Crisp County

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Crisp County, Georgia

210 S 7th St
Cordele, GA 31015
Phone: (229) 276-2672
Fax: (229) 276-2675
www.crispcounty.com

In south-central GA, northeast of Albany; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Dooly County. Name Origin: For Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-96), Confederate army officer and U.S. representative from GA (1883-96)

Area (sq mi):: 281.20 (land 273.82; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 80.40
Population 2005: 22,017 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 21,996 (White 53.50%; Black or African American 43.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,695; median household $26,547; Population below poverty level: 29.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,653-$20,908
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cordele County seat (11,557)

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