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Banks County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 18,719 (6% urban, 94% rural); it was 14,422 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,189
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,950
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,347
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,561 (it was 1,017 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

34%

Land area: 234 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banks County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Banks County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 9,456  (50.5%)
Females: 9,263  (49.5%)
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Banks County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Banks County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,733 ($38,523 in 1999)

This county:

$42,733
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $674)
This county:

$538
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,214 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Banks:

$132,214
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,706 - $220,733
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,171
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 115 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $75,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,259 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $948 (1.0%)

Banks County household income distribution in 2013 Banks County home values distribution in 2013 Banks County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
Banks County:

13.9%
Georgia:

16.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 55.3 years old, Asian residents: 47.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 46.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Banks County is $427 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: Davis Academy, Maysville, Homer, Alto, Gillsville.

Banks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Reservoir: Lake Forrest (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Rocky River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Guadalupe County, New Mexico , Chester County, South Carolina , Cherokee County , Cobb County , Jefferson County, Oklahoma , White County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 328
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 928 (50.0% naturalized citizens)

Banks County:

5.0%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 1462010 or later
  • 2852000 to 2009
  • 2801990 to 1999
  • 651980 to 1989
  • 331970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 24.8%

Banks County marital status for males Banks County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,999
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 2,446

Housing units in Banks County with a mortgage: 2,526 (44 second mortgage, 158 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,440

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Banks County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,88324
Mainline Protestant7265
Other41
None7,782-
Banks County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:


Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Banks County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Banks County:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Banks County:

29.1%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Banks County:

Average size of farms: 94 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $168,526
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $113.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,501
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $65,010
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.73
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.84%
Corn for grain: 400 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 286 harvested acres
Vegetables: 46 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Earthquake activity:

Banks County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from Banks County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from Banks County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 18, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4215: April 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4215, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 11, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-507: June 11, 1976, FEMA Id: 507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Banks County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • India (15%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Banks County


  • American (34%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Banks County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,925 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 395 (8.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 78 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 130 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 282 (5.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,021.

8.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.26%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.32% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,103 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($3,744 average AGI)
Banks County:

0.94%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Habersham County, GA  1.61% ($24,753 average AGI)
from Jackson County, GA  1.59% ($27,477)
from Hall County, GA  1.16% ($38,781)
from Madison County, GA  0.43% ($24,042)
from Franklin County, GA  0.38% ($33,667)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.29% ($30,188)
from White County, GA  0.27% ($20,667)


9.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.34% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($24,188 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($3,517 average AGI)
Banks County:

1.25%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, GA  2.10% ($30,280 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  2.00% ($28,018)
to Hall County, GA  1.18% ($28,712)
to Clarke County, GA  0.34% ($29,316)
to Madison County, GA  0.34% ($17,579)
to Franklin County, GA  0.30% ($26,706)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.30% ($31,471)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Banks County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Banks County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Banks County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Banks County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Banks County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Banks County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Banks County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Banks County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Banks County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,488 (1,907 aged, 581 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 674 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Banks County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (149)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (142)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (142)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (89)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (81)
  • Congestive heart failure (69)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (63)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (39)
  • Unspecified dementia (37)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,725
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 816

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,719
  • In family households: 16,829 (2,385 male householders, 2,574 female householders)
    3,915 spouses, 5,447 children (4,837 natural, 274 adopted, 343 stepchildren), 756 grandchildren, 288 brothers or sisters, 465 parents, 497 other relatives, 530 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,889 (758 male householders (675 living alone)), 893 female householders (824 living alone)), 234 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 2,296 2-persons, 1,083 3-persons, 930 4-persons, 391 5-persons, 159 6-persons, 97 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,500 1-person, 123 2-persons, 27 3-persons.

2,553 married couples with children.
1,137 single-parent households (488 men, 649 women).

93.5% of residents of Banks speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 53% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,837,000 ($3,369 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,231,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,658,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,478,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $188,000
Federal grants: $15,302,000
Federal procurement contracts: $248,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $963,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,087,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,637,000
Federal Government insurance: $247,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,077
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 689
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +118
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,153
Here:

+72 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Banks County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.53 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Banks County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 312014 or later
  • 1682010 to 2013
  • 1,7602000 to 2009
  • 2,0571990 to 1999
  • 1,1491980 to 1989
  • 9701970 to 1979
  • 5341960 to 1969
  • 4091950 to 1959
  • 1861940 to 1949
  • 3131939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Banks County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Banks County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 411 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 3944 rooms
  • 1,3805 rooms
  • 1,0506 rooms
  • 7357 rooms
  • 4488 rooms
  • 7399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Banks County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 941 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 4564 rooms
  • 3425 rooms
  • 3156 rooms
  • 1317 rooms
  • 1588 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Banks County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Banks County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 57no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 6752 bedrooms
  • 2,9923 bedrooms
  • 8014 bedrooms
  • 2785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Banks County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 94no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 6012 bedrooms
  • 7723 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Banks County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Banks County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 158no vehicle
  • 9591 vehicle
  • 1,8762 vehicles
  • 1,1053 vehicles
  • 4454 vehicles
  • 4165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Banks County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Banks County population
  • 134no vehicle
  • 6841 vehicle
  • 6662 vehicles
  • 1863 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.7% of Banks County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Georgia.

Banks County:

91.7%
State average:

83.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,558
  • Other state: 4,097
  • Northeast: 755
  • Midwest: 703
  • South: 2,295
  • West: 348
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Banks County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.3%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 94
Here:

4.6%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Banks County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $485,000
    Sewerage: $323,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,463,000
    Police Protection: $1,004,000
    Regular Highways: $992,000
    Water Utilities: $825,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $559,000
    Sewerage: $550,000
    Fire Protection: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $262,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Health Services - Other: $241,000
    Parks & Recreation: $225,000
    General Public Buildings: $212,000
    Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Corrections - Other: $100,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $405,000
    Health: $121,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $914,000
    Regular Highways: $292,000
    Fire Protection: $62,000
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,051,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000

Banks County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $455,000
    Sewerage: $288,000
    All Other: $276,000
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $570,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $433,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $122,000
    Highways: $30,000
    All Other: $20,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,570,000
    Property: $2,924,000
    Other Selective Sales: $607,000
    NEC: $163,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000
    Public Utilities: $5,000

Banks County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $992,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $419,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,511,000
    Water Utilities: $110,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,899,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,035,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $67,000
    Other, NEC: $31,000

Banks County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,315,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $535,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 409
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 351
  • Number of recipients under 18: 47
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 242
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 120
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 201
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 182
Banks County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Banks County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Banks County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12268.6 years
William10170.5 years
John8272.5 years
Mary7477.1 years
Robert6070.9 years
George4875.1 years
Roy3374.0 years
Charles3064.9 years
Ruby2879.4 years
Paul2869.1 years
Most common last names in Banks County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5273.5 years
Brown4869.3 years
Hill4875.5 years
Martin4171.8 years
Wade4175.5 years
Chambers3674.4 years
Jones3562.6 years
Morris3377.6 years
Simmons3076.4 years
Cochran2872.7 years

Businesses in Banks County, GA

  • U-Haul: 1

Banks County on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"