Gordon County is located in north-western Georgia. The County Seat is Calhoun and the largest city is Calhoun. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gordoncounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 56,047 and the 2010 census population was 55,186. The land area is 355.81 square miles and there are 155.1 persons per square mile.
92.2% of the population is White, 4.4% is Black or African American, 14.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 73.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,100, there are 19,066 households, an average of 2.88 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,177, the median household income is $40,926, and 21% of the persons in Gordon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,842. Retail sales (in $1000) were $659,417, and sales per capita were $12,680. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.4%.
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