Houston County is located in central Georgia. The County Seat is Perry and the largest city is Warner Robins. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.houstoncountyga.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 149,111 and the 2010 census population was 139,910. The land area is 375.54 square miles and there are 372.5 persons per square mile.
64.1% of the population is White, 29.9% is Black or African American, 6.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 24% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $132,900, there are 52,330 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,195, the median household income is $54,893, and 15.2% of the persons in Houston County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,657. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,524,261, and sales per capita were $11,610. The percentage of black-owned firms is 17.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.1%.
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