Putnam County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Eatonton and the largest city is Eatonton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.putnamcountyga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,192 and the 2010 census population was 21,218. The land area is 344.64 square miles and there are 61.6 persons per square mile.
70.6% of the population is White, 27.2% is Black or African American, 6.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 84.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $140,600, there are 8,457 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,321, the median household income is $44,764, and 14% of the persons in Putnam County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,259. Retail sales (in $1000) were $204,112, and sales per capita were $10,073.
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