Ben Hill County Information

Ben Hill in Georgia occupies 254 square miles and has a 2006 population of 17,635, a change from a 2000 population of 17,484 and 16,245 in 1990. 14.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.6% percent is 25-35, and 12.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 76 acts of violent crime reported in Ben Hill in 2004, a change from 209 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 484 people: 5.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.7%.

Read more about Ben Hill, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBen Hill 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area254 sq. milesRanked 2,936 of 3,140
Population 200617,635Ranked 1,933 of 3,140
Population 200517,369 
Population 200017,484Ranked 1,925 of 3,140
Population 199016,245Ranked 1,911 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion65.2% 
African American33.7% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58% 
Population 5 to 1414.5% 
Population 15 to 2414.4% 
Population 25 to 3413.6% 
Population 35 to 4412.8% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 746.4% 
Population 75 and up6.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes76209
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies10 
Aggravated Assaults64 
Total Property Crimes9101,036
Burglaries250 
Larceny Thefts620 
Motor Vehicle Thefts40 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,4038,181
Unemployed Population484384
Unemployment Rate5.8%4.7%

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