Cobb County is located in north-western Georgia. The County Seat is Marietta and the largest city is Marietta. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cobbcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 730,981 and the 2010 census population was 688,076. The land area is 339.55 square miles and there are 2026.4 persons per square mile.
65.5% of the population is White, 26.7% is Black or African American, 12.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.9% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 90.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 43.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $196,700, there are 261,242 households, an average of 2.64 persons per household. The per capita income is $33,069, the median household income is $63,920, and 12.8% of the persons in Cobb County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 77,945. Retail sales (in $1000) were $10,480,711, and sales per capita were $15,157. The percentage of black-owned firms is 18.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.7%.
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