Mitchell County is located in south-western Georgia. The County Seat is Camilla and the largest city is Camilla. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mitchellcountyga.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,771 and the 2010 census population was 23,498. The land area is 512.09 square miles and there are 45.9 persons per square mile.
49.9% of the population is White, 47.9% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 72.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $77,900, there are 8,131 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,694, the median household income is $32,054, and 26.2% of the persons in Mitchell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $150,978, and sales per capita were $6,268.
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