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Cook County, GA


Designated Market Area: Albany, GA
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 17,404   ( 192 from 2010)
Land area: 228.4 square miles
Population density: 76.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:10,824 62.19% 3.1%
Black:4,76527.38% 1.7%
Indian:630.36% 65.8%
Asian:1320.76% 14.8%
2+ races:3241.86% 97.6%
Hispanic:1,2967.45% 26.6%
Total non-White:6,58037.81% 8.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:453 13.1
Deaths:54115.7
Net Migration: 1674.8
Net Immigration: 832.4
Change in White population:-347 -2.0
Change in Non-White pop.:539 3.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
17,212
11,17164.90%
4,68427.21%
380.22%
1150.67%
1640.95%
1,0245.95%
6,04135.10%

2000
15,771
10,52666.74%
4,56528.95%
240.15%
670.42%
1010.64%
4853.08%
5,24533.26%

1990
13,456
9,11967.77%
4,02929.94%
670.50%
00.00%
n/a
2411.79%
4,33732.23%

1980
13,490
9,34669.28%
4,05030.02%
60.04%
300.22%
n/a
580.43%
4,14430.72%

1970
12,129
8,33268.69%
3,79031.25%
40.03%
10.01%
n/a
00.00%
3,797 31.31%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,331 14.8
1,59110.1
-58-0.4
2471.6
645 4.1
796 5.0
1990's
NumberRate
2,279 16.9
1,61112.0
1,1678.7
1140.8
1,407 10.5
908 6.7
1980's
NumberRate
2,205 16.3
1,437 10.7
-714 -5.3
n/a
-227 -1.7
193 1.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-61 -0.5
n/a
1,014 8.4
347 2.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Cook County, GA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.3
4,348 25.0%
13,056 75.0%
2,792 16.0%
6,116
2.78
4,237 69.3%
2,842 67.1%
400 9.4%
1,879 30.7%

2010
NumberPercent
36.4
4,682 27.2%
12,530 72.8%
2,320 13.5%
6,339
2.69
4,594 72.5%
3,155 68.7%
554 12.1%
1,745 27.5%

2000
NumberPercent
34.4
4,538 28.8%
11,233 71.2%
2,069 13.1%
5,899
2.63
4,315 73.1%
3,142 72.8%
576 13.3%
1,584 26.9%

1990
NumberPercent
32.8
3,869 28.8%
9,587 71.2%
1,857 13.8%
4,805
2.72
3,673 76.4%
2,909 79.2%
307 8.4%
1,132 23.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.2
4,550 33.7%
8,940 66.3%
1,613 12.0%
4,455
3.00
3,575 80.2%
2,921 81.7%
332 9.3%
880 19.8%

