Twiggs County is located in central Georgia. The County Seat is Jeffersonville and the largest city is Jeffersonville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.twiggscounty.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,320 and the 2010 census population was 9,023. The land area is 358.40 square miles and there are 25.2 persons per square mile.
56.5% of the population is White, 41.6% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 70.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $54,700, there are 3,056 households, an average of 2.85 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,952, the median household income is $31,234, and 28.7% of the persons in Twiggs County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 788. Retail sales (in $1000) were $30,340, and sales per capita were $2,969.
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