Washington County is located in central Georgia. The County Seat is Sandersville and the largest city is Sandersville. The Official Web Site is located at http://washingtoncountyga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,635 and the 2010 census population was 21,187. The land area is 678.45 square miles and there are 31.2 persons per square mile.
45.6% of the population is White, 52.6% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 76.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,300, there are 7,119 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,515, the median household income is $33,652, and 25% of the persons in Washington County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,492. Retail sales (in $1000) were $213,695, and sales per capita were $10,248.
If you find a broken link below, please use the Report a Broken Link form to let us know.