Meriwether County Information

Meriwether in Georgia occupies 505 square miles and has a 2006 population of 22,881, a change from a 2000 population of 22,528 and 22,411 in 1990. 14% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.2% percent is 25-35, and 13.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 65 acts of violent crime reported in Meriwether in 2004, a change from 80 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 655 people: 6.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.5%.

Read more about Meriwether, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMeriwether 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area505 sq. milesRanked 2,157 of 3,140
Population 200622,881Ranked 1,677 of 3,140
Population 200522,754 
Population 200022,528Ranked 1,670 of 3,140
Population 199022,411Ranked 1,559 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion57.9% 
African American41% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57% 
Population 5 to 1413.7% 
Population 15 to 2414% 
Population 25 to 3413.2% 
Population 35 to 4413.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.5% 
Population 55 to 6411.3% 
Population 65 to 747.5% 
Population 75 and up6.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes6580
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies11 
Aggravated Assaults53 
Total Property Crimes665700
Burglaries145 
Larceny Thefts436 
Motor Vehicle Thefts84 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population10,16010,180
Unemployed Population655457
Unemployment Rate6.4%4.5%

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