\nFloyd County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 90,565. The county's county seat is Rome, Georgia6.
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Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,343 km² (518 mi²). 1,329 km² (513 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.03% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 90,565 people, 34,028 households, and 24,227 families residing in the county. The population density is 68/km² (176/mi²). There are 36,615 housing units at an average density of 28/km² (71/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.34% White, 13.31% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 2.88% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 5.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 34,028 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.60% are married couples living together, 13.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% are non-families. 24.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 93.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $35,615, and the median income for a family is $42,302. Males have a median income of $31,659 versus $23,244 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,808. 14.40% of the population and 10.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.40% are under the age of 18 and 13.80% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Cave Spring\n*Lindale\n*Rome\n*Shannon