Eastman/Dodge County At-A-Glance

Population (2003): 19,374; Chauncy: 236; Chester: 1,436; Eastman (county seat): 5,422; Milan: 437; Rhine: 421





Unemployment: 4.9 percent; Georgia, 5.2 percent (Dec. 2005)





Per capita income (2002): $19,678; Georgia, $28,821





10 Largest Employers: Dodge County Board of Education, 500; Wal-Mart, 315; Dodge County Hospital, 314; Smurfit-Stone Container, 280; Eastman Youth Detention Center, 235; Dodge Correctional Institute, 234; Standard Candy Co., 175; Optima Industries, 106; Alcoa Cladding Systems, 90; Dodge County, 80





Sources: Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau, Dodge County Board of Commissioners

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