Community Profile and Demographics

City Area

  • 4.2 Square Miles
  • Geographical Location - Latitude 32.39 N, Longitude 83.35 W

Population (2010 Census):

  • 5,150 Total

Gender

  • 2,350 (45.6% Males)
  • 2,800 (54.4% Females)

Age

  • Under 18 - 1,116 (21.7%)
  • 18 and over - 4,034 (78.3%)
    • Ages 20-24 – 638
    • Ages 25-34 – 486
    • Ages 35-49 – 711
    • Ages 50-64 – 29
    • Ages 65 and over – 667
  • Median Age - 36.7

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic or Latino – 94
  • Non-Hispanic or Latino - 5,056

Race

  • White - 2,480
  • African American - 2,498
  • Asian - 83
  • American Indian and Alaskan Native - 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander - 2
  • Other – 27
  • Identified by two or more - 57

Household Data

  • Average Household size - 2.4
  • Percent of Family Households - 66.1
  • Median Household Income - $24,160
  • Mean Household Income - $47,298
  • Median House/Condo Value - $62,300
  • Median Gross Rent - $623

Most Commonly Used House Heating Fuel

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility Gas (23%)
  • Bottle, Tank, or LP Gas (.8%)
  • Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Wood, etc. (1.2%)

Level of Education for Population 25 Years and Older

  • High School or Higher (72.1%)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (12.3%)
  • Graduate or Professional Degree (5.5%)

Economic Data

Unemployment Rate

  • 16.6% (July 2013)

Class of Worker (civilian employed populate 16 years and over)

  • Private Wage and Salary Workers (76.6%)
  • Government Workers (22.8%)
  • Self-Employed in Own Not Incorporated Business Workers (.6%)

Industry (civilian employed populate 16 years and over)

  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining (7.9%)
  • Construction (1.1%)
  • Manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Wholesale Trade (2.5%)
  • Retail Trade (11.2%)
  • Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities (4.6%)
  • Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing (1.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative and Waste Management (4.3%)
  • Educational Services, and Health Care and Social Assistance (19.2%)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, and Accommodation and Food Services (18.9%)
  • Other Services, Except Public Administration (12.7%)
  • Public Administration (5.5%)

Additional Demographic Data for Cochran and Bleckley County

2014 Georgia Department of Economic Development