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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Valdosta GA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||56,481||9,992,167|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||54,764||9,687,663|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||3.1%||3.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||54,518||9,687,653|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.7%||7.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.8%||25.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||10.1%||10.7%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.1%||51.2% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||43.3%||59.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||51.1%||30.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.7%||3.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.9%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||4.0%||8.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||41.5%||55.9% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||73.3%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.4%||9.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||5.7%||13.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||82.7%||84.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||24.2%||28.0%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,767||690,208|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||15.7||27.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||22,709||4,088,801|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||39.5%||65.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||31.8%||20.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$128,100||$151,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||21,005||3,518,097|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.54||2.71|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$17,276||$25,182|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$29,371||$49,179|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||32.9%||18.2%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||5,062||901,105|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||13.5%||20.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.9%||5.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.2%||3.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.2%||30.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||1,918,846||144,280,774|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||565,801||141,962,359|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,220,776||117,516,907|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$25,115||$12,326|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||159,594||16,976,235|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||35.83||57,513.49|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,521.7||168.4|
|FIPS Code ||78800||13|
|Counties ||Lowndes County|
|(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: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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