White County is located in northeast Georgia. The County Seat is Cleveland and the largest city is Cleveland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.whitecounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 27,970 and the 2010 census population was 27,144. The land area is 240.69 square miles and there are 112.8 persons per square mile.
95.1% of the population is White, 2.3% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 85.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $169,600, there are 11,788 households, an average of 2.29 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,059, the median household income is $40,670, and 20.1% of the persons in White County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,143. Retail sales (in $1000) were $280,664, and sales per capita were $11,284. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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