Montgomery County is located in east-central Georgia. The County Seat is Mount Vernon and the largest city is Mount Vernon. The Official Web Site is located at http://montgomerycountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,991 and the 2010 census population was 9,123. The land area is 239.52 square miles and there are 38.1 persons per square mile.
72.1% of the population is White, 26.4% is Black or African American, 6.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 82.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,300, there are 3,185 households, an average of 2.60 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,460, the median household income is $32,702, and 24.5% of the persons in Montgomery County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $24,737, and sales per capita were $2,753.
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