Upson County is located in west-central Georgia. The County Seat is Thomaston and the largest city is Thomaston. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.upsoncountyga.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 26,256 and the 2010 census population was 27,153. The land area is 323.44 square miles and there are 84 persons per square mile.
69.7% of the population is White, 27.8% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 77.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,600, there are 10,341 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,978, the median household income is $35,329, and 20.5% of the persons in Upson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,804. Retail sales (in $1000) were $208,661, and sales per capita were $7,575.
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