Appling County is located in south-eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Baxley and the largest city is Baxley. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.baxley.org/appling-county. The 2014 population estimate is 18,540 and the 2010 census population was 18,236. The land area is 507.08 square miles and there are 36 persons per square mile.
77.9% of the population is White, 19.6% is Black or African American, 9.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 76.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,600, there are 6,934 households, an average of 2.59 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,643, the median household income is $36,786, and 22.9% of the persons in Appling County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,627. Retail sales (in $1000) were $179,447, and sales per capita were $10,022. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.5%.
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