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White Plains, Georgia
City
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Location in Greene County and the state of Georgia
Location in Greene County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Greene
Area
 • Total 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 284
 • Density 61/sq mi (23.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30678
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-82692
GNIS feature ID 0356635

White Plains is a city in Greene County, Georgia, United States. The population was 284 at the 2010 census.

Geography

White Plains is located in southeastern Greene County at 33°28′37″N 83°2′18″W / 33.47694°N 83.03833°W / 33.47694; -83.03833 (33.477002, -83.038404). The southeast border of the city follows the Hancock County line. Georgia State Route 15 (Old Greensboro Road) passes through the center of town, leading north 5.5 miles (8.9 km) to Siloam and south 15 miles (24 km) to Sparta. Greensboro, the Greene County seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the northwest via State Route 15.

According to the United States Census Bureau, White Plains has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.2 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.02%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 374
1880 459 22.7%
1890 510 11.1%
1900 290 −43.1%
1910 407 40.3%
1920 479 17.7%
1930 406 −15.2%
1940 364 −10.3%
1950 359 −1.4%
1960 273 −24.0%
1970 236 −13.6%
1980 231 −2.1%
1990 286 23.8%
2000 283 −1.0%
2010 284 0.4%
Est. 2015 291 2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 283 people, 108 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 61.5 people per square mile (23.8/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 27.4 per square mile (10.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.83% White and 44.17% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.18% of the population.

There were 108 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 23.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,906, and the median income for a family was $36,136. Males had a median income of $22,143 versus $15,781 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,328. About 16.3% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.9% of those sixty five or over.

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