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General Information

Altitude: 786 ft.
Corporate Area:  
County 732 sq. mi.
City 11.7 sq mi.
Census Population 2000:  

County

36,031
City 15,733
Commute Area: 25-mile Radius
134,541 Population
47,329 Workforce
Population Trends:  
Market Area (15 mi. rad.)  
1990 78,957
2000 81,114
City Environs (6 mi. rad.)  
1990 20,969
2000 21,757
Male Population: 39,989 (49.3%) 11,248 (51.7%)
Female Population: 41,124 (50.7%) 10,509 (48.3%)
Non-White Population: 6,408 (7.9%) 2,741 (12.6%)
Median Age: 37.3 36.8
 
Age Components:    
0-4 5,354(6.6%) 1,349 (6.2%)
5-14 11,356 (14%) 2,741 (12.6%)
15-17 3,569 (4.4%) 827 (3.8%)
18-20 3,163 (3.9%) 849 (3.9%)
21-24 4,137 (5.1%) 1,262 (5.8%)
25-34 10,301 (12.7%) 3,177 (14.6%)
35-44 12,329 (15.2%) 3,655 (16.8%)
45-54 10,788 (13.3%) 2,720 (12.5%)
55-64 7,868 (9.7%) 1,915 (8.8%)
65-74 6,084 (7.5%) 1,545 (7.1%)
75-84 4,461 (5.5%) 1,219 (506%)
85+ 1,703 (2.1%) 500 (203%)
     
Churches: 31  
     
Building Permits (City 2002): 714  
     
Agriculture: 420,000 Acres in Production