Ware County is located in southeast Georgia. The County Seat is Waycross and the largest city is Waycross. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.warecounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,515 and the 2010 census population was 36,306. The land area is 892.46 square miles and there are 40.7 persons per square mile.
67.4% of the population is White, 29.5% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 80.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,600, there are 13,460 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,842, the median household income is $34,572, and 24.3% of the persons in Ware County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,353. Retail sales (in $1000) were $621,068, and sales per capita were $17,285.
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