Gibson County

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Gibson County, Indiana

PO Box 630
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: (812) 386-8401
Fax: (812) 385-5025

On the southwest border of IN, north of Evansville; organized Mar 9, 1813 (prior to statehood) from Knox County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Gibson (1740-1822), an officer in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, jurist, and secretary of IN Territory (1801-16)

Area (sq mi):: 499.05 (land 488.78; water 10.27) Population per square mile: 68.30
Population 2005: 33,408 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 32,500 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,169; median household $37,515; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,593-$28,021
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gibson County, Tennessee

1 Court Sq Suite 100
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone: (731) 855-7642
Fax: (731) 855-7643
www.gibsoncountytn.com

In northwestern TN, north of Jackson; organized Oct 21, 1823 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For Maj. John Gibson, an officer in Gen. Andrew Jackson's (1767-1845) Natchez expedition (1812-13)

Area (sq mi):: 603.59 (land 602.67; water 0.92) Population per square mile: 79.90
Population 2005: 48,148 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 48,152 (White 78.20%; Black or African American 19.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,320; median household $31,105; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,333-$24,629
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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