Georgetown-Quitman County is located in south-western Georgia. It has a consolidated city/county government formed by the City of Georgetown and Quitman County, and the official name is the Consolidated Government of Georgetown-Quitman County. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.georgetown-quitman.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 2,315 and the 2010 census population was 2,513. The land area is 151.24 square miles and there are 16.6 persons per square mile.
51.4% of the population is White, 47.4% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 72.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 3.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $62,300, there are 932 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $14,201, the median household income is $31,068, and 26.4% of the persons in Quitman County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 213. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,769, and sales per capita were $1,045. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.6%.
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