featured-bigventures Demographics - Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

PEOPLE QUICKFACTSGILMER COUNTYGEORGIA
Population, 2013 estimate 28,579 9,992,167
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 28,277 9,687,663
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 1.1% 3.1%
Population, 2010 28,292 9,687,653
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 5.3% 6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 20.8% 24.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 20.8% 12.0%
Female persons, percent, 2013 49.7% 51.1%
White alone, percent, 2013 (a) 96.4% 62.5%
Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.9% 31.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.7% 0.5%
Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.4% 3.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.5% 0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 2013 1.1% 1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b) 10.6% 9.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 87.1% 54.8%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 82.3% 83.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 5.7% 9.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 8.6% 13.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 75.9% 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 14.5% 27.8%
Veterans, 2008-2012 2,670 701,808
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 28 27
Housing units, 2013 16,536 4,109,896
Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 72.6% 66.0%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 4.4% 20.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $148,500 $156,400
Households, 2008-2012 11,270 3,508,477
Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.49 2.7
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $21,290 $25,309
Median household income, 2008-2012 $37,257 $49,604
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 20.4% 17.4%
BUSINESS QUICKFACTSGILMER COUNTYGEORGIA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 532 216,308
Private nonfarm employment, 2012 5,570 3,390,540
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012 -1.0% 1.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012 2,494 797,404
Total number of firms, 2007 2,593 901,105
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 20.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 5.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 3.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 24.7% 30.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 354,553 144,280,774
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 45,815 141,962,359
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 370,523 117,516,907
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $12,965 $12,326
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 36,555 16,976,235
Building permits, 2012 71 24,350
GEOGRAPHY QUICKFACTSGILMER COUNTYGEORGIA
Land area in square miles, 2010 426.54 57,513.49
Persons per square mile, 2010 66.3 168.4
FIPS Code 123 13
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 25 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits Last Revised: Tuesday, 08-Jul-2014 06:43:34 EDT