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Young Harris, Georgia

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Young Harris is a city located in Towns County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 604. Young Harris is home Young Harris College.

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Geography

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Location of Young Harris, Georgia

Young Harris is located at 34°56'3" North, 83°50'52" West (34.934233, -83.847681)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²). 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 604 people, 112 households, and 74 families residing in the city. The population density is 228.6/km² (591.2/mi²). There are 134 housing units at an average density of 50.7/km² (131.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.52% White, 1.66% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 112 households out of which 21.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% are non-families. 32.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.74.

In the city the population is spread out with 8.6% under the age of 18, 62.6% from 18 to 24, 8.9% from 25 to 44, 11.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 20 years. For every 100 females there are 69.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 67.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $38,250, and the median income for a family is $46,071. Males have a median income of $35,313 versus $40,625 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,533. 10.7% of the population and 6.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.5% of those under the age of 18 and 18.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Notable

American politician Zell Miller was born in and continues to live in Young Harris.

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