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

403 sq mi (1,045 km²)
401 sq mi (1,048 km²)
3 sq mi (7 km²), 0.64%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

11,083
26/sq mi (10/km²)
Founded November 2, 1920
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Long County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed August 14, 1920, and ratified November 2, 1920. As of 2000, the population is 10,304. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 11,300.[1] The county seat is Ludowici.[2]

It is a part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 403 square miles (1,045 km²), of which, 401 square miles (1,038 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.64%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,304 people, 3,574 households, and 2,676 families residing in the county. The population density was 26 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 4,232 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 68.41% White, 24.25% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 3.91% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 8.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,574 households out of which 45.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.00% were married couples living together, 14.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% were non-families. 19.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the county the population was spread out with 33.10% under the age of 18, 14.20% from 18 to 24, 31.00% from 25 to 44, 15.90% from 45 to 64, and 5.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 102.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,640, and the median income for a family was $32,473. Males had a median income of $26,416 versus $18,732 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,586. About 17.60% of families and 19.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 19.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

Coordinates: 31°46′N 81°45′W / 31.76°N 81.75°W / 31.76; -81.75


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Long County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Long County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 2, 1920
Seat Ludowici
Largest City Ludowici
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.64%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

11083
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4

Long County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed August 14, 1920 and ratified November 2, 1920. As of 2000, the population is 10,304. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 11,083 [1]. The county seat is Ludowici6. It is a part of the Hinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,045 km² (403 sq mi). 1,038 km² (401 sq mi) of it is land and 7 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.64%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,304 people, 3,574 households, and 2,676 families residing in the county. The population density was 10/km² (26/sq mi). There were 4,232 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 68.41% White, 24.25% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 3.91% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 8.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,574 households out of which 45.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.00% were married couples living together, 14.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% were non-families. 19.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the county the population was spread out with 33.10% under the age of 18, 14.20% from 18 to 24, 31.00% from 25 to 44, 15.90% from 45 to 64, and 5.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 102.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,640, and the median income for a family was $32,473. Males had a median income of $26,416 versus $18,732 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,586. About 17.60% of families and 19.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 19.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 31°46′N 81°45′W / 31.76, -81.75

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