Crisp County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Cordele and the largest city is Cordele. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.crispcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,934 and the 2010 census population was 23,439. The land area is 272.58 square miles and there are 86 persons per square mile.
53.8% of the population is White, 43.6% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 79.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $95,600, there are 8,832 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,185, the median household income is $35,240, and 31.2% of the persons in Crisp County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,847. Retail sales (in $1000) were $326,453, and sales per capita were $14,719.
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