Pierce County is located in southeast Georgia. The County Seat is Blackshear and the largest city is Blackshear. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.piercecountyga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,991 and the 2010 census population was 18,758. The land area is 316.49 square miles and there are 59.3 persons per square mile.
88% of the population is White, 9.3% is Black or African American, 5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 77.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,600, there are 6,970 households, an average of 2.67 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,001, the median household income is $39,067, and 20.5% of the persons in Pierce County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,064. Retail sales (in $1000) were $99,714, and sales per capita were $5,586. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.6%.
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