Coweta County, Georgia

According to the 2000 Census, Coweta County, Georgia has a population of 89,215 people. Of those, 70,353 (79%) are White, 16,032 (18%) are Black, and 2,797 (3%) are Latino[1]. However, 478 (or 1% of the 89,215 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 Coweta County a population of 88,737 with a demographic that is 79% White, 18% Black, and 3% Latino.

Reported in
Census 2000
Total 89,215 478 88,737
White 70,353 196 70,157
Black 16,032 278 15,754
Latino 2,797 8 2,789


[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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