2022 Housing Data for Cook County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,318 
Median Value$113,600 
Occupied6,11683.6%
Vacant1,20216.4%
Owned3,88163.5%
Rented2,23536.5%
Median Rent$887 
Single-Family Units4,70264.3%
    Detached4,58362.6%
    Attached1191.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units4676.4%
Mobile Homes2,04127.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Cook County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005318.7%
$10,000 to $14,9995448.9%
$15,000 to $19,9994056.6%
$20,000 to $24,9993996.5%
$25,000 to $29,9994267.0%
$30,000 to $34,9992794.6%
$35,000 to $39,9992403.9%
$40,000 to $44,9991913.1%
$45,000 to $49,9991332.2%
$50,000 to $59,9994958.1%
$60,000 to $74,9995939.7%
$75,000 to $99,9996059.9%
$100,000 to $124,9994246.9%
$125,000 to $149,9993095.1%
$150,000 to $199,9992474.0%
$200,000 or more2954.8%
Median Household Income46,706 
Per Capita Income24,060 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state76 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4827.9%
Public Assistance1031.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,00116.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,64667.1%
Unemployed4324.4%
In Armed Forces1851.9%
Total Labor Force7,26373.3%
Not in Labor Force2,63926.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,9212,27656.2%
Non-Profit10214541.3%
Self-Employed68728670.6%
Local Government21947831.4%
State Government7527421.5%
Federal Government245331.2%
Total Private + Self3,6082,56258.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.42095030.7%
Total4,0283,51253.4%
Pct. Govt.14.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts77410.3%
Sales and Office Occupations1,63821.7%
Professional, Technical1,34117.8%
Service Occupations1,13215.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing650.9%
All others2,66635.3%
White Collar 49.7%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade1,26616.8%
Construction97312.9%
Manufacturing95712.7%
Health care and social assistance80310.6%
Educational services6859.1%
Accommodation and food services6378.4%
Transportation and warehousing3995.3%
Other services3444.6%
Public administration3114.1%
Professional, scientific, technical2373.1%
Wholesale trade2042.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1872.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1762.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing1371.8%
Finance and insurance1271.7%
Utilities580.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation390.5%
Information110.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Cook County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8164.73%
Puerto Rican460.27%
Cuban920.53%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American1841.07%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1841.07%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese210.12%
Japanese210.12%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,32395.0%
Spanish6854.2%
Other Indo-European570.4%
German, other Germanic330.2%
Vietnamese210.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun70.0%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,96411.4%
Irish1,1806.8%
English9655.6%
German8104.7%
Scottish5613.3%
African2271.3%
Haitian2131.2%
Italian1721.0%
French1570.9%
Scotch-Irish1530.9%
Jamaican910.5%
European740.4%
Scandinavian630.4%
Dutch610.4%
Norwegian600.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen16,85297.7%
Not a citizen3902.3%
Native16,77797.3%
Foreign-born4652.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Cook County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
674 6.0%1,346 12.0%3,850 34.4%3,528 31.5%1,087 9.7%704 6.3%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 674 6.0%
9-12 Years 1,346 12.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 3,850 34.4%
Some College 3,528 31.5%
Bach. Degree 1,087 9.7%
Grad Degree 704 6.3%
Average years of education: 12.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Cook County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 6,346 5,949 397 6.3% 5.4%
1991 6,163 5,711 452 7.3% 5.3%
1992 6,628 6,162 466 7.0% 6.6%
1993 6,940 6,474 466 6.7% 5.7%
1994 7,115 6,774 341 4.8% 5.1%
1995 7,002 6,755 247 3.5% 4.8%
1996 7,270 6,985 285 3.9% 4.6%
1997 7,778 7,375 403 5.2% 4.5%
1998 7,747 7,375 372 4.8% 4.2%
1999 7,918 7,546 372 4.7% 3.8%
2000 7,225 6,898 327 4.5% 3.5%
2001 7,140 6,783 357 5.0% 4.1%
2002 7,145 6,787 358 5.0% 5.3%
2003 7,067 6,669 398 5.6% 5.1%
2004 6,867 6,477 390 5.7% 5.1%
2005 7,029 6,582 447 6.4% 5.7%
2006 7,128 6,718 410 5.8% 5.1%
2007 7,133 6,695 438 6.1% 4.9%
2008 7,237 6,632 605 8.4% 6.8%
2009 6,985 6,051 934 13.4% 10.4%
2010 7,907 6,975 932 11.8% 10.7%
2011 7,584 6,739 845 11.1% 10.1%
2012 7,507 6,807 700 9.3% 9.0%
2013 7,428 6,798 630 8.5% 8.1%
2014 7,384 6,783 601 8.1% 7.1%
2015 7,206 6,716 490 6.8% 6.1%
2016 7,524 7,111 413 5.5% 5.4%
2017 7,787 7,430 357 4.6% 4.8%
2018 7,864 7,563 301 3.8% 4.0%
2019 8,165 7,885 280 3.4% 3.5%
2020 8,102 7,718 384 4.7% 6.5%
2021 8,167 7,886 281 3.4% 3.9%
2022 8,223 7,968 255 3.1% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com