Hardwick, Baldwin County, Georgia

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Hardwick, Baldwin County, Georgia
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Georgia
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°3′9″N 83°14′14″W / 33.05250°N 83.23722°W / 33.05250; -83.23722Coordinates: 33°3′9″N 83°14′14″W / 33.05250°N 83.23722°W / 33.05250; -83.23722
CountryUnited States
 • Total4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 • Land4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
367 ft (112 m)
 • Total3,930
 • Density808/sq mi (311.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)478
FIPS code13-51394[1]

Hardwick is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baldwin County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,930 at the 2010 census,[2] down from 5,819 in 2000, at which time it was listed as Midway-Hardwick. It is laid out around Central State Hospital. It is part of the Milledgeville Micropolitan Statistical Area. The zip code for Hardwick is 31034. Hardwick was home to Oglethorpe University during the 19th century.


Hardwick is located at 33°3′9″N 83°14′14″W / 33.05250°N 83.23722°W / 33.05250; -83.23722 (33.052571, -83.237130).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.6 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.20%, is water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,819 people, 1,868 households, and 1,277 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,046.8 people per square mile (403.8/km2). There were 2,223 housing units at an average density of 453.2/sq mi (174.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 25.02% White, 72.56% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 1,868 households, out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.0% were married couples living together, 30.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.4% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,300, and the median income for a family was $33,382. Males had a median income of $25,682 versus $21,365 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,192. About 17.4% of families and 21.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.6% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

Baldwin State Prison (previously Georgia Women's Correctional Institution) of the Georgia Department of Corrections is located in Milledgeville, near Hardwick.[5][6][7]

Notable person[edit]


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hardwick CDP, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 29, 2013.[dead link]
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790–2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-30.
  5. ^ "2010 Census - Census Block Map Milledgeville, GA." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 18, 2012.
  6. ^ "2010 Census - Census Block Map Milledgeville, GA Block 5." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 18, 2012.
  7. ^ "Baldwin State Prison Archived 2012-12-27 at the Wayback Machine." Georgia Department of Corrections. Retrieved on November 18, 2012. "ADDRESS: LAYING FARM ROAD / POST OFFICE BOX 218 HARDWICK, GA 31034"