Lanier County

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Lanier County, Georgia

100 W Main St
Lakeland, GA 31635
Phone: (229) 482-2088
Fax: (229) 482-8187

In south-central GA, northeast of Valdosta; organized Aug 7, 1920 from Berrien, Lowndes, and Clinch counties. Name Origin: For Sidney Lanier (1842-81), soldier, lawyer, musician, and important post-Civil War southern poet

Area (sq mi):: 199.83 (land 186.82; water 13.01) Population per square mile: 40.40
Population 2005: 7,553 State rank: 141 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 30.90% Population 2000: 7,241 (White 70.70%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,690; median household $29,171; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,461-$20,818
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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