Bremen (Georgia)

Haralson County

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Bremen is the largest city in Haralson County in the U.S. state of Georgia and ranges with individual districts to in the Carroll County. It is located about 70 km west of Atlanta. The city is the birthplace of Tom Murphy, a politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives of the State of Georgia.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau United States Census Bureau Bremen had 2000 4.579 inhabitants in years. The municipal area was 23.1 km ², of which 23.0 km ² land and 0.1 km ² water surface were. The population density is therefore 198 inh. / Km ².

History

The city was founded on September 5, 1883 was first called Kramer and was later renamed in Bremen. The name Kramer was from an immigrant who owned a winery there, but the name was changed to Kramer's desire to " Bremen " to remember the German city of Bremen.

A larger economic boom came when the Chattanooga, Rome and Columbus Railroad rail line was built, which crossed the route of the Georgia Pacific Railway in Bremen. This and other circumstances helped Bremen from a small railway junction, which was settled by German immigrants to the largest city in Haralson County, Georgia to be.

Demography

According to the census of 2000, there were 4,579 people in 1,824 households and 1,245 families. The population density was 198 inhabitants per km ². The racial the population was composed of 88.53 % White, 9.54 % African American, 0.22 % Native American, 0.74 % Asian, and 0.24 % from other ethnic groups. 0.87 % of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Further ancestors had 0.72% of two or more of these groups.

Of the 1,824 households out of which 32.6 % have children under the age of 18 living with them. 51.1 % were married couples living together, 13.7 % had a female householder with no husband, and 31.7 % were non-families. 28.6 % of all households are made up and 13.8% had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

25.5% of the population were under 18 years old, 8.0 % from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0 % between 45 and 64 and 18.1 % were 65 years or older. The average age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males statistically every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household was $ 29,354, and the median income for a family $ 39,674. Males have a median income of $ 32,500, women $ 20,823. The per capita income was $ 16,833. 6.2 % of families and 10.3 % of the population were below the poverty line.

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