official_name = Georgia, Vermont
settlement_type = Town
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Georgia, Vermont
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 117.0
area_land_km2 = 102.3
area_water_km2 = 14.7
area_total_sq_mi = 45.2
area_land_sq_mi = 39.5
area_water_sq_mi = 5.7
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 4375
population_density_km2 = 42.8
population_density_sq_mi = 110.8
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 111
elevation_ft = 364
latd = 44 |latm = 42 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 6 |longs = 38 |longEW = W
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.2 square miles (117.0 km²), of which, 39.5 square miles (102.3 km²) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (14.7 km²) of it (12.57%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,375 people, 1,484 households, and 1,231 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 110.8 people per square mile (42.8/km²). There were 1,654 housing units at an average density of 41.9/sq mi (16.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.25% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.
There were 1,484 households out of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were couples living together and joined in either
marriageor civil union, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 12.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the town the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $54,156, and the median income for a family was $59,712. Males had a median income of $37,294 versus $26,090 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $20,888. About 1.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.
Gardner Quincy Colton, scientist.
Alvah Sabin(1793-1885) was a United States Representativefrom Vermont.
George J. Stannard, farmer, teacher, and a Union general in the American Civil War.
*Georgia was named after
King George III, which was meant to sway the king in a land dispute over Vermont between New York and New Hampshire, both of which claimed to have the rights to the land.
* [http://townofgeorgia.com/ Georgia Vermont Official Town Website]
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