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Dawson County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 210.8 square miles
Population Density 105.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,686
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 17%
Females 50.1%
White 96.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.1
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 0.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.4%
Veterans 1,913
Households and Housing
Households 8,506
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.1%
Median household income $53,525
The per capita income $27,330
Live below the poverty line. 15.6%
housing units 10,497
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $186,000
Residents owning their homes. 73.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,229
Women-owned firms 16.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $466,567
Retail sales per capita $21,598
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $103,913