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

281 sq mi (728 km²)
274 sq mi (709 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 2.62%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

22,017
80/sq mi (31/km²)
Founded 1905
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Crisp County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Crisp County courthosue in Cordele, Georgia
Website www.crispcounty.com

Crisp County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on August 17, 1905. As of 2000, the population was 21,996. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 22,125.[1] The county seat is Cordele.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 281 square miles (728 km²), of which, 274 square miles (709 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (2.62%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 21,996 people, 8,337 households, and 5,869 families residing in the county. The population density was 80 people per square mile (31/km²). There were 9,559 housing units at an average density of 35 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 54.07% White, 43.40% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,337 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.80% were married couples living together, 21.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 27.00% 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 88.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,547, and the median income for a family was $32,747. Males had a median income of $28,595 versus $19,393 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,695. About 24.60% of families and 29.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.80% of those under age 18 and 24.00% 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.  

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Coordinates: 31°56′N 83°46′W / 31.93°N 83.77°W / 31.93; -83.77


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Crisp County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Crisp County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1905
Seat Cordele
Largest City Cordele
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.62%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

22017
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.crispcounty.com

Crisp County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on August 17, 1905. As of 2000, the population was 21,996. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 22,017 [1]. The county seat is Cordele6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 728 km² (281 sq mi). 709 km² (274 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (2.62%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 21,996 people, 8,337 households, and 5,869 families residing in the county. The population density was 31/km² (80/sq mi). There were 9,559 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (35/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 54.07% White, 43.40% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,337 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.80% were married couples living together, 21.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 27.00% 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 88.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,547, and the median income for a family was $32,747. Males had a median income of $28,595 versus $19,393 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,695. About 24.60% of families and 29.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.80% of those under age 18 and 24.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 31°56′N 83°46′W / 31.93, -83.77

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