Evans County is located in eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Claxton and the largest city is Claxton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.evanscounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,898 and the 2010 census population was 11,001. The land area is 182.85 square miles and there are 60.2 persons per square mile.
65.9% of the population is White, 30.9% is Black or African American, 11.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 76.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $89,700, there are 4,067 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,998, the median household income is $36,788, and 27.9% of the persons in Evans County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 940. Retail sales (in $1000) were $153,912, and sales per capita were $13,507. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 36.3%.
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