Emanuel County is located in east-central Georgia. The County Seat is Swainsboro and the largest city is Swainsboro. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.emanuelco-ga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,755 and the 2010 census population was 22,594. The land area is 680.60 square miles and there are 33.2 persons per square mile.
63.8% of the population is White, 34.1% is Black or African American, 4.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 76.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $69,900, there are 8,026 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,064, the median household income is $32,046, and 29.4% of the persons in Emanuel County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,163. Retail sales (in $1000) were $184,041, and sales per capita were $8,160. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31%.
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