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Effingham County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 477.7 square miles
Population Density 109.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 54,456
Population change 4.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 27.1%
65 and over 10.4%
Females 50.3%
White 83
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.3
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 13.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.8%
Veterans 4,583
Households and Housing
Households 17,830
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.4%
Median household income $63,030
The per capita income $24,824
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 20,063
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $155,400
Residents owning their homes. 76.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,492
Women-owned firms 25.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 6.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $322,581
Retail sales per capita $6,345
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $63,037