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Vienna: Hometown of Roger Kingdom

Vienna is a city located in Dooly County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,973. The city is the county seat of Dooly County. Locally, the name of the city is pronounced VYE-enn’-uh, with the emphasis on the first syllable.

Vienna Geography:

Vienna is located at 32°5’30” North, 83°47’42” West (32.091784, -83.794901).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.6 km2 (5.3 mi2). 13.6 km2 (5.2 mi2) of it is land and 0.19% is water.

Vienna Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there are 2,973 people, 1,068 households, and 761 families residing in the city. The population density is 218.6/km2 (566.2/mi2). There are 1,180 housing units at an average density of 86.8/km2 (224.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the city is 27.68% White, 66.87% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.44% Pacific Islander, 3.77% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 5.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,068 households out of which 36.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% are married couples living together, 28.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% are non-families. 25.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.75 and the average family size is 3.27.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 12.3% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $24,276, and the median income for a family is $30,574. Males have a median income of $24,063 versus $17,664 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,419. 29.0% of the population and 24.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.1% of those under the age of 18 and 31.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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