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Polk County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 310.3 square miles
Population Density 133.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 41,183
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 26.3%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 50.7%
White 83.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 12.8
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 13%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.1%
Veterans 2,804
Households and Housing
Households 14,645
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.5%
Median household income $39,208
The per capita income $18,336
Live below the poverty line. 23.4%
housing units 16,842
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $107,900
Residents owning their homes. 70.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,391
Women-owned firms 35.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $314,659
Retail sales per capita $7,592
Manufacturers shipments $698,637
Merchant wholesaler sales $0