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The 2000 Census showed that Bulloch County had a population of 55,983 people. This represented 0.68% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Bulloch had a population of 69,213 people. This is an increase of 23.63% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201070,217+25.43%+1.45% since 2009
200969,213+23.63%+2.09% since 2008
200867,795+21.1%+2.08% since 2007
200766,412+18.63%+2.39% since 2006
200664,860+15.86%+2.06% since 2005
200563,548+13.51%+3.71% since 2004
200461,274+9.45%+2.65% since 2003
200359,694+6.63%+3.49% since 2002
200257,683+3.04%+1.16% since 2001
200157,019+1.85%+1.85% since 2000
200055,983The Last Census

Bulloch County had 22,742 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Bulloch County has a total area<3> of 688 square miles [1,784 km²]. Of this total, 682 square miles [1,766 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (0.98%) being water (6.77 square miles [17.52 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Bulloch County had a population density of 82.1 people per square mile [31.69 people/km²], making it the state's 56th most densely populated county (out of 159 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Bulloch County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Bulloch and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Bulloch County QuickFact (QF-13031).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Bulloch County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Bulloch County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BryanQF-13029   SE32,55923,41739.04%
CandlerQF-13043   W10,6809,57711.52%
EffinghamQF-13103   E53,54137,53542.64%
EmanuelQF-13107   W23,07521,8375.67%
EvansQF-13109   S11,69510,49511.43%
JenkinsQF-13165   NW8,4508,575-1.46%
ScrevenQF-13251   N15,05415,374-2.08%

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Census QuickFact for Bulloch County

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Bulloch. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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