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Meriwether County Statistics

Facts

Land area501.2 square miles
Population Density43.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)21,232
Population change-3.5%
Under 5 years of age5.6%
Under 1822.4%
65 and over18.1%
Females52.1%
White58.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race2
Asian0.6%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American39.1%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school73%
Had a bachelor degree or higher8.9%
Veterans1,383

Households and Housing

Households8,135
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more84.3%
Median household income$37,333
The Per capita income$18,821
Live below the poverty line21.1%
Housing units9,862
Multi-unit structures5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$91,200
Residents owning their homes69.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,142
Women-owned firms28.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms22.9%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$100,756
Retail sales per capita$4,421
Manufacturers shipments$233,413
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data