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Columbia County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 290.1 square miles
Population Density 427.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 135,416
Population change 9.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 26.4%
65 and over 11.3%
Females 51.1%
White 75.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.9
Asian 4.2%
Two or more races 2.8%
Black or African American 16.5%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34.1%
Veterans 13,290
Households and Housing
Households 43,975
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.8%
Median household income $69,306
The per capita income $30,949
Live below the poverty line. 8.3%
housing units 52,087
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $170,400
Residents owning their homes. 78.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,081
Women-owned firms 32%
Asian-owned firms 5.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 3%
Black-owned firms 7.4%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,406,298
Retail sales per capita $12,919
Manufacturers shipments $2,411,210
Merchant wholesaler sales $357,458