Upson County

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Upson County, Georgia

106 E Lee St Suite 110
Thomaston, GA 30286
Phone: (706) 647-7012
Fax: (706) 647-7030

In west-central GA, west of Macon; organized Dec 15, 1824 from Crawford and Pike counties. Name Origin: For Stephen Upson (1786-1824), attorney, jurist, and GA legislator

Area (sq mi):: 327.64 (land 325.48; water 2.15) Population per square mile: 85.00
Population 2005: 27,679 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 27,597 (White 69.80%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,053; median household $31,201; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,114-$19,920
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.80% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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