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Stapleton, Georgia
—  City  —
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°12′57″N 82°28′5″W / 33.21583°N 82.46806°W / 33.21583; -82.46806
Country United States
State Georgia
County Jefferson
 - Total 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 - Land 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 440 ft (134 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 318
 - Density 187.1/sq mi (70.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30823
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-73004[1]
GNIS feature ID 0356555[2]

Stapleton is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 318 at the 2000 census.



Stapleton is located at 33°12′57″N 82°28′5″W / 33.21583°N 82.46806°W / 33.21583; -82.46806 (33.215877, -82.468007)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 318 people, 110 households, and 80 families residing in the city. The population density was 182.1 people per square mile (70.2/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 67.0/sq mi (25.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.13% White, 28.62% African American, and 1.26% from two or more races.

There were 110 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,288, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $35,208 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,829. About 17.1% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 or over.

See also


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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