Putnam County Information

Putnam in Georgia occupies 361 square miles and has a 2006 population of 19,930, a change from a 2000 population of 18,812 and 14,137 in 1990. 12.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.6% percent is 25-35, and 13.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 41 acts of violent crime reported in Putnam in 2004, a change from 80 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 474 people: 4.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.4%.

Read more about Putnam, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPutnam 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area361 sq. milesRanked 2,708 of 3,140
Population 200619,930Ranked 1,822 of 3,140
Population 200519,703 
Population 200018,812Ranked 1,855 of 3,140
Population 199014,137Ranked 2,043 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion71% 
African American27.8% 
Asian American.7% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1411.8% 
Population 15 to 2412.6% 
Population 25 to 3412.6% 
Population 35 to 4413.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.8% 
Population 55 to 6413.1% 
Population 65 to 7410.2% 
Population 75 and up5.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes4180
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes2 
Robberies3 
Aggravated Assaults35 
Total Property Crimes262501
Burglaries83 
Larceny Thefts164 
Motor Vehicle Thefts15 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population10,3909,078
Unemployed Population474310
Unemployment Rate4.6%3.4%

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