Walker County is located in north-western Georgia. The County Seat is LaFayette and the largest city is LaFayette. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.walkerga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 68,218 and the 2010 census population was 68,756. The land area is 446.38 square miles and there are 154 persons per square mile.
93.3% of the population is White, 4.4% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 79.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 14% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $104,700, there are 26,191 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,865, the median household income is $39,963, and 16.7% of the persons in Walker County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,297. Retail sales (in $1000) were $344,223, and sales per capita were $5,332. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.7%.
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