Jenkins County Information

Jenkins in Georgia occupies 352 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,725, a change from a 2000 population of 8,575 and 8,247 in 1990. 15.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.6% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 53 acts of violent crime reported in Jenkins in 2004, a change from 108 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 199 people: 5.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.1%.

Read more about Jenkins, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJenkins 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area352 sq. milesRanked 2,723 of 3,140
Population 20068,725Ranked 2,545 of 3,140
Population 20058,715 
Population 20008,575Ranked 2,561 of 3,140
Population 19908,247Ranked 2,544 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion58.1% 
African American41.1% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.2% 
Population 5 to 1414.7% 
Population 15 to 2415.6% 
Population 25 to 3411.6% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.6% 
Population 55 to 6410.7% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up6.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes53108
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies5 
Aggravated Assaults46 
Total Property Crimes77174
Burglaries28 
Larceny Thefts44 
Motor Vehicle Thefts5 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,6523,739
Unemployed Population199191
Unemployment Rate5.4%5.1%

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