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The 2000 Census showed that Chattooga County had a population of 25,470 people. This represented 0.31% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 60th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Chattooga had a population of 26,619 people. This is an increase of 4.51% 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201026,015+2.14%-2.27% since 2009
200926,619+4.51%-0.84% since 2008
200826,845+5.4%-0.09% since 2007
200726,870+5.5%+2.68% since 2006
200626,168+2.74%+0.82% since 2005
200525,956+1.91%+0.18% since 2004
200425,910+1.73%-1.39% since 2003
200326,276+3.16%+1.37% since 2002
200225,922+1.77%+0.4% since 2001
200125,819+1.37%+1.37% since 2000
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200025,470The Last Census

Chattooga County had 10,677 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Chattooga County has a total area<3> of 313.6 square miles [812 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.23 square miles [0.59 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Chattooga County had a population density of 81.3 people per square mile [31.39 people/km²], making it the state's 58th 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 Chattooga County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Chattooga and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Chattooga County QuickFact (QF-13055).

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
Cherokee (AL)QF-01019   SW24,44823,9881.92%
DeKalb (AL)QF-01049   W69,38064,4527.65%
FloydQF-13115   SE96,25090,5656.28%
WalkerQF-13295   N64,98361,0536.44%

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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 Chattooga. 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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