Wilcox County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Abbeville and the largest city is Abbeville. The Official Web Site is located at http://wilcoxcountygeorgia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 8,847 and the 2010 census population was 9,255. The land area is 377.71 square miles and there are 24.5 persons per square mile.
62.2% of the population is White, 35.7% is Black or African American, 4.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 75.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,200, there are 2,705 households, an average of 2.60 persons per household. The per capita income is $13,228, the median household income is $32,928, and 27.8% of the persons in Wilcox County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 695. Retail sales (in $1000) were $27,365, and sales per capita were $3,157. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 11.2%.
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