is a city located in Bulloch County, Georgia
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 22,698. The city is the county seat
of Bulloch County6
Geography\nStatesboro is located at 32°26'43" North, 81°46'45" West (32.445147, -81.779234)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 32.7 km²
). 32.4 km² (12.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.79% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 22,698 people, 8,560 households, and 3,304 families residing in the city. The population density
is 700.0/km² (1,812.9/mi²). There are 9,235 housing units at an average density of 284.8/km² (737.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 56.21% White, 40.25% African American
, 0.07% Native American
, 1.32% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 2.15% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 8,560 households out of which 17.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 21.9% are married couples living together, 13.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 61.4% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.27 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the city the population is spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 48.7% from 18 to 24, 16.6% from 25 to 44, 11.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $19,016, and the median income for a family is $35,391. Males have a median income of $29,132 versus $20,718 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,585. 42.6% of the population and 20.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.9% are under the age of 18 and 21.4% are 65 or older.