Early County is located in south-western Georgia. The County Seat is Blakely and the largest city is Blakely. The Official Web Site is located at http://georgia.gov/cities-counties/early-county. The 2014 population estimate is 10,491 and the 2010 census population was 11,004. The land area is 512.59 square miles and there are 21.5 persons per square mile.
48.7% of the population is White, 49.5% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 76.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,400, there are 4,030 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,579, the median household income is $28,853, and 31.6% of the persons in Early County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 961. Retail sales (in $1000) were $75,758, and sales per capita were $6,416.
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