Irwin County

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Irwin County, Georgia

207 S Irwin Ave Suite 2
Ocilla, GA 31774
Phone: (229) 468-9441
Fax: (229) 468-9672

In south-central GA, north of Valdosta; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Jared Irwin (1750-1818), twice GA governor (1796-98; 1806-09)

Area (sq mi):: 362.73 (land 356.81; water 5.92) Population per square mile: 28.30
Population 2005: 10,093 State rank: 129 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 9,931 (White 71.50%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,867; median household $30,257; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,206-$20,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Occurrence of stink bug egg parasitoid species attacking Euschistus servus in woodland habitats, an early-season (ES) crop, and late-season (LS) crops in Irwin County, Georgia, over a 10 yr period.