Toombs County is located in east-central Georgia. The County Seat is Lyons and the largest city is Vidalia. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.toombscountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 27,282 and the 2010 census population was 27,223. The land area is 364.01 square miles and there are 74.8 persons per square mile.
71.1% of the population is White, 25.9% is Black or African American, 11.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 79.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,100, there are 10,310 households, an average of 2.60 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,716, the median household income is $31,189, and 26.9% of the persons in Toombs County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,972. Retail sales (in $1000) were $386,338, and sales per capita were $13,914. The percentage of black-owned firms is 10.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.2%.
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