Berrien County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Nashville and the largest city is Nashville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.berriencountygeorgia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,700 and the 2010 census population was 19,286. The land area is 451.90 square miles and there are 42.7 persons per square mile.
86.6% of the population is White, 11.1% is Black or African American, 5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% 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 $80,100, there are 7,040 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,784, the median household income is $32,258, and 22.5% of the persons in Berrien County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,210. Retail sales (in $1000) were $129,158, and sales per capita were $7,739. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.1%.
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