Warren County
Warren County courthouse in Warrenton
Warren County courthouse in Warrenton
Map of Georgia highlighting Warren County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°25′N 82°41′W / 33.41°N 82.68°W / 33.41; -82.68
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedDecember 19, 1793; 229 years ago (1793)
Named forJoseph Warren
SeatWarrenton
Largest cityWarrenton
Area
 • Total287 sq mi (740 km2)
 • Land284 sq mi (740 km2)
 • Water2.4 sq mi (6 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total5,215
 • Density21/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th
Websitewww.warrencountyga.com

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 United States census, the population was 5,215, a decrease from 2010. The county seat is Warrenton.[1] The county was created on December 19, 1793, and is named after General Joseph Warren, who was killed in the Battle of Bunker Hill.[2]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 287 square miles (740 km2), of which 284 square miles (740 km2) is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) (0.8%) is water.[3]

The north-to-northeastern quarter of Warren County, north of a line between the county's northwestern corner, Norwood, and Camak, is located in the Little River sub-basin of the Savannah River basin. The southeastern quarter, from Camak in the north, and bordered by a northwest-to-southeast line running through Warrenton, is located in the Brier Creek sub-basin of the larger Savannah River basin. The western half of the county, west of Warrenton, is located in the Upper Ogeechee River sub-basin of the Ogeechee River basin.[4]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18008,329
18108,7254.8%
182010,63021.8%
183010,9463.0%
18409,789−10.6%
185012,42526.9%
18609,820−21.0%
187010,5457.4%
188010,8853.2%
189010,9570.7%
190011,4634.6%
191011,8603.5%
192011,828−0.3%
193011,181−5.5%
194010,236−8.5%
19508,779−14.2%
19607,360−16.2%
19706,669−9.4%
19806,583−1.3%
19906,078−7.7%
20006,3364.2%
20105,834−7.9%
20205,261−9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2013[9]

2020 census

Warren County racial composition[10]
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 1,974 37.85%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 3,047 58.43%
Native American 18 0.35%
Asian 15 0.29%
Pacific Islander 1 0.02%
Other/Mixed 107 2.05%
Hispanic or Latino 53 1.02%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 5,215 people, 2,244 households, and 1,456 families residing in the county.

2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,834 people, 2,315 households, and 1,582 families living in the county.[11] The population density was 20.5 inhabitants per square mile (7.9/km2). There were 2,985 housing units at an average density of 10.5 per square mile (4.1/km2).[12] The racial makeup of the county was 61.7% black or African American, 36.9% white, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 0.9% of the population.[11] In terms of ancestry, 33.5% were American, and 6.3% were English.[13]

Of the 2,315 households, 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.7% were non-families, and 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.05. The median age was 42.9 years.[11]

The median income for a household in the county was $31,043 and the median income for a family was $36,925. Males had a median income of $33,349 versus $21,884 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,987. About 20.5% of families and 25.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.4% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.[14]

2000 census

As of the census[15] of 2000, there were 6,336 people, 2,435 households, and 1,692 families living in the county. The population density was 22 people per square mile (9/km2). There were 2,767 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 59.47% Black or African American, 39.46% White, 0.17% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,435 households, out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.10% were married couples living together, 22.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 27.40% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county, the population was spread out, with 26.40% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,366, and the median income for a family was $32,868. Males had a median income of $28,177 versus $20,082 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,022. About 24.10% of families and 27.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.00% of those under age 18 and 27.50% of those age 65 or over.


Communities

Politics

United States presidential election results for Warren County, Georgia[16]
Year Republican Democratic Third party
No.  % No.  % No.  %
2020 1,166 44.00% 1,468 55.40% 16 0.60%
2016 991 42.46% 1,314 56.30% 29 1.24%
2012 990 39.18% 1,529 60.51% 8 0.32%
2008 1,087 40.83% 1,554 58.38% 21 0.79%
2004 1,121 45.04% 1,360 54.64% 8 0.32%
2000 933 43.50% 1,196 55.76% 16 0.75%
1996 735 35.82% 1,230 59.94% 87 4.24%
1992 751 34.53% 1,239 56.97% 185 8.51%
1988 897 44.78% 1,091 54.47% 15 0.75%
1984 1,087 46.35% 1,258 53.65% 0 0.00%
1980 779 33.56% 1,517 65.36% 25 1.08%
1976 720 35.04% 1,335 64.96% 0 0.00%
1972 1,175 71.21% 475 28.79% 0 0.00%
1968 406 23.13% 582 33.16% 767 43.70%
1964 1,070 73.59% 384 26.41% 0 0.00%
1960 375 44.33% 471 55.67% 0 0.00%
1956 152 18.40% 674 81.60% 0 0.00%
1952 374 35.05% 693 64.95% 0 0.00%
1948 33 4.05% 256 31.45% 525 64.50%
1944 152 25.21% 449 74.46% 2 0.33%
1940 95 13.51% 606 86.20% 2 0.28%
1936 129 18.91% 545 79.91% 8 1.17%
1932 18 2.58% 676 96.99% 3 0.43%
1928 255 50.80% 247 49.20% 0 0.00%
1924 36 9.30% 253 65.37% 98 25.32%
1920 83 17.11% 402 82.89% 0 0.00%
1916 89 20.79% 292 68.22% 47 10.98%
1912 67 19.48% 266 77.33% 11 3.20%


See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. ^ "Welcome to Warren County Georgia Chamber of Commerce". Warren County Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved May 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Interactive Mapping Experience". Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Retrieved November 19, 2015.
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  9. ^ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  10. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  11. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  12. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  13. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  14. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  15. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  16. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved March 24, 2018.

Coordinates: 33°25′N 82°41′W / 33.41°N 82.68°W / 33.41; -82.68