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Cook County, Georgia

209 N Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Phone: (229) 896-2266
Fax: (229) 896-7629

In south-central GA, northwest of Valdosta; organized Jul 30, 1918 from Berrien County. Name Origin: For Gen. Philip Cook (1817-94), Confederate officer and U.S. representative from GA (1873-83)

Area (sq mi):: 233.22 (land 229.02; water 4.20) Population per square mile: 71.50
Population 2005: 16,366 State rank: 98 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 15,771 (White 66.70%; Black or African American 29.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,465; median household $27,582; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,964-$18,849
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cook County, Illinois

118 N Clark St Rm 820
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 603-4660
Fax: (312) 603-4479
www.co.cook.il.us

On the northeast border of IL bounded on east by the western shore of Lake Michigan; organized Jan 15, 1831 from Putnam County. Name Origin: For Daniel Pope Cook (1794-1827), first attorney general of IL and U.S. representative (1819-27)

Area (sq mi):: 1635.04 (land 945.68; water 689.36) Population per square mile: 5608.30
Population 2005: 5,303,683 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 5,376,741 (White 47.60%; Black or African American 26.10%; Hispanic or Latino 19.90%; Asian 4.80%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 19.80%. Median age: 33.60
Income 2000: per capita $23,227; median household $45,922; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,918-$35,324
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chicago County seat (286,224)
  • Cicero (83,102)
  • Arlington Heights (75,181)
  • Evanston (74,811)
  • Schaumburg (73,346)
  • Palatine (66,401)
  • Bolingbrook (66,206)
  • Skokie (63,965)
  • Tinley Park (56,274)
  • Des Plaines (56,229)
  • Mount Prospect (55,028)
  • Orland Park (54,781)
  • Oak Lawn (54,257)
  • Berwyn (52,000)
  • Oak Park (50,993)
  • Hoffman Estates (49,823)
  • Glenview (44,655)
  • Calumet City (38,172)
  • Park Ridge (37,185)
  • Streamwood (37,125)
  • Wheeling (36,766)
  • Northbrook (34,209)
  • Elk Grove Village (34,136)
  • Chicago Heights (31,688)
  • Niles (29,617)
  • Harvey (29,030)
  • Oak Forest (28,078)
  • Burbank (27,741)
  • Lansing (27,574)
  • Wilmette (27,104)
  • Maywood (26,081)
  • Dolton (24,765)
  • Elmwood Park (24,653)
  • Rolling Meadows (23,990)
  • Park Forest (23,189)
  • Blue Island (23,010)
  • Melrose Park (22,734)
  • Morton Grove (22,383)
  • South Holland (21,731)
  • Evergreen Park (20,086)
  • Bellwood (19,754)
  • Alsip (19,239)
  • Homewood (19,112)
  • Franklin Park (18,701)
  • Brookfield (18,678)
  • Palos Hills (17,399)
  • Prospect Heights (16,544)
  • Westchester (16,367)
  • Country Club Hills (16,283)
  • La Grange (15,557)
  • Forest Park (15,251)
  • Bridgeview (15,061)
  • Riverdale (14,759)
  • Matteson (14,668)
  • Lemont (14,643)
  • Hazel Crest (14,555)
  • Norridge (14,159)
  • Midlothian (14,072)
  • Chicago Ridge (13,728)
  • Hickory Hills (13,652)
  • Richton Park (12,879)
  • La Grange Park (12,857)
  • Justice (12,649)
  • Western Springs (12,562)
  • Winnetka (12,473)
  • Palos Heights (12,440)
  • Markham (12,348)
  • Lincolnwood (12,101)
  • Schiller Park (11,726)
  • Northlake (11,473)
  • River Forest (11,371)
  • Crestwood (11,255)
  • Burr Ridge (10,822)
  • Worth (10,718)
  • Sauk Village (10,490)
  • Lyons (10,480)
  • Summit (10,391)
  • River Grove (10,293)
  • Steger (10,201)

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    Cook County, Minnesota

    411 E 2nd St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Phone: (218) 387-3610
    Fax: (218) 387-3007
    www.co.cook.mn.us

    On the northeastern border of MN; established Mar 9, 1874 from Lake County. Name Origin: For Maj. Michael Cook (1828-64), an officer in the Civil War and MN legislator. Some claim John Cook (?-1872), killed by Ojibway Indians

    Area (sq mi):: 3339.72 (land 1450.60; water 1889.11) Population per square mile: 3.70
    Population 2005: 5,367 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 33.60% Population 2000: 5,168 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 44.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,775; median household $36,640; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,661-$29,301
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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