Cook County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Adel and the largest city is Adel. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cookcountyga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,214 and the 2010 census population was 17,212. The land area is 227.16 square miles and there are 75.8 persons per square mile.
70% of the population is White, 27.7% is Black or African American, 5.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 74.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,100, there are 6,308 households, an average of 2.67 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,592, the median household income is $34,985, and 23.1% of the persons in Cook County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,023. Retail sales (in $1000) were $118,054, and sales per capita were $7,198.
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