Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Georgia

The 2000 Census showed that Greene County had a population of 14,406 people. This represented 0.18% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 106th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Greene had a population of 15,743 people. This is an increase of 9.28% 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
201015,994+11.02%+1.59% since 2009
200915,743+9.28%-0.14% since 2008
200815,765+9.43%+0.18% since 2007
200715,736+9.23%+1.61% since 2006
200615,486+7.5%+0.46% since 2005
200515,415+7%+0.76% since 2004
200415,298+6.19%+1.13% since 2003
200315,127+5%+0.73% since 2002
200215,017+4.24%+1.73% since 2001
200114,762+2.47%+2.47% since 2000
200014,406The Last Census

Greene County had 6,653 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Greene County has a total area<3> of 406.2 square miles [1,052 km²]. Of this total, 388.3 square miles [1,005 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (4.42%) being water (17.96 square miles [46.52 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Greene County had a population density of 37.1 people per square mile [14.33 people/km²], making it the state's 109th 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 Greene County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Greene and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Greene County QuickFact (QF-13133).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
HancockQF-13141   SE9,21910,076-8.51%
MorganQF-13211   W18,76115,45721.38%
OconeeQF-13219   NW33,32026,22527.05%
OglethorpeQF-13221   N14,32812,63513.4%
PutnamQF-13237   SW20,49518,8128.95%
TaliaferroQF-13265   E1,8122,077-12.76%

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Georgia

Search for a Georgia Community

Off-the-Road Links ...

U.S. Census Bureau
Census QuickFact for Greene 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.

- Return to Citation

<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).

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation