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Bleckley County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 215.9 square miles
Population Density 60.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 12,771
Population change -2.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 21.7%
65 and over 16.6%
Females 52.3%
White 71.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.6
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 26.8%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.9%
Veterans 946
Households and Housing
Households 3,955
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 82%
Median household income $36,073
The per capita income $20,156
Live below the poverty line. 23.3%
housing units 5,243
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,900
Residents owning their homes. 71.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 769
Women-owned firms 36.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $76,320
Retail sales per capita $5,950
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $16,882