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Telfair County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 437.3 square miles
Population Density 37.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,591
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.4%
Under 18 17.8%
65 and over 15%
Females 41.1%
White 61.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.1
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 36.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.9%
Veterans 1,021
Households and Housing
Households 5,567
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 95.3%
Median household income $26,634
The per capita income $12,489
Live below the poverty line. 30.5%
housing units 7,180
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $58,300
Residents owning their homes. 64.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,139
Women-owned firms 12.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $77,349
Retail sales per capita $5,817
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $30,505