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|Sumter County, Georgia|
Location in the state of Georgia
Georgia's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Thomas Sumter|
493 sq mi (1,276 km²)
485 sq mi (1,257 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²),
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
Sumter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created on December 26, 1831. As of 2000, the population was 33,200. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 32,912 . The county seat is Americus6.
Muckalee Creek flows through Sumter County.
- U.S. Highway 19
- U.S. Highway 280
- Georgia State Route 3
- Georgia State Route 27
- Georgia State Route 30
- Georgia State Route 45
- Georgia State Route 49
- Georgia State Route 153
- Georgia State Route 195
- Georgia State Route 377
- Macon County (north-northeast)
- Dooly County (east)
- Crisp County (southeast)
- Lee County (south)
- Terrell County (southwest)
- Webster County (west)
- Marion County (northwest)
- Schley County (north-northwest)
As of the census² of 2000, there were 33,200 people, 12,025 households, and 8,501 families residing in the county. The population density was 26/km² (68/sq mi). There were 13,700 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 48.22% White, 49.02% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 2.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 12,025 households out of which 34.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.50% were married couples living together, 22.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.30% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 11.90% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 88.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,904, and the median income for a family was $35,379. Males had a median income of $27,828 versus $20,439 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,083. About 17.60% of families and 21.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.30% of those under age 18 and 16.80% of those age 65 or over.
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