Grady County

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Grady County, Georgia

250 N Broad St
Cairo, GA 39828
Phone: (229) 377-1512
Fax: (229) 377-1039

On southern border of GA, west of Valdosta; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Decatur and Thomas counties. Name Origin: For Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-89), GA orator and journalist, editor, and part-owner of the Atlanta Constitution.

Area (sq mi):: 460.34 (land 458.12; water 2.22) Population per square mile: 53.40
Population 2005: 24,466 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 23,659 (White 63.20%; Black or African American 30.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,278; median household $28,656; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,840-$21,122
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grady County, Oklahoma

326 Choctaw St
Chickasha, OK 73018
Phone: (405) 224-7388
Fax: (405) 222-4506

In south-central OK, southwest of Oklahoma City; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Caddo and Comanche counties. Name Origin: For Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-89), orator and editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper, whose writings and ideas helped alleviate the post-Civil War depression of the South.

Area (sq mi):: 1105.30 (land 1100.96; water 4.34) Population per square mile: 44.80
Population 2005: 49,369 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 45,516 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 9.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,846; median household $32,625; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,357-$22,956
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chickasha County seat (16,463)

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