Schley County

Schley County, Georgia

PO Box 352
Ellaville, GA 31806
Phone: (229) 937-2609
Fax: (229) 937-5880

In west-central GA, southeast of Columbus; organized Dec 22, 1857 from Marion and Sumter counties. Name Origin: For William Schley (1786-1858), U.S. representative from GA and governor (1835-37)

Area (sq mi):: 167.82 (land 167.61; water 0.21) Population per square mile: 24.60
Population 2005: 4,122 State rank: 154 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 3,766 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 31.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,981; median household $32,035; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,799-$20,284
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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