Candler County

Candler County, Georgia

705 N Lewis St
Metter, GA 30439
Phone: (912) 685-2835
Fax: (912) 685-4823

In east-central GA, northwest of Savannah; organized Jul 1914 from Bulloch, Emanuel, and Tattnall counties. Name Origin: For Col. Allen Daniel Candler (1834-1910), GA legislator and governor (1898-1902)

Area (sq mi):: 248.81 (land 246.88; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 41.80
Population 2005: 10,321 State rank: 125 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 23.70% Population 2000: 9,577 (White 62.90%; Black or African American 27.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $12,958; median household $25,022; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,960-$19,691
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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