Lanier County Information

Lanier in Georgia occupies 200 square miles and has a 2006 population of 7,723, a change from a 2000 population of 7,241 and 5,531 in 1990. 14.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.4% percent is 25-35, and 15.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2 acts of violent crime reported in Lanier in 2004, a change from 9 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 153 people: 3.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.8%.

Read more about Lanier, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLanier 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area200 sq. milesRanked 3,015 of 3,140
Population 20067,723Ranked 2,623 of 3,140
Population 20057,521 
Population 20007,241Ranked 2,662 of 3,140
Population 19905,531Ranked 2,798 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion72.9% 
African American25.2% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.2% 
Population 5 to 1414.6% 
Population 15 to 2414.4% 
Population 25 to 3415.4% 
Population 35 to 4415.2% 
Population 45 to 5413.7% 
Population 55 to 649% 
Population 65 to 746% 
Population 75 and up4.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes29
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults1 
Total Property Crimes314
Burglaries2 
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts1 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,9573,348
Unemployed Population153162
Unemployment Rate3.9%4.8%

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