Crisp County, Georgia

According to the 2000 Census, Crisp County, Georgia has a population of 21,996 people. Of those, 11,894 (52%) are White, 9,547 (43%) are Black, and 382 (1%) are Latino[1]. However, 179 (or 1% of the 21,996 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.

Even though prisoners cannot participate in the local community, the Census Bureau nevertheless counts them as residents of the county where they are incarcerated.

A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Crisp County a population of 21,817 with a demographic that is 54% White, 43% Black, and 2% Latino.

Reported in
Census 2000
Incarcerated
population
Actual
population
Total 21,996 179 21,817
White 11,894 41 11,853
Black 9,547 131 9,416
Latino 382 10 372


Notes:

[1]The numbers for Whites, Blacks and Latinos may not add up to the total number because we have not included racial groups other than Whites and Blacks and because the Census Bureau considers "Latino" to be an ethnicity, not a race. Most of the people reported as being Latino are also counted as being White or Black.

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