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Hancock County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 471.8 square miles
Population Density 20 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,879
Population change -5.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 16.5%
65 and over 18.4%
Females 44.9%
White 25.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 72.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.9%
Veterans 564
Households and Housing
Households 2,742
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.1%
Median household income $25,000
The per capita income $12,381
Live below the poverty line. 30.6%
housing units 5,244
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $67,800
Residents owning their homes. 77.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 715
Women-owned firms 31.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 55.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $21,008
Retail sales per capita $2,183
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0