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Baker County, Georgia

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Baker County is a county in the state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 4,074. The county seat is Newton, Georgia6. The county was created 12 December 1865 from the eastern portion of Early County by an act of the Georgia General Assembly.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 904 km² (349 mi²). 889 km² (343 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.70% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,074 people, 1,514 households, and 1,094 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (12/mi²). There are 1,740 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 47.42% White, 50.39% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.33% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 2.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,514 households out of which 33.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.70% are married couples living together, 19.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.20.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 86.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,338, and the median income for a family is $36,438. Males have a median income of $25,891 versus $16,462 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,969. 23.40% of the population and 19.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.50% of those under the age of 18 and 20.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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