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Cook County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Cook County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Seat Adel
Largest city Adel
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

233 sq mi (604 km²)
229 sq mi (593 km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 1.80%
PopulationEst.
 - (2006)
 - Density

16,333
27/sq mi (69/km²)
Founded 1918
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
CookCountyCourthouse.jpg
Cook County Courthouse in Adel, Georgia
Website http://www.cookcountyga.com/

Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 30, 1918, and ratified November 5, 1918. As of 2000, the population is 15,771. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 16,432.[1] The county seat is Adel.[2] Cook County is named for former Civil War general Philip Cook of the Confederate States Army.

Reed Bingham State Park is in Cook County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 233 square miles (604 km²), of which, 228 square miles (593 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (1.80%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 15,771 people, 5,882 households, and 4,282 families residing in the county. The population density was 69 people per square mile (27/km²). There were 6,558 housing units at an average density of 29 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 67.93% White, 29.09% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 3.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,882 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% were married couples living together, 15.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% 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 3.12.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.20% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,582, and the median income for a family was $31,820. Males had a median income of $26,262 versus $19,703 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,465. About 16.50% of families and 20.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.90% of those under age 18 and 24.40% of those age 65 or over.

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Cities and towns

Coordinates: 31°10′N 83°26′W / 31.167°N 83.433°W / 31.167; -83.433

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Cook County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Cook County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1918
Seat Adel
Largest City Adel
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.80%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

16333
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4

Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 30, 1918 and ratified November 5, 1918. As of 2000, the population is 15,771. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 16,366 [1]. The county seat is Adel6. Reed Bingham State Park is in Cook County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 604 km² (233 sq mi). 593 km² (229 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (1.80%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,771 people, 5,882 households, and 4,282 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (69/sq mi). There were 6,558 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (29/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 67.93% White, 29.09% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 3.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,882 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% were married couples living together, 15.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% 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 3.12.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.20% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 92.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,582, and the median income for a family was $31,820. Males had a median income of $26,262 versus $19,703 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,465. About 16.50% of families and 20.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.90% of those under age 18 and 24.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

File:CookCountyCourthouse.jpg

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 31°10′N, 83°26′WLatitude: 31°10′0″N
Longitude: 83°26′0″W

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Cook County, Georgia. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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