Habersham County is located in north-eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Clarkesville and the largest city is Cornelia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.habershamga.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 43,752 and the 2010 census population was 43,041. The land area is 276.74 square miles and there are 155.5 persons per square mile.
90.7% of the population is White, 4% is Black or African American, 13.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 77.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,900, there are 14,805 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,910, the median household income is $39,306, and 20.8% of the persons in Habersham County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,315. Retail sales (in $1000) were $492,128, and sales per capita were $11,672. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24%.
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