Atkinson County Information

Atkinson in Georgia occupies 344 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,047, a change from a 2000 population of 7,609 and 6,213 in 1990. 14.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.5% percent is 25-35, and 14% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 17 acts of violent crime reported in Atkinson in 2004, a change from 13 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 190 people: 5.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.8%.

Read more about Atkinson, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyAtkinson 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area344 sq. milesRanked 2,747 of 3,140
Population 20068,047Ranked 2,588 of 3,140
Population 20057,965 
Population 20007,609Ranked 2,636 of 3,140
Population 19906,213Ranked 2,731 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion80.1% 
African American18.4% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 59.4% 
Population 5 to 1416.6% 
Population 15 to 2414.2% 
Population 25 to 3415.5% 
Population 35 to 4414% 
Population 45 to 5411.7% 
Population 55 to 648.8% 
Population 65 to 745.7% 
Population 75 and up4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1713
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies3 
Aggravated Assaults14 
Total Property Crimes7579
Burglaries19 
Larceny Thefts54 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,4363,542
Unemployed Population190204
Unemployment Rate5.5%5.8%

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