Banks County is located in northern Georgia. The County Seat is Homer and the largest city is Baldwin. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.banks.ga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,295 and the 2010 census population was 18,395. The land area is 232.09 square miles and there are 79.3 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 2.8% is Black or African American, 6.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 75.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $140,200, there are 6,772 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,231, the median household income is $41,141, and 16.7% of the persons in Banks County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $233,863, and sales per capita were $14,223.
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