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Rayle, Georgia
Location in Wilkes County and the state of Georgia
Location in Wilkes County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Wilkes
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 139
 • Density 154.4/sq mi (57.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30660
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-63756
GNIS feature ID 0332801

Rayle is a town in Wilkes County, Georgia, United States. The population was 139 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Rayle is located at 33°47′25″N 82°53′48″W / 33.79028°N 82.89667°W / 33.79028; -82.89667 (33.790184, -82.896599).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 110
1980 177 60.9%
1990 107 −39.5%
2000 139 29.9%
2010 199 43.2%
Est. 2015 190 −4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 139 people, 54 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density was 151.3 people per square mile (58.3/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 66.4 per square mile (25.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.14% White, 15.83% African American, 0.72% Native American, 2.16% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.60% of the population.

There were 54 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% 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 3.03.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 113.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,229, and the median income for a family was $33,542. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,160. There were 15.8% of families and 26.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 55.0% of under eighteens and 18.8% of those over 64.

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