Cobb County Information

Cobb in Georgia occupies 345 square miles and has a 2006 population of 679,325, a change from a 2000 population of 607,751 and 447,745 in 1990. 13.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.3% percent is 25-35, and 17.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,801 acts of violent crime reported in Cobb in 2004, a change from 1,533 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 15,778 people: 4.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.8%.

Read more about Cobb, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyCobb 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area345 sq. milesRanked 2,745 of 3,140
Population 2006679,325Ranked 85 of 3,140
Population 2005663,528 
Population 2000607,751Ranked 89 of 3,140
Population 1990447,745Ranked 111 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion71.9% 
African American22.5% 
Asian American3.9% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58% 
Population 5 to 1413.8% 
Population 15 to 2413.2% 
Population 25 to 3415.3% 
Population 35 to 4417.2% 
Population 45 to 5414.9% 
Population 55 to 649.6% 
Population 65 to 744.7% 
Population 75 and up3.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,8011,533
Murders / Manslaughters20 
Forcible Rapes155 
Robberies716 
Aggravated Assaults910 
Total Property Crimes18,79119,003
Burglaries3,905 
Larceny Thefts12,394 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,492 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population382,689362,179
Unemployed Population15,77810,011
Unemployment Rate4.1%2.8%

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