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Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Lookout Mountain is a city located in Walker County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,617. The city of Lookout Mountain is located on Lookout Mountain, also home to such attractions as Rock City and Ruby Falls .
Lookout Mountain is located at 34°58'31" North, 85°21'17" West (34.975307, -85.354826).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,617 people, 618 households, and 441 families residing in the city. The population density is 234.7/km² (608.3/mi²). There are 657 housing units at an average density of 95.4/km² (247.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.01% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 618 households out of which 36.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% are married couples living together, 4.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% are non-families. 24.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.16.
In the city the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $62,045, and the median income for a family is $76,580. Males have a median income of $52,071 versus $30,962 for females. The per capita income for the city is $31,227. 5.6% of the population and 3.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.2% of those under the age of 18 and 1.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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