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Jones County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 393.9 square miles
Population Density 72.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 28,569
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 24.7%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 51.6%
White 73.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 24.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.8%
Veterans 1,774
Households and Housing
Households 10,384
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $51,497
The per capita income $24,485
Live below the poverty line. 16.6%
housing units 11,523
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $138,900
Residents owning their homes. 79.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,169
Women-owned firms 29.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $70,608
Retail sales per capita $2,588
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $42,353