Charlton County

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Charlton County, Georgia

100 S 3rd St
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: (912) 496-2549
Fax: (912) 496-1156

In southeastern GA, southwest of Brunswick; organized Feb 11, 1854 from Camden County. Name Origin: For Robert Milledge Charlton (1807-54), GA legislator, jurist, and U.S. senator (1852-52)

Area (sq mi):: 782.97 (land 780.77; water 2.20) Population per square mile: 13.80
Population 2005: 10,790 State rank: 121 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 21.00% Population 2000: 10,282 (White 68.20%; Black or African American 29.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 33.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,920; median household $27,869; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,585-$16,108
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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