Gwinnett County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Lawrenceville and the largest city is Peachtree Corners. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gwinnettcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 877,922 and the 2010 census population was 805,324. The land area is 430.38 square miles and there are 1871.2 persons per square mile.
59.1% of the population is White, 26.3% is Black or African American, 20.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 87% have a high school degree or higher, and 33.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $171,300, there are 266,952 households, an average of 3.07 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,932, the median household income is $60,445, and 13.9% of the persons in Gwinnett County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 93,820. Retail sales (in $1000) were $13,857,021, and sales per capita were $17,939. The percentage of black-owned firms is 17%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.6%.
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