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The 2000 Census showed that Peach County had a population of 23,668 people. This represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 65th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Peach had a population of 27,247 people. This is an increase of 15.12% 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
201027,695+17.01%+1.64% since 2009
200927,247+15.12%+0.78% since 2008
200827,036+14.23%+3.25% since 2007
200726,184+10.63%+4.03% since 2006
200625,169+6.34%+2.9% since 2005
200524,460+3.35%-0.43% since 2004
200424,566+3.79%+0.65% since 2003
200324,407+3.12%+0.87% since 2002
200224,197+2.24%+0.96% since 2001
200123,966+1.26%+1.26% since 2000
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200023,668The Last Census

Peach County had 9,093 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Peach County has a total area<3> of 151.5 square miles [392.3 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.4 square miles [1.03 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Peach County had a population density of 156.7 people per square mile [60.5 people/km²], making it the state's 35th 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 Peach County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Peach and the state of Georgia.

Click here for the Peach County QuickFact (QF-13225).

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
BibbQF-13021   NE156,060153,8871.41%
CrawfordQF-13079   NW12,24012,495-2.04%
HoustonQF-13153   E135,715110,76522.53%
MaconQF-13193   SW13,33614,074-5.24%
TaylorQF-13269   W8,5878,815-2.59%

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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 Peach. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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