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Cook County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 227.2 square miles
Population Density 75.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,066
Population change -0.8%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 26.4%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 51.4%
White 70
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.9
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 27.7%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.4%
Veterans 1,147
Households and Housing
Households 6,308
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.7%
Median household income $34,985
The per capita income $18,592
Live below the poverty line. 23.1%
housing units 7,189
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $83,100
Residents owning their homes. 73.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,023
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $118,054
Retail sales per capita $7,198
Manufacturers shipments $360,662
Merchant wholesaler sales $51,503