Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County, Georgia

75 Langley Dr Gwinnett Justice & Administration Ctr
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone: (770) 822-7000
Fax: (770) 822-7097

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For Button Gwinnett (c. 1735-77), a signer of the Declaration of Independence and acting president of GA (1777)

Area (sq mi):: 436.72 (land 432.73; water 3.99) Population per square mile: 1678.40
Population 2005: 726,273 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 23.40%; 1990-2000 66.70% Population 2000: 588,448 (White 67.00%; Black or African American 13.30%; Hispanic or Latino 10.90%; Asian 7.20%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 16.90%. Median age: 32.50
Income 2000: per capita $25,006; median household $60,537; Population below poverty level: 5.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,863-$30,277
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lawrenceville County seat (26,925)
  • Duluth (24,255)
  • Snellville (18,782)
  • Sugar Hill (14,982)
  • Lilburn (11,419)
  • Buford (10,966)
  • Suwanee (10,956)

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    A greater percentage of African-American students are reaching advanced academic levels in both Gwinnett County and Orange County than in other districts in their respective states.
    On October 19, Secretary Duncan joined philanthropist Eli Broad in New York City to announce Gwinnett County Public Schools, outside of Atlanta, Georgia, as the winner of the 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education--the largest education prize in America awarded to the most improved urban district.
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