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Wheeler County, Georgia; Dougherty County, Georgia; Charlton County, Georgia; Baldwin County, Georgia

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Wheeler County, Georgia
Dougherty County, Georgia
Charlton County, Georgia
Baldwin County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,855 87,956 13,392 44,890
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,855 87,956 13,392 44,890
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 7,431 94,564 12,171 45,840
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.7% -7.0% 10.0% -2.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,421 94,565 12,171 45,720
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.5%
6.6%
5.0%
4.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
16.9%
23.6%
18.3%
18.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.8%
16.5%
15.8%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
35.6%
54.0%
41.6%
49.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
60.4%
26.3%
64.4%
54.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
37.8%
71.0%
30.2%
42.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.3%
2.6%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.9%
0.8%
1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
1.3%
1.9%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.4%
3.1%
5.4%
2.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
56.1%
24.3%
60.2%
52.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 454 5,770 926 2,667
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 0.9% 2.2% 9.6% 2.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,635 40,507 4,564 20,725
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 61.4% 45.4% 73.2% 55.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $63,300 $103,900 $82,600 $112,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $873 $1,124 $1,059 $1,210
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $279 $457 $335 $394
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $455 $729 $546 $705
Building permits, 2019 0 238 20 104
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 1,937 34,780 3,559 16,122
Persons per household, 2014-2018 3.42 2.50 3.31 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 95.5% 79.6% 85.8% 79.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.6% 3.7% 10.4% 4.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 38.3% 82.2% 75.8% 80.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 32.3% 71.8% 62.7% 70.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 78.0% 82.5% 73.3% 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.8% 21.4% 10.5% 20.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 11.7% 11.5% 16.9% 11.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.4%
16.7%
18.4%
16.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 32.2% 57.5% 44.9% 52.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 37.1% 55.9% 45.3% 52.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 997 185,349 7,288 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 875,140 17,596 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 0 3,184,059 D D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,470 841,317 51,536 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 21,249 1,529,899 58,806 554,505
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $2,694 $16,189 $4,423 $11,959
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 27.3 18.5 32.5 21.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,626 $37,633 $40,283 $39,426
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $12,292 $21,180 $19,341 $20,305
Persons in poverty, percent
39.6%
29.5%
25.6%
23.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 57 2,231 154 798
Total employment, 2018 692 36,832 1,594 12,995
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 25,720 1,414,211 58,286 443,771
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -7.0% -1.1% 2.3% 1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 375 6,660 507 3,229
All firms, 2012 294 8,753 489 3,709
Men-owned firms, 2012 137 4,014 303 1,759
Women-owned firms, 2012 134 4,083 148 1,543
Minority-owned firms, 2012 92 5,227 90 1,803
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 196 3,133 366 1,771
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 52 1,035 48 413
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 236 7,318 406 3,096
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 25.1 287.7 15.7 177.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 295.48 328.69 773.58 257.84
FIPS Code 13309 13095 13049 13009
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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