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Cobb County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 339.6 square miles
Population Density 2,026.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 717,190
Population change 4.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 24.9%
65 and over 10.2%
Females 51.6%
White 65.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 12.6
Asian 4.9%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 26.7%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 43.7%
Veterans 44,559
Households and Housing
Households 261,242
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.2%
Median household income $63,920
The per capita income $33,069
Live below the poverty line. 12.8%
housing units 290,179
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $196,700
Residents owning their homes. 66.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 77,945
Women-owned firms 31.7%
Asian-owned firms 4.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 5.5%
Black-owned firms 18.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.1%
Retail sales $10,480,711
Retail sales per capita $15,157
Manufacturers shipments $5,651,641
Merchant wholesaler sales $15,524,844