• Bulloch County was Georgia’s 21st county of 159 counties.
• Originally, Bulloch County contained part of Evans, Candler, Emanuel, and Jenkins Counties.
• The City of Statesboro is the county seat of Bulloch County .
• Bulloch County is approximately 689 square miles.
• Population for 2010 was 70,217 and is now estimated to be 76,149 approximately
• According to the 2010 census, the County is 66.5% Caucasian, 29.6% African American, 3.8% Hispanic, and 1.5% Asian.
• Those 18 years of age or older are 79.9% of the population and those 65 years of age and older are 11.1% of population.
• The 2016 median per capita income was $19,544
• The Unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.8% in comparison to the state of Georgia rate of 4.7%.
• Approximately 28.6% of the Bulloch County labor force is employed by the government sector including one of the County’s largest employers, Georgia Southern University.
• Four largest private sector employers are Briggs & Stratton, Wal-Mart Associates, Inc., Pineland Area Community Service Board, and East Georgia Regional Medical Center .
• Three institutions of higher learning are Georgia Southern University, East Georgia State College, and Ogeechee Technical College.
• The County operates under the Commissioners-Manager form of government, established by a 1997 Charter Amendment.
• The Chairman and the Board Commissioners are elected by districts. All elections are non-partisan and the terms are for four years, on staggered terms, with election every two years.
• The County Manager is appointed to head the administrative functions of the County government.
• First County officers were commissioned on March 25, 1796, as follows: Charles McCall Jr., Sheriff, Andrew E. Wells, Clerk Sup. Ct. , George Elliot, Clerk Inf. Ct. , Francis Wells, Register of Probate, James Bird, surveyor, and Garrott Williams, Coroner.
Area State Representatives
David Perdue (R)
Johnny Isakson (R)
Rick Allen (D-12)
Sonny Perdue (R)
Nathan Deal (R)
Georgia State Senator:
Jack Hill (R-4)
Christopher M. Carr
Commissioner of Agriculture:
Gary W. Black
Commissioner of Labor:
Commissioner of Insurance:
Ralph T. Hudgens
Secretary of State:
Secretary of Education:
Department of Community Affairs Representative: