Chatham County


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Chatham County, North Carolina

PO Box 369
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Phone: (919) 542-3240
Fax: (919) 542-1402
www.co.chatham.nc.us

In north-central NC, southwest of Durham; established Apr 1, 1771 (prior to statehood) from Orange County. Name Origin: For William Pitt (the Elder; 1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner," for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 709.05 (land 682.85; water 26.19) Population per square mile: 84.90
Population 2005: 58,002 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 17.60%; 1990-2000 27.30% Population 2000: 49,329 (White 71.60%; Black or African American 17.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 7.30%). Foreign born: 8.70%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $23,355; median household $42,851; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,233-$32,236
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chatham County, Georgia

124 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 652-7869
Fax: (912) 652-7874
www.chathamcounty.org

On the southeastern Atlantic coast of GA; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint Phillips and Christ Church parishes. Name Origin: For William Pitt (the Elder; 1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner," for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 632.28 (land 438.11; water 194.17) Population per square mile: 544.20
Population 2005: 238,410 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 7.00% Population 2000: 232,048 (White 54.20%; Black or African American 40.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 1.70%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,152; median household $37,752; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,804-$30,022
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Savannah County seat (129,808)

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