Jasper County is located in central Georgia. The County Seat is Monticello and the largest city is Monticello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jaspercountyga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,432 and the 2010 census population was 13,900. The land area is 368.17 square miles and there are 37.8 persons per square mile.
75.4% of the population is White, 22.1% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 83.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $120,200, there are 5,132 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,297, the median household income is $42,192, and 21.7% of the persons in Jasper County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,517. Retail sales (in $1000) were $33,351, and sales per capita were $2,442. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.7%.
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