Evans County

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Evans County, Georgia

3 Freeman St
Claxton, GA 30417
Phone: (912) 739-1141
Fax: (912) 739-0111
www.claxtonevanschamber.com

In east-central GA, west of Savannah; organized Aug 11, 1914 from Bulloch and Tattnall counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Clement Anselm Evans (1833-1911), GA officer during the Civil War, jurist, and Methodist minister

Area (sq mi):: 186.88 (land 184.92; water 1.96) Population per square mile: 61.90
Population 2005: 11,443 State rank: 117 Population change: 2000-20005 9.00%; 1990-2000 20.30% Population 2000: 10,495 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 33.00%; Hispanic or Latino 6.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.00%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,758; median household $25,447; Population below poverty level: 27.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,166-$20,075
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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