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The 2000 Census showed that Floyd County had a population of 90,565 people. This represented 1.11% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 20th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Floyd had a population of 96,250 people. This is an increase of 6.28% 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
200996,250+6.28%+0.58% since 2008
200895,696+5.67%+0.61% since 2007
200795,117+5.03%+0.15% since 2006
200694,973+4.87%+0.86% since 2005
200594,159+3.97%+0.31% since 2004
200493,864+3.64%+0.43% since 2003
200393,461+3.2%+0.92% since 2002
200292,612+2.26%+1.59% since 2001
200191,165+0.66%+0.66% since 2000
200090,565The Last Census

Floyd County had 36,615 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Floyd County has a total area<3> of 518 square miles [1,342 km²]. Of this total, 513 square miles [1,329 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.03%) being water (5.33 square miles [13.81 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Floyd County had a population density of 176.5 people per square mile [68.1 people/km²], making it the state's 30th 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 Floyd County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Floyd and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Floyd County QuickFact (QF-13115).

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Cherokee (AL)QF-01019   W24,44823,9881.92%
BartowQF-13015   E96,21776,01926.57%
ChattoogaQF-13055   NW26,61925,4704.51%
GordonQF-13129   NE53,29244,10420.83%
PolkQF-13233   S42,29838,12710.94%
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 Floyd. 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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