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County Quick Facts

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Chatham County is 709 square miles.

The population total population is 68,698 (2014 estimate).

51.8% of residents are female (2013 estimate).

The 2010 poverty rate for families was 9.1%. The poverty rate for individuals from 2009-2013 was 12.4%. 

In 2000, manufacturing was the leading industry making up 22.3% of all jobs in the county.  It now ranks second at 13.7%, having been replaced at the top spot by educational services, and health care and social assistance at 26.1% (20130.

The 2009-2013 median household income was $57,091.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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