Columbia County At-A-Glance

Population

Columbia County, 104,000

Cities and

unincorporated areas

Martinez, 30,000 (unincorporated); Evans, 20,000 (unincorporated); Grovetown, 10,000; Harlem, 2,500; Appling, estimated at less than 1,000 (unincorporated, county seat)

Per Capita Income

$33,253

Unemployment

(Dec. 2006)

Columbia County, 3.3 percent; Georgia, 4.3 percent

Top Five Employers

Columbia County School System, 2,500; Club Car Inc., 907; Columbia County Commissioners, 750; John Deere Commercial Products, 700; Quebecor World, 625

Sources

The Development Authority of Columbia County, Columbia County Board of Commissioners, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Georgia

Dept. of Labor