Grady County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Cairo and the largest city is Cairo. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gradycountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,359 and the 2010 census population was 25,012. The land area is 454.53 square miles and there are 55 persons per square mile.
67.8% of the population is White, 28.9% is Black or African American, 10.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 72.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,800, there are 9,290 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,734, the median household income is $30,571, and 30.1% of the persons in Grady County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,843. Retail sales (in $1000) were $168,147, and sales per capita were $6,750. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.3%.
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