Camilla is a city in Mitchell County, Georgia, United States, and is its county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 5,360.
Camilla City Hall
Location in Mitchell County and the state of Georgia
Camilla is located at (31.230243, −84.209102).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), of which 0.16% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,669 people, 1,994 households, and 1,405 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 929.4 people per square mile (358.8/km²). There were 2,128 housing units at an average density of 348.9 per square mile (134.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 65.23% African American, 32.30% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.04%Pacific Islander, 1.25% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.20% of the population.
There were 1,994 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.5% were married couples living together, 33.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 81.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,485, and the median income for a family was $24,232. Males had a median income of $23,581 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,117. About 34.3% of families and 37.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.9% of those under age 18 and 20.0% of those age 65 or over.