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People QuickFacts Stephens County Georgia
Population, 2012 estimate     25,891 9,919,945
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base     26,175 9,687,663
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012     -1.1% 2.4%
Population, 2010     26,175 9,687,653
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2012     5.8% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2012     22.3% 25.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2012     17.2% 11.5%
Female persons, percent, 2012     52.0% 51.1%
White alone, percent, 2012 (a)     85.6% 62.8%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2012 (a)     11.3% 31.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2012 (a)     0.4% 0.5%
Asian alone, percent, 2012 (a)     0.8% 3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2012 (a)     0.1% 0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 2012     1.8% 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2012 (b)     2.7% 9.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2012     83.3% 55.1%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011     88.6% 83.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011     2.1% 9.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011     3.5% 12.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     77.2% 84.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     14.2% 27.5%
Veterans, 2007-2011     1,836 702,919
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011     21.1 27
Housing units, 2011     12,664 4,102,992
Homeownership rate, 2007-2011     75.0% 66.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011     8.0% 20.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011     $111,700 $160,200
Households, 2007-2011     9,175 3,490,754
Persons per household, 2007-2011     2.69 2.68
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011     $18,592 $25,383
Median household income, 2007-2011     $37,502 $49,736
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011     21.9% 16.5%
Business QuickFacts Stephens County Georgia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2011     546 214,635
Private nonfarm employment, 2011     7,569 3,328,033
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2010-2011     -7.5% 0.4%
Nonemployer establishments, 2011     1,642 786,848
Total number of firms, 2007     1,962 901,105
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007     S 20.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 5.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 3.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007     21.7% 30.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)     535,710 144,280,774
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)     D 141,962,359
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)     274,713 117,516,907
Retail sales per capita, 2007     $10,895 $12,326
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)     26,220 16,976,235
Building permits, 2012     2 24,350
Geography QuickFacts Stephens County Georgia
Land area in square miles, 2010     179.13 57,513.49
Persons per square mile, 2010     146.1 168.4
FIPS Code     257 13
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area     Toccoa, GA Micro Area  

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.    
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.    
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data    
NA: Not available    
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information    
X: Not applicable    
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards    
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown    
F: Fewer than 100 firms  

Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts