Butts County

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Butts County, Georgia

25 3rd St Suite 4
Jackson, GA 30233
Phone: (770) 775-8200
Fax: (770) 775-8211
www.buttscounty.org

In west-central GA, northwest of Macon; organized Dec 24, 1825 from Henry and Monroe counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Sam Butts (1777-1814), army officer killed in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 190.01 (land 186.61; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 112.80
Population 2005: 21,045 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 27.40% Population 2000: 19,522 (White 68.50%; Black or African American 28.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,016; median household $39,879; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,813-$21,898
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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