Gresham Park, Georgia

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Gresham Park, Georgia
A street in Gresham Park
A street in Gresham Park
Gresham Park is located in Atlanta
Gresham Park
Gresham Park
Location within central Metro Atlanta
Coordinates: 33°42′12″N 84°18′52″W / 33.70333°N 84.31444°W / 33.70333; -84.31444Coordinates: 33°42′12″N 84°18′52″W / 33.70333°N 84.31444°W / 33.70333; -84.31444
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyDeKalb
Area
 • Total2.81 sq mi (7.28 km2)
 • Land2.81 sq mi (7.27 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total7,700
 • Density2,743.14/sq mi (1,058.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code13-35240[2]
GNIS feature ID1867241[3]
CDPs bordering eastern Atlanta

Gresham Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 7,700 at the 2020 census.

Geography[edit]

Gresham Park is located at 33°42′12″N 84°18′52″W / 33.70333°N 84.31444°W / 33.70333; -84.31444 (33.703357, -84.314366).[4] It is bordered by, on the:

  • North: I-20, across which is the Longdale Park area of unincorporated DeKalb County
  • Northwest: by the East Atlanta neighborhood of the city of Atlanta
  • West: unincorporated DeKalb County, to the west of which is southeast Atlanta
  • South: Constitution Road and Clifton Church Road, across which are the Bouldercrest and Cedar Grove areas of unincorporated DeKalb County
  • East: Flat Shoals Road and Clifton Church Road, across which is the Panthersville CDP
  • Northeast: at Flat Shoals Blvd. and I-20, to the northeast of which is the Candler-McAfee CDP

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20207,700
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2020 census[edit]

Gresham Park racial composition[6]
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 1,348 17.51%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 5,596 72.68%
Native American 10 0.13%
Asian 73 0.95%
Other/Mixed 315 4.09%
Hispanic or Latino 358 4.65%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 7,700 people, 3,149 households, and 1,667 families residing in the CDP.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 7,432 people, 2,797 households, and 2,397 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,252.1 people per square mile (1,257.2/km2). There were 3,362 housing units at an average density of 1,095.4/sq mi (423.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 8.4% White, 89% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 2,797 households, out of which 24% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.6% were married couples living together, 37.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 31.3% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,502, and the median income for a family was $33,938. Males had a median income of $27,063 versus $22,365 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,151. About 16.1% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.2% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.


Education[edit]

It is in the DeKalb County Public Schools.[7] Zoned schools:

  • Elementary schools: Barack H. Obama EMST (most) and Ronald E. McNair DLA (some) (both outside of the CDP)[8]
  • Middle schools: Ronald E. McNair (outside of the CDP)[9]
  • High schools: Ronald E. McNair High School (in the CDP)[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 18, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  7. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Gresham Park CDP, GA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-05-07. - Compare with school addresses and boundary maps.
  8. ^ "Elementary School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.
  9. ^ "Middle School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.
  10. ^ "High School Attendance Areas 2016 - 2017 School Year." DeKalb County School System. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.