Greene County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Greensboro and the largest city is Greensboro. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.greenecountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,490 and the 2010 census population was 15,994. The land area is 387.44 square miles and there are 41.3 persons per square mile.
60.9% of the population is White, 36.9% is Black or African American, 6.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 78.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $145,200, there are 6,353 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,828, the median household income is $42,565, and 22.3% of the persons in Greene County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,986. Retail sales (in $1000) were $137,147, and sales per capita were $8,715. The percentage of black-owned firms is 14.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.5%.
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