Terrell County is located in south-western Georgia. The County Seat is Dawson and the largest city is Dawson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.terrellcountygeorgia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,132 and the 2010 census population was 9,507. The land area is 335.44 square miles and there are 27.8 persons per square mile.
37.5% of the population is White, 60.2% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 65.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $78,800, there are 3,351 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,836, the median household income is $32,628, and 31.6% of the persons in Terrell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 550. Retail sales (in $1000) were $68,284, and sales per capita were $6,657. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 45.5%.
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