Peach County

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Peach County, Georgia

205 W Church St
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Phone: (478) 825-2535
Fax: (478) 825-2678
www.peachcounty.net

In central GA, southeast of Macon; organized Jul 18, 1924 from Houston and Macon counties; the last county formed. Name Origin: For its location in one of the most fertile peach-growing areas of the state

Area (sq mi):: 151.46 (land 151.06; water 0.40) Population per square mile: 164.10
Population 2005: 24,794 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 11.70% Population 2000: 23,668 (White 49.20%; Black or African American 45.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,031; median household $34,453; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,591-$22,732
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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