Glascock County, Georgia facts for kids
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Glascock County Courthouse in Gibson
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
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|Named for||Thomas Glascock|
|• Total||144 sq mi (370 km2)|
|• Land||144 sq mi (370 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (2 km2) 0.5%%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||21/sq mi (8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Glascock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,082, making it the fourth-least populous county in Georgia. The county seat is Gibson. The county was created on December 19, 1857.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 144 square miles (370 km2), of which 144 square miles (370 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (0.5%) is water. It is the fourth-smallest county in Georgia by area.
The vast majority of Glascock County is located in the Upper Ogeechee River sub-basin of the Ogeechee River basin, with just the very northeastern corner of the county, northeast of State Route 80, located in the Brier Creek sub-basin of the Savannah River basin.
- Warren County - north
- Jefferson County - southeast
- Hancock County - northwest
- Washington County - southwest
|U.S. Decennial Census
At the 2010 census, there were 3,082 people, 1,162 households, and 804 families living in the county. The population density was 21.4 inhabitants per square mile (8.3/km2). There were 1,519 housing units at an average density of 10.6 per square mile (4.1/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 89.8% white, 8.2% black or African American, 0.2% American Indian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 41.7% were American, 6.4% were English, 6.1% were Irish, and 5.4% were German.
Of the 1,162 households, 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.8% were non-families, and 26.6% of households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.14. The median age was 39.3 years.
The median household income was $37,149 and the median family income was $46,283. Males had a median income of $37,957 versus $26,953 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,844. About 13.0% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 20.0% of those age 65 or over.
|Black or African American||196||6.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino||52||1.8%|
As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 2,884 people, 1,108 households, and 726 families residing in the county.
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