Ty Ty is a city in Tift County, Georgia, United States. The population was 716 at the 2000 census. Ty Ty is named from the trees that once lined Ty Ty Creek, which runs through the area. These Ironwood and Buckwheat trees are referred to as white and black titi trees
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Location in Tift County and the state of Georgia
Ty Ty is located at (31.471106, -83.648859).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 716 people, 265 households, and 193 families residing in the city. Thepopulation density was 897.1 people per square mile (345.6/km²). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 362.1 per square mile (139.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.41% White, 32.82% African American, 0.14% Asian, 2.93% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.63% of the population.
There were 265 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% weremarried couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,721, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $23,095 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,608. About 13.2% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 24.5% of those age 65 or over.