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Treutlen County, Georgia
Map of Georgia highlighting Treutlen County
Location in the state of Georgia
Map of USA GA
Georgia's location in the U.S.
Founded November 5, 1918
Named for John A. Treutlen
Seat Soperton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

202 sq mi (524 km²)
201 sq mi (520 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²),
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,854
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Treutlen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 6,854. The 2005 Census Estimate shows a population of 6,753 [1]. The county seat is Soperton6.

HistoryEdit

The state constitutional amendment to create the County was proposed by the Georgia General Assembly on August 21, 1917, and ratified November 5, 1918. The County is named for John A. Treutlen, Georgia's first state governor following adoption of the state Constitution of 1777.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 524 km² (202 sq mi). 520 km² (201 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.76%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent CountiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,854 people, 2,531 households, and 1,824 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (34/sq mi). There were 2,865 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 65.67% White, 33.10% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,531 households out of which 33.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.20% were married couples living together, 17.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 11.90% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,644, and the median income for a family was $32,762. Males had a median income of $26,476 versus $20,286 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,122. About 20.80% of families and 26.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.80% of those under age 18 and 33.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 32°24′N 82°34′W / 32.40, -82.57

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