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Decatur County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 597.1 square miles
Population Density 46.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,359
Population change -1.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 25.1%
65 and over 15%
Females 51.3%
White 55.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.6
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 41.4%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.7%
Veterans 1,577
Households and Housing
Households 10,525
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $30,619
The per capita income $18,059
Live below the poverty line. 27.1%
housing units 12,064
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $102,900
Residents owning their homes. 64.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,725
Women-owned firms 28%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 29%
Native American-owned firms 1.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $395,435
Retail sales per capita $13,854
Manufacturers shipments $1,021,401
Merchant wholesaler sales $0