Jeff Davis County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Hazlehurst and the largest city is Hazlehurst. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hazlehurst-jeffdavis.org/about/government/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,859 and the 2010 census population was 15,068. The land area is 330.74 square miles and there are 45.6 persons per square mile.
82.2% of the population is White, 15.5% is Black or African American, 10.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 79.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,900, there are 5,509 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,684, the median household income is $36,296, and 24.5% of the persons in Jeff Davis County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,009. Retail sales (in $1000) were $204,381, and sales per capita were $15,440.
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