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Wilkinson County, Georgia

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Wilkinson County is a county located in the state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 10,220. The county's county seat is Irwinton, Georgia6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,171 km² (452 mi²). 1,157 km² (447 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.21% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,220 people, 3,827 households, and 2,805 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (23/mi²). There are 4,449 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 57.96% White, 40.70% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,827 households out of which 33.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.60% are married couples living together, 18.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.13.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 90.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,723, and the median income for a family is $39,349. Males have a median income of $31,814 versus $21,461 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,658. 17.90% of the population and 14.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.90% of those under the age of 18 and 18.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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