Screven County is located in eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Sylvania and the largest city is Sylvania. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cityofsylvaniaga.com/county-government.cfm. The 2014 population estimate is 14,085 and the 2010 census population was 14,593. The land area is 645.10 square miles and there are 22.6 persons per square mile.
55.7% of the population is White, 42.2% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 78.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 13% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $77,000, there are 5,165 households, an average of 2.72 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,640, the median household income is $34,848, and 27% of the persons in Screven County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,171. Retail sales (in $1000) were $93,578, and sales per capita were $6,219.
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