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Schley County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Schley County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Seat Ellaville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

168 sq mi (435 km²)
168 sq mi (434 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²),
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,766
Founded December 22, 1857
Named for William Schley
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Schley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population was 3,766. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 4,123.[1] The county seat is Ellaville.[2]

Schley County is part of the Americus Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

The County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 22, 1857, and is named for William Schley, United States representative and thirty-eighth governor of Georgia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 168 square miles (435 km²), of which, 168 square miles (434 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.13%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,766 people, 1,435 households, and 1,041 families residing in the county. The population density was 22 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 1,612 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 65.77% White, 31.28% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 2.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,435 households out of which 36.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% were married couples living together, 15.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.30% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,035, and the median income for a family was $36,215. Males had a median income of $29,239 versus $19,952 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,981. About 15.80% of families and 19.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 22.70% of those age 65 or over.

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References

Coordinates: 32°16′0″N 84°17′59″W / 32.266667°N 84.29972°W / 32.266667; -84.29972


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Schley County, Georgia
Map
File:Map of Georgia highlighting Schley County.png
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of the USA highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 22, 1857
Seat Ellaville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²),
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3766
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Named for: William Schley

Schley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 3,766. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 4,122 [1]. The county seat is Ellaville6.

Contents

History

The County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 22, 1857, and is named for William Schley, United States representative and thirty-eighth governor of Georgia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 435 km² (168 sq mi). 434 km² (168 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.13%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,766 people, 1,435 households, and 1,041 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (22/sq mi). There were 1,612 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 65.77% White, 31.28% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 2.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,435 households out of which 36.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% were married couples living together, 15.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.30% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,035, and the median income for a family was $36,215. Males had a median income of $29,239 versus $19,952 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,981. About 15.80% of families and 19.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 22.70% of those age 65 or over.

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CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 32°16′0″N, 84°17′59″WLatitude: 32°15′60″N
Longitude: 84°17′59″W

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