNIS feature ID 0318408

Montrose is a town in Laurens County, Georgia, United States. The population was 215 at the 2010 census, up from 154 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Dublin Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Montrose is located at 32°33′30″N 83°9′8″W / 32.55833°N 83.15222°W / 32.55833; -83.15222 (32.558253, -83.152311).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Montrose is US Route 80 at the junction of State Highway 278 and is north of Interstate 16.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 210
1930 226 7.6%
1940 90 −60.2%
1950 242 168.9%
1960 236 −2.5%
1970 199 −15.7%
1980 170 −14.6%
1990 117 −31.2%
2000 154 31.6%
2010 215 39.6%
Est. 2015 213 −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census, there were 154 people, 55 households and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 95.5 per square mile (36.9/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 40.3 per square mile (15.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 57.79% White, 40.91% African American, 0.65% Native American, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 55 households of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.13.

28.6% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 77.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.3 males.

The median household income was $46,563, and the median family income was $56,250. Males had a median income of $30,893 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,504. About 2.4% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.

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