This county is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
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Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 517 km² (200 mi²). 513 km² (198 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.83% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 58,417 people, 21,519 households, and 15,773 families residing in the county. The population density is 114/km² (295/mi²). There are 23,001 housing units at an average density of 45/km² (116/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 66.50% White, 31.05% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 21,519 households out of which 34.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.30% are married couples living together, 18.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.12.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $36,221, and the median income for a family is $41,631. Males have a median income of $32,347 versus $22,114 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,791. 15.50% of the population and 12.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.30% are under the age of 18 and 11.30% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*East Griffin\n*Experiment\n*Griffin\n*Orchard Hill\n*Sunny Side