Statewide Claims to Fame

Sumter County is 13th in Georgia out of 159 other counties in Female residents

Sumter County is 17th in Georgia out of 159 other counties in Race - Black or African American

Sumter County is 18th in Georgia out of 159 other counties in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Sumter County is 19th in Georgia out of 159 other counties in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Sumter County is 20th in Georgia out of 159 other counties in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

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Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Current population (2012) 31,554 55th 9,919,945 313,914,040
Size in square miles 482.7 29th 57,513.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 68 77th 168.4 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 47th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 60th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.7% 99th 11.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 76.1% 96th 84.0% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.2% 47th 27.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Race - White 44.5% 144th 62.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 52.3% 17th 31.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 39th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 39th 3.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 121st 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.7% 61st 9.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 40.2% 144th 55.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Female residents 52.6% 13th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.9% 65th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Housing units 13,832 56th 4,102,992 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.4% 18th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 11,473 54th 3,490,754 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.0% 140th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $87,500 98th $160,200 $186,200
People per household 2.7 64th 2.7 2.6
Building permits (last year) 23 81st 24,350 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Income per capita $18,368 93rd $25,383 $27,915
Income per household $34,416 103rd $49,736 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.9% 20th 16.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sumter County Rank Georgia US
Non-farm private establishments 656 52nd 214,635 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 9,543 49th 3,328,033 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,484 62nd 901,105 27,092,908
Retail sales $326,121 56th $117,516,907 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $10,016 71st $12,326 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $33,712 60th $16,976,235 $613,795,732

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