Burke County Information

Burke in Georgia occupies 835 square miles and has a 2006 population of 22,986, a change from a 2000 population of 22,243 and 20,579 in 1990. 15.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.8% percent is 25-35, and 13.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 463 acts of violent crime reported in Burke in 2004, a change from 304 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 676 people: 6.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5%.

Read more about Burke, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBurke 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area835 sq. milesRanked 1,104 of 3,140
Population 200622,986Ranked 1,669 of 3,140
Population 200523,154 
Population 200022,243Ranked 1,684 of 3,140
Population 199020,579Ranked 1,650 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion48% 
African American50.9% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 59.2% 
Population 5 to 1416% 
Population 15 to 2415.3% 
Population 25 to 3412.8% 
Population 35 to 4413.3% 
Population 45 to 5414% 
Population 55 to 649.2% 
Population 65 to 745.9% 
Population 75 and up4.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes463304
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies19 
Aggravated Assaults441 
Total Property Crimes9491,025
Burglaries176 
Larceny Thefts689 
Motor Vehicle Thefts84 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population10,1419,216
Unemployed Population676457
Unemployment Rate6.7%5%

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