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Encyclopedia > Giles County, Tennessee
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Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 29,447. Its county seat is Pulaski6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,583 km˛ (611 mi˛). 1,582 km˛ (611 mi˛) of it is land and 1 km˛ (0 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.04% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 29,447 people, 11,713 households, and 8,363 families residing in the county. The population density is 19/km˛ (48/mi˛). There are 13,113 housing units at an average density of 8/km˛ (22/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 86.44% White, 11.80% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 11,713 households out of which 31.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.80% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% are non-families. 25.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.96.


In the county, the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $34,824, and the median income for a family is $41,714. Males have a median income of $31,221 versus $22,221 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,543. 11.70% of the population and 9.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.50% of those under the age of 18 and 14.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Ardmore
  • Elkton
  • Lynnville
  • Minor Hill
  • Pulaski
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Giles County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (362 words)
Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,824, and the median income for a family is $41,714.
Goodspeed's History of Giles County, Tennessee (9986 words)
Giles County was created in 1810 In pursuance of an act of the General Assembly passed November 14, 1809, and at the suggestion of Gen. Jackson was Denied in honor of Gen. William B. Giles, one of the governors of Virginia.
Giles County was formed out of Maury County and is bounded as follows: North by the counties of Maury and Marshall, east by the counties of Marshall and Lincoln, south by the State of Alabama, west by Lawrence County, and has an area of 600 square miles.
Giles County took a decided stand in favor of secession at the breaking out of the late war, and cast an overwhelming majority vote in favor of separation from the Union and representation in the Confederate Congress.
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