Location in Dooly County and the state of Georgia
Pinehurst is located at (32.194472, -83.761112).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 307 people, 145 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density was 301.2 people per square mile (116.2/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 153.0 per square mile (59.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 49.84% White, 49.19% African American, 0.33% Native American, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.
There were 145 households out of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.80.
In the city the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $43,000. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,673. About 14.4% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.0% of those sixty five or over.