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|Spalding County, Georgia|
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Thomas Spalding|
200 sq mi (518 km²)
198 sq mi (513 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.83%
295/sq mi (114/km²)
Spalding County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created December 20, 1851. As of 2000, the population was 58,417. The 2006 Census Estimate shows a population of 62,185 . The county seat is Griffin6.
- Interstate 75
- U.S. Highway 19
- U.S. Highway 41
- Georgia State Route 3
- Georgia State Route 7
- Georgia State Route 16
- Georgia State Route 92
- Georgia State Route 155
- Georgia State Route 362
- Georgia State Route 401
- Henry County (northeast)
- Butts County (east)
- Lamar County (southeast)
- Pike County (southwest)
- Meriwether County (west-southwest)
- Coweta County (west)
- Fayette County (northwest)
- Clayton County (north-northwest)
As of the census² of 2000, there were 58,417 people, 21,519 households, and 15,773 families residing in the county. The population density was 114/km² (295/sq mi). There were 23,001 housing units at an average density of 45/km² (116/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 66.50% White, 31.05% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 21,519 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.30% were married couples living together, 18.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $36,221, and the median income for a family was $41,631. Males had a median income of $32,347 versus $22,114 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,791. About 12.40% of families and 15.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.30% of those under age 18 and 11.30% of those age 65 or over.
School System Edit
Splading County has 11 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 2 high schools, and 4 complementary programs.
Cities and towns Edit
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