Jenkins County is located in eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Millen and the largest city is Millen. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jenkinscountyga.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,125 and the 2010 census population was 8,340. The land area is 347.28 square miles and there are 24 persons per square mile.
54.7% of the population is White, 43.2% is Black or African American, 5.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 72.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $63,400, there are 3,354 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,565, the median household income is $26,104, and 29.4% of the persons in Jenkins County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 716. Retail sales (in $1000) were $53,910, and sales per capita were $6,311.
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