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Twiggs County, Georgia
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Twiggs County, Georgia

Twiggs County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 10,590. The county's county seat is Jeffersonville, Georgia6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 940 km² (363 mi²). 933 km² (360 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.73% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,590 people, 3,832 households, and 2,862 families residing in the county. The population density is 11/km² (29/mi²). There are 4,291 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 54.88% White, 43.65% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 1.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,832 households out of which 33.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.00% are married couples living together, 17.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.30% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.20.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $31,608, and the median income for a family is $38,715. Males have a median income of $31,141 versus $22,057 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,259. 19.70% of the population and 15.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.20% are under the age of 18 and 25.80% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Regions of Georgia
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