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Towns County, Georgia

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Towns County, Georgia
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 12,493
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 10,471
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,115
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 2.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 8,694
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 80.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $241,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,261
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $407
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $776
Building permits, 2021 98
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 5,006
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.19
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 85.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 80.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 32.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 11.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 44.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 40.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 39,300
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 42,963
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 893
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 83,317
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $7,209
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 21.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $51,257
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $27,763
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 290
Total employment, 2020 2,767
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 91,213
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 1,292
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 255
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 141
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 212
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 175
Population per square mile, 2020 75.0
Population per square mile, 2010 62.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 166.48
Land area in square miles, 2010 166.56
FIPS Code 13281
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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