Doraville

Doraville, Georgia

Doraville is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 9,862 at the 2000 census. For mass transit, it is served by the Doraville MARTA heavy-rail station.

Geography

Doraville is located at (33.905302, -84.273870).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 9,862 people, 2,998 households, and 1,981 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,747.0 people per square mile (1,060.7/km²). There were 3,102 housing units at an average density of 864.1/sq mi (333.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 46.35% White, 14.77% African American, 1.28% Native American, 12.67% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 20.62% from other races, and 4.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.44% of the population.

There were 2,998 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.62.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 14.9% from 18 to 24, 38.7% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 127.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 134.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,641, and the median income for a family was $41,903. Males had a median income of $23,681 versus $22,165 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,048. About 9.6% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

On November 21, 2005, General Motors announced that it would close its Doraville automobile manufacturing plant on 26 September 2008. The plant currently assembles the Chevrolet Uplander for both Canada, USA and Mexico and the Pontiac Montana SV6 For Canada and Mexico Only.

Education

DeKalb County School System serves Doraville.

The following elementary schools serve sections of Doraville:

The following middle schools serve sections of Doraville:

The following high schools serve sections of Doraville:

Notable Residents

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