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Georgia Bleckley County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: July 30, 19

Population: 11,666

Total Area: 217.4 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Cochran (County Seat)

The 145th county formed in Georgia, was created in 1912 and was originally part of Pulaski county. The county was named for Georgia Supreme Court Justice Logan E. Bleckley, a poet and philosopher.

The county has one municipality, Cochran, the county seat. Cochran was named for Arthur E. Cochran, president of the Macon & Brunswick Railroad, who was influential in the development of the county.

The Ocmulgee River and Game Preserve offers fishing, boating, and hunting to outdoor sports enthusiasts. The Ocmulgee Wildlife Management Area, shared with Twiggs County, is another attraction.

Cochran is home to Middle Georgia College, recognized as the oldest two-year college in America. It is one of the original units of the University of Georgia System.

Festivals in Bleckley County include the Spring Hillside Bluegrass Festival and the Barksdale Blast.

Bleckley County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. It has 217.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 59.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 13.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.4% of the population reported only one race, with 24.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.52 persons compared to an average family size of 3.02 persons.

In 2008 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $20,382. Per capita income grew by 2.9% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 12,855 Covered Employment 3,610
   Growth (%) since 1990 23.3%    Average wage per job $30,410
Households (2000) 4,372 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County D
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 5,380    Average wage per job D
Unemployment Rate (2009) 9.9 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 0.5%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $27,724    Average wage per job $45,634
Median Household Income (2008) $39,962 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 6.7%
Poverty Rate (2008) 19.5    Average wage per job $20,651
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 71.7 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 3.6%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 12.5    Average wage per job $29,632

 

  • EHUACOM: features Introduction to the capital city of Georgia, including brief information about the state of Georgia.
 

1. BLECKLEY County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1 Royal Dr, Cochran, GA 31014
Phone: (478) 934-6258
County: Bleckley County
Enrollment: 744
Grades: 9-12

2. BLECKLEY County
Enrollment: LEARNING CENTER FACILITY
Address: 909 N.E Dykes ST., Cochran, GA 31014
Phone: (478) 934-2821
County: Bleckley County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

3. BLECKLEY County
Enrollment: PRIMARY SCHOOL
Address: 259 E Peter St, Cochran, GA 31014
Phone: (478) 934-2280
County: Bleckley County
Enrollment: 677
Grades: PK-2

4. MIDDLE GEORGIA WILDERNESS INSTITUTE DJJ FACILITY
Address: 1069 Red Dog Farm Rd, Cochran, GA 31014
Phone: (478) 934-0901
County: Bleckley County
Enrollment: 32
Grades: 8-11


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