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

326 sq mi (846 km²)
325 sq mi (842 km²)
1 sq mi (4 km²), 0.44%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

12,874
38/sq mi (15/km²)
Founded 1822
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 12,495. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 12,483.[1] The unincorporated county seat is Knoxville.[2]

Contents

History

An act of the Georgia General Assembly created Crawford County on December 9, 1822, from part of Houston County. In 1824, parts of Crawford were used to create Upson County. Portions of Macon and Talbot counties were later added to Crawford's borders. The county was named for William Harris Crawford, U.S. senator and secretary of the treasury.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 326 square miles (846 km²), of which, 325 square miles (842 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.44%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 12,495 people, 4,461 households, and 3,457 families residing in the county. The population density was 38 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 4,872 housing units at an average density of 15 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 72.85% White, 23.80% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 2.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,461 households out of which 37.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% were married couples living together, 12.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.50% were non-families. 18.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,848, and the median income for a family was $41,799. Males had a median income of $31,099 versus $21,138 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,768. About 12.70% of families and 15.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 23.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 32°43′N 83°59′W / 32.71°N 83.98°W / 32.71; -83.98


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Crawford County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Crawford County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1822
Seat Knoxville
Largest City Roberta
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.44%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

12874
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 12,495. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 12,874 [1]. The unincorporated county seat is Knoxville6.

Contents

History

An act of the Georgia General Assembly created Crawford County on December 9, 1822 from part of Houston County. In 1824, parts of Crawford were used to create Upson County. Portions of Macon and Talbot counties were later added to Crawford's borders. The county was named for William Harris Crawford, U.S. senator and secretary of the treasury.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 846 km² (326 sq mi). 842 km² (325 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.44%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,495 people, 4,461 households, and 3,457 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (38/sq mi). There were 4,872 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 72.85% White, 23.80% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 2.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,461 households out of which 37.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% were married couples living together, 12.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.50% were non-families. 18.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,848, and the median income for a family was $41,799. Males had a median income of $31,099 versus $21,138 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,768. About 12.70% of families and 15.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.20% of those under age 18 and 23.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


Coordinates: 32°43′N 83°59′W / 32.71, -83.98

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