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Chattooga County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 313.3 square miles
Population Density 83 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 25,138
Population change -3.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 22.6%
65 and over 16.1%
Females 48.9%
White 86.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.8
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 10.4%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 69%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 7.7%
Veterans 1,540
Households and Housing
Households 9,457
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.7%
Median household income $33,228
The per capita income $16,045
Live below the poverty line. 24%
housing units 10,838
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $72,400
Residents owning their homes. 69.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,104
Women-owned firms 22.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $147,194
Retail sales per capita $5,478
Manufacturers shipments $629,589
Merchant wholesaler sales $66,428