Oconee County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Watkinsville and the largest city is Watkinsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.oconeecounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,093 and the 2010 census population was 32,815. The land area is 184.29 square miles and there are 178 persons per square mile.
89.4% of the population is White, 5.4% is Black or African American, 4.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.6% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 91.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 43.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $238,200, there are 11,485 households, an average of 2.88 persons per household. The per capita income is $33,801, the median household income is $75,004, and 9.3% of the persons in Oconee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,300. Retail sales (in $1000) were $326,375, and sales per capita were $10,357. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.4%.
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