Irwin County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Ocilla and the largest city is Ocilla. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ocillachamber.net/county-government/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,104 and the 2010 census population was 9,538. The land area is 354.34 square miles and there are 26.9 persons per square mile.
71.1% of the population is White, 27.1% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 81.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,400, there are 3,277 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,207, the median household income is $40,771, and 21.2% of the persons in Irwin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 742. Retail sales (in $1000) were $27,252, and sales per capita were $2,734. The percentage of black-owned firms is 10.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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