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Lowndes County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 496.1 square miles
Population Density 220.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 112,916
Population change 3.4%
Under 5 years of age 7.5%
Under 18 24.9%
65 and over 10.6%
Females 50.9%
White 59
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 1.6%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 36.8%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.1%
Veterans 9,100
Households and Housing
Households 39,722
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.1%
Median household income $37,365
The per capita income $18,897
Live below the poverty line. 24.3%
housing units 45,217
Multi-unit structures 21%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $133,700
Residents owning their homes. 53.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,867
Women-owned firms 30%
Asian-owned firms 3.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 3%
Black-owned firms 12.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,804,839
Retail sales per capita $17,744
Manufacturers shipments $2,237,776
Merchant wholesaler sales $756,457