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Mitchell County, Georgia

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Mitchell County is a county located in the state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 23,932. The county's county seat is Camilla, Georgia6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,331 km² (514 mi²). 1,326 km² (512 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.36% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,932 people, 8,063 households, and 5,934 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km² (47/mi²). There are 8,880 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 49.57% White, 47.86% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.34% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 2.05% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,063 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.60% are married couples living together, 22.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% are non-families. 23.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 103.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,581, and the median income for a family is $31,262. Males have a median income of $25,130 versus $19,582 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,042. 26.40% of the population and 22.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 38.50% of those under the age of 18 and 20.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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