McDuffie County

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McDuffie County, Georgia

PO Box 158
Thomson, GA 30824
Phone: (706) 595-2134
Fax: (706) 595-9150
www.dca.state.ga.us/snapshots

In eastern GA, west of Augusta; organized Oct 18, 1870 from Columbia and Warren counties. Name Origin: For George McDuffie (1790-1851), SC governor (1834-36) and U.S. senator (1842-46)

Area (sq mi):: 266.30 (land 259.77; water 6.52) Population per square mile: 83.70
Population 2005: 21,743 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 21,231 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 37.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,005; median household $31,920; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,591-$24,777
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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