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Twiggs County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 358.4 square miles
Population Density 25.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,481
Population change -6%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 19.4%
65 and over 18.7%
Females 51.3%
White 56.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 41.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 70%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.8%
Veterans 559
Households and Housing
Households 3,056
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 94.2%
Median household income $31,234
The per capita income $17,952
Live below the poverty line. 28.7%
housing units 4,161
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $54,700
Residents owning their homes. 80%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 788
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $30,340
Retail sales per capita $2,969
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0