Bacon County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Alma and the largest city is Alma. The Official Web Site is located at https://georgia.gov/cities-counties/bacon-county. The 2014 population estimate is 11,281 and the 2010 census population was 11,096. The land area is 258.58 square miles and there are 42.9 persons per square mile.
81.4% of the population is White, 16.3% is Black or African American, 7.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 72.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $77,000, there are 4,036 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,558, the median household income is $33,757, and 19% of the persons in Bacon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 716. Retail sales (in $1000) were $68,612, and sales per capita were $6,495. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.3%.
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