Elbert County is located in north-eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Kiowa and the largest city is Elizabeth. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.elbertco.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 19,438 and the 2010 census population was 20,166. The land area is 351.06 square miles and there are 57.4 persons per square mile.
68.1% of the population is White, 29.7% is Black or African American, 5.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 78.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,500, there are 7,635 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,835, the median household income is $35,817, and 20.4% of the persons in Elbert County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,650. Retail sales (in $1000) were $136,950, and sales per capita were $6,644.
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