Butts County is located in central Georgia. The County Seat is Jackson and the largest city is Jackson. The Official Web Site is located at http://buttscountyga.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 23,368 and the 2010 census population was 23,655. The land area is 184.39 square miles and there are 128.3 persons per square mile.
70% of the population is White, 27.9% is Black or African American, 3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 74.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $125,400, there are 7,776 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,363, the median household income is $49,754, and 14.5% of the persons in Butts County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,731. Retail sales (in $1000) were $295,450, and sales per capita were $12,496. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21%.
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