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Gilmer County Statistics

Facts

Land area338.5 square miles
Population Density25.7 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)8,672
Population change-0.3%
Under 5 years of age4.1%
Under 1814%
65 and over14.6%
Females39.7%
White84.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race6
Asian0.6%
Two or more races1.6%
Black or African American12.8%
Native American0.9%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school77%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16.6%
Veterans746

Households and Housing

Households2,590
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more74.5%
Median household income$38,442
The Per capita income$17,870
Live below the poverty line28.5%
Housing units3,418
Multi-unit structures6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$72,500
Residents owning their homes77.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms529
Women-owned firms21.7%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$34,262
Retail sales per capita$4,968
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data