Barrow County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Winder and the largest city is Winder. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.barrowga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 73,240 and the 2010 census population was 69,367. The land area is 160.31 square miles and there are 432.7 persons per square mile.
82.1% of the population is White, 11.6% is Black or African American, 9.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 82.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $127,000, there are 23,413 households, an average of 2.97 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,379, the median household income is $53,274, and 13.7% of the persons in Barrow County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 6,370. Retail sales (in $1000) were $660,898, and sales per capita were $9,839. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.2%.
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