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|Jones County, Georgia|
Jones County Courthouse in Gray
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 10, 1807|
|Named for||James Jones|
395 sq mi (1,023 km²)
394 sq mi (1,020 km²)
1.5 sq mi (4 km²), 0.4%
70/sq mi (60/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Jones County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,669. The county seat is Gray. The county was created on December 10, 1807 and named after U.S. Representative James Jones.
- Jasper County - north
- Putnam County - northeast
- Baldwin County - east
- Twiggs County - southeast
- Wilkinson County - southeast
- Bibb County - south
- Monroe County - west
National protected areasEdit
As of the census of 2010, there were 28,669 people, 8,659 households, and 6,667 families residing in the county. The population density was 60 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 9,272 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.02% White, 23.29% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 8,659 households out of which 37.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 13.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.00% were non-families. 20.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 10.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $43,301, and the median income for a family was $48,966. Males had a median income of $36,464 versus $26,736 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,126. About 7.70% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.30% of those under age 18 and 12.20% of those age 65 or over.
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|Jasper County||Putnam County|
|Monroe County||Baldwin County|
Jones County, Georgia
|Bibb County||Twiggs County and Wilkinson County|
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