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Heard County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 296.0 square miles
Population Density 40 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,558
Population change -2.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 15.1%
Females 50.5%
White 86.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.2
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 10.6%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.2%
Veterans 863
Households and Housing
Households 4,321
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.2%
Median household income $39,909
The per capita income $18,964
Live below the poverty line. 24.3%
housing units 5,064
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,200
Residents owning their homes. 76%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,038
Women-owned firms 23.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $24,751
Retail sales per capita $2,167
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0