Wheeler County Information

Wheeler in Georgia occupies 300 square miles and has a 2006 population of 6,908, a change from a 2000 population of 6,179 and 4,903 in 1990. 15.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 17.4% percent is 25-35, and 17% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

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

The unemployed population in 2006 was 175 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.2%.

Read more about Wheeler, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyWheeler 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area300 sq. milesRanked 2,846 of 3,140
Population 20066,908Ranked 2,687 of 3,140
Population 20056,703 
Population 20006,179Ranked 2,765 of 3,140
Population 19904,903Ranked 2,844 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion65.4% 
African American33.6% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.7% 
Population 5 to 1410.5% 
Population 15 to 2415.6% 
Population 25 to 3417.4% 
Population 35 to 4417% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 649.7% 
Population 65 to 745.1% 
Population 75 and up5.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes 1
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes1719
Burglaries8 
Larceny Thefts5 
Motor Vehicle Thefts4 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,1142,283
Unemployed Population175141
Unemployment Rate5.6%6.2%

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