Leary is a city in Calhoun
County, Georgia in the United States.
The population was 666 at the 2000 census.
Los Angeles Angels of
Anaheim third baseman Chone Figgins
was born in Leary.
Leary is located at (31.485431, -84.513293) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
3.2 square miles (8.3 km²), of which,
3.2 square miles (8.3 km²) of it is land and 0.31%
As of the census
of 2000, there were 666
people, 256 households, and 176 families residing in the city. The
people per square mile (80.6/km²). There were 288 housing units at
an average density of 90.3/sq mi (34.9/km²). The racial makeup
of the city was 21.47% White
, 0.75% Native
, 1.35% from other races
, and 0.75% from two
or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 2.85%
of the population.
There were 256 households out of which 29.3% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married
living together, 31.3% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.9% of all
households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age
of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to
64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
37 years. For every 100 females there were 79.5 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,172, and the
median income for a family was $28,942. Males had a median income
of $24,063 versus $16,000 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$14,426. About 27.7% of families and 29.9% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 45.4%
of those under age 18 and 38.7% of those age 65 or over.