Colquitt County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Moultrie and the largest city is Moultrie. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ccboc.com/index.html. The 2014 population estimate is 46,102 and the 2010 census population was 45,498. The land area is 544.15 square miles and there are 83.6 persons per square mile.
72.9% of the population is White, 23.5% is Black or African American, 17.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 72.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,500, there are 15,918 households, an average of 2.81 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,025, the median household income is $32,484, and 26.7% of the persons in Colquitt County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,290. Retail sales (in $1000) were $432,377, and sales per capita were $9,669. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.2%.
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