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Atkinson County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 339.4 square miles
Population Density 24.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,290
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 8.2%
Under 18 28.3%
65 and over 11.5%
Females 49.7%
White 77.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 24.6
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 17.9%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 1%
Had graduated from high school 65%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 7.7%
Veterans 540
Households and Housing
Households 2,758
Persons per household 3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $30,049
The per capita income $15,958
Live below the poverty line. 32.2%
housing units 3,443
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $75,000
Residents owning their homes. 69.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 582
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $35,656
Retail sales per capita $4,367
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0