Turner County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Ashburn and the largest city is Ashburn. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.turnercountygeorgia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,153 and the 2010 census population was 8,930. The land area is 285.39 square miles and there are 31.3 persons per square mile.
58.1% of the population is White, 39.7% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 72.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $83,800, there are 3,166 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,609, the median household income is $28,326, and 22% of the persons in Turner County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 817. Retail sales (in $1000) were $64,546, and sales per capita were $6,881.
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