Douglas County is located in west-central Georgia. The County Seat is Douglasville and the largest city is Douglasville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.celebratedouglascounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 138,776 and the 2010 census population was 132,339. The land area is 200.07 square miles and there are 661.8 persons per square mile.
53% of the population is White, 42.5% is Black or African American, 8.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 87.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $135,700, there are 46,295 households, an average of 2.86 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,626, the median household income is $52,691, and 16.1% of the persons in Douglas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 11,400. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,055,804, and sales per capita were $16,536. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.1%.
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