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The 2000 Census showed that Muscogee County had a population of 186,291 people. This represented 2.28% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 8th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Muscogee had a population of 190,414 people. This is an increase of 2.21% 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
2010189,885+1.93%-0.28% since 2009
2009190,414+2.21%+2.02% since 2008
2007186,613+0.17%-2.57% since 2006
2006191,528+2.81%+1.61% since 2005
2005188,485+1.18%+0.96% since 2004
2004186,691+0.21%+2.14% since 2003
2003182,788-1.88%-1.67% since 2002
2002185,894-0.21%-0.38% since 2001
2001186,609+0.17%+0.17% since 2000
2000186,291The Last Census

Muscogee County had 76,182 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Muscogee County has a total area<3> of 221 square miles [572 km²]. Of this total, 216.3 square miles [560 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.14%) being water (4.74 square miles [12.27 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Muscogee County had a population density of 861 people per square mile [332.6 people/km²], making it the state's 6th 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 Muscogee County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Muscogee and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Muscogee County QuickFact (QF-13215).

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Lee (AL)QF-01081   W135,883115,09218.06%
Russell (AL)QF-01113   SW50,84649,7562.19%
ChattahoocheeQF-13053   SE14,40214,882-3.23%
HarrisQF-13145   N30,13823,69527.19%
TalbotQF-13263   NE6,3556,498-2.2%

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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 Muscogee. 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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