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

144 sq mi (374 km²)
144 sq mi (373 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²), 0.21%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

2,705
18/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded 1857
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Glascock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 19, 1857. As of 2000, the population is 2,556. The 2007 Census Estimate showed a population of 2,771.[1] The county seat is Gibson.[2]

Contents

History

The county is named after Thomas Glascock, a soldier in the War of 1812, general in the First Seminole War and U.S. representative.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 144 square miles (374 km²), of which, 144 square miles (373 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.21%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,556 people, 1,004 households, and 715 families residing in the county. The population density was 18 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 1,192 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.61% White, 8.29% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,004 households out of which 32.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,743, and the median income for a family was $36,629. Males had a median income of $32,896 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,185. About 9.40% of families and 17.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 38.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

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: 33°14′N 82°37′W / 33.23°N 82.61°W / 33.23; -82.61


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Glascock County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Glascock County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1857
Seat Gibson
Largest City Gibson
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.21%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

2705
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4

Glascock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 19, 1857. As of 2000, the population is 2,556. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 2,705 [1]. The county seat is Gibson6.

Contents

History

The county is named after Thomas Glascock, a soldier in the War of 1812, general in the First Seminole War and U.S. representative.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 374 km² (144 sq mi). 373 km² (144 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.21%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,556 people, 1,004 households, and 715 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (18/sq mi). There were 1,192 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.61% White, 8.29% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,004 households out of which 32.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,743, and the median income for a family was $36,629. Males had a median income of $32,896 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,185. About 9.40% of families and 17.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 38.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 33°14′N 82°37′W / 33.23, -82.61

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