Worth County is located in southern Georgia. The County Seat is Sylvester and the largest city is Sylvester. The Official Web Site is located at http://worthcountyboc.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,940 and the 2010 census population was 21,679. The land area is 570.70 square miles and there are 38 persons per square mile.
69.1% of the population is White, 29.1% is Black or African American, 2% 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 0.9% is two or more races. 71.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,400, there are 7,851 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,551, the median household income is $35,792, and 20.2% of the persons in Worth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,593. Retail sales (in $1000) were $132,224, and sales per capita were $6,203. The percentage of black-owned firms is 18.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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