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Jasper County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 655.3 square miles
Population Density 37.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 26,629
Population change 7.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 14.2%
Females 48.3%
White 51.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.1
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 45.5%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.5%
Veterans 1,604
Households and Housing
Households 8,563
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.2%
Median household income $36,413
The per capita income $17,350
Live below the poverty line. 23.7%
housing units 10,643
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $90,200
Residents owning their homes. 71%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,375
Women-owned firms 29.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 26.8%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $400,765
Retail sales per capita $18,044
Manufacturers shipments $76,412
Merchant wholesaler sales $145,118