Candler County, Georgia is a rural county located in the southeastern part of the state. With a population of just over 10,000, it is the least populous county in the state. The median household income in Candler County is $36,873, which is slightly lower than the national median of $57,652. The poverty rate in Candler County is slightly higher than the national average, at 20.9% compared to the national average of 13.1%.
Demographically, Candler County is largely white, with a population that is 80.8% white, 16.1% African American, 1.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Asian, and 0.6% Native American. The majority of the population is concentrated in the county seat of Metter, with the rest of the county being sparsely populated.
Education in Candler County is provided by the Candler County School District, which consists of four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district has a graduation rate of 79.3%, which is slightly lower than the national average of 84.6%.
Real estate in Candler County is relatively affordable. The median home value in the county is $90,400, which is significantly lower than the national median of $231,200. The median rent in the county is $743, which is also lower than the national median of $1,062. The majority of housing in the county is single-family homes, with a smaller number of apartments and mobile homes.
Overall, Candler County is a rural county with a largely white population and lower than average incomes and home values. The education system in the county is slightly below the national average, but still provides quality education for its students. Real estate in the county is relatively affordable, making it a great option for those looking for an affordable place to live.