Troup County is located in western Georgia. The County Seat is LaGrange and the largest city is LaGrange. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.troupcountyga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 69,469 and the 2010 census population was 67,044. The land area is 413.99 square miles and there are 161.9 persons per square mile.
61.4% of the population is White, 34.9% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 81.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $121,300, there are 24,441 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,443, the median household income is $41,161, and 23.6% of the persons in Troup County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,768. Retail sales (in $1000) were $798,823, and sales per capita were $12,600. The percentage of black-owned firms is 25.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31%.
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