Taylor County is located in west-central Georgia. The County Seat is Butler and the largest city is Butler. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.taylorga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,442 and the 2010 census population was 8,906. The land area is 376.69 square miles and there are 23.6 persons per square mile.
60.1% of the population is White, 38.2% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 76.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $60,800, there are 3,681 households, an average of 2.24 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,078, the median household income is $27,455, and 28.2% of the persons in Taylor County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 765. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,384, and sales per capita were $5,359. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.9%.
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