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Barrow County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 73,240 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 46,144 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,242
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,253
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,353
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,476 (it was 4,001 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 162 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 452 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barrow County: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.0%), Construction (16.2%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Barrow County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.7%)
  • Asian alone (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 36,117  (49.3%)
Females: 37,123  (50.7%)

Barrow County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Barrow County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,051 ($45,019 in 1999)

This county:

$56051
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $509, upper quartile is $905)
This county:

$669
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,400 (it was $98,700 in 2000)
Barrow:

$112,400
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,600 - $158,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,105
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 150

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 239
  • Burglaries: 330
  • Thefts: 630
  • Auto thefts: 83
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 855 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2001: 948 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2002: 1227 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2003: 1330 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2004: 1358 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2005: 1416 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2006: 1115 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2007: 860 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2008: 283 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2009: 79 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2012: 105 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2013: 239 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2014: 380 buildings, average cost: $125,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,177 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $813 (0.8%)

Barrow County household income distribution in 2009 Barrow County home values distribution Barrow County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.7% for American Indian residents, 19.7% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
Barrow County:

14.8%
Georgia:

19.0%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 17 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barrow County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winder, Auburn, Statham, Russell, Bethlehem, Carl.

Barrow 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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Neighboring counties: Atoka County, Oklahoma , Bolivar County, Mississippi , Cherokee County, Alabama , Choctaw County, Mississippi , Oktibbeha County, Mississippi , St. Clair County, Alabama .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,143
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,680 (40% naturalized citizens)

Barrow County:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 362
  • 1990 to 1994: 329
  • 1985 to 1989: 329
  • 1980 to 1984: 289
  • 1975 to 1979: 127
  • 1970 to 1974: 56
  • 1970 to 1974: 58
  • 1965 to 1969: 130

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.3%

Barrow County marital status for males Barrow County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,711
  • One, attached: 89
  • Two: 786
  • 3 or 4: 316
  • 5 to 9: 360
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 or more: 117
  • Mobile homes: 2,853
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Barrow County with a mortgage: 7,391 (782 second mortgage, 760 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,047

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barrow County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,81749
Mainline Protestant4,90917
Catholic3,8251
Other8013
Black Protestant6854
Orthodox1081
None43,222-
Barrow 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 grocery stores: 12
Barrow County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Barrow County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barrow County:

9.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Barrow County:

28.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Barrow County:

Average size of farms: 80 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,091
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $113.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,685
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,557
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.33%
Vegetables: 55 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Barrow 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 71.3 miles away from Barrow 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 114.4 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 125.5 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 207.4 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 291.5 miles away from Barrow County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.8 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:

  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1311): January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 5, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1071): October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Barrow County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Laos (18%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Thailand (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barrow County (%):

  • United States or American (30%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Barrow County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,585 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 4,165 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 72 (0%)
  • Other means: 140 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 540 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Barrow County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 163 people in nursing homes
  • 148 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 108 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in halfway houses

People in group quarters in Barrow County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,207.

8.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.02% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,808 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($7,590 average AGI)
Barrow County:

1.57%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gwinnett County, GA  2.67% ($33,570 average AGI)
from Walton County, GA  0.65% ($31,529)
from Clarke County, GA  0.65% ($28,656)
from Jackson County, GA  0.62% ($26,585)
from Hall County, GA  0.46% ($30,100)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.23% ($28,278)
from Fulton County, GA  0.21% ($49,673)


8.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.46% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($23,166 average AGI)
2.19% relocated to other states ($8,148 average AGI)
Barrow County:

2.19%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gwinnett County, GA  2.46% ($33,461 average AGI)
to Walton County, GA  0.59% ($26,221)
to Clarke County, GA  0.52% ($26,136)
to Jackson County, GA  0.52% ($33,008)
to Hall County, GA  0.41% ($28,724)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.24% ($29,614)
to Fulton County, GA  0.21% ($31,280)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.9

Births per 1000 population in Barrow County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Barrow County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Barrow County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,886 (5,336 aged, 1,550 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,615 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (499)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (435)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (394)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (296)
  • Unspecified dementia (268)
  • Congestive heart failure (248)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (183)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (176)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (145)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (121)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.77
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2401.720
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99.26
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32962.88

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1656.270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 635.490
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.34

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51.71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.67
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 66.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 74.2
  • Other - 53.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 69,078
  • In family households: 61,715 (12,610 male householders, 5,604 female householders)
    13,658 spouses, 22,386 children (20,324 natural, 515 adopted, 1,547 stepchildren), 1,975 grandchildren, 805 brothers or sisters, 796 parents, 1,310 other relatives, 1,925 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,363 (2,793 male householders (2,034 living alone)), 2,964 female householders (2,471 living alone)), 1,606 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 289 (150 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,363 2-persons, 4,448 3-persons, 3,922 4-persons, 2,049 5-persons, 842 6-persons, 590 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,505 1-person, 1,030 2-persons, 140 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

9,272 married couples with children.
2,484 single-parent households (603 men, 1,881 women).

94.2% of residents of Barrow County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $187,365,000 ($3321 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,570,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $94,141,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,379,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $675,000
Federal grants: $35,396,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,207,000 ($214,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,567,000 ($5,686,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $828,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $136,726,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,138,000

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

Births: 4,658
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,044
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +312
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11,010
Here:

+184 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Barrow County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.23 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 258
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,698
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,205
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,764
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,095
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,495
  • 1950 to 1959: 642
  • 1940 to 1949: 671
  • 1939 or earlier: 615
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barrow County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 360
  • 4 rooms: 913
  • 5 rooms: 3,538
  • 6 rooms: 3,235
  • 7 rooms: 2,166
  • 8 rooms: 1,089
  • 9+ rooms: 1,009
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 215
  • 3 rooms: 509
  • 4 rooms: 1,283
  • 5 rooms: 1,019
  • 6 rooms: 496
  • 7 rooms: 214
  • 8 rooms: 123
  • 9+ rooms: 107
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barrow County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 158
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,839
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,108
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,817
  • 5+ bedrooms: 424
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 567
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,967
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,140
  • 4 bedrooms: 238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Barrow County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 483
  • 1 vehicle: 2,378
  • 2 vehicles: 5,564
  • 3 vehicles: 2,694
  • 4 vehicles: 957
  • 5+ vehicles: 277
  • no vehicle: 542
  • 1 vehicle: 1,652
  • 2 vehicles: 1,369
  • 3 vehicles: 343
  • 4 vehicles: 74
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

48% of Barrow County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Georgia.

Barrow County:

48.0%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 30717
  • Northeast: 1889
  • Midwest: 3092
  • South: 7350
  • West: 1162

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $113,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barrow County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (64.7%)
  • Utility gas (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.0%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (41.1%)
  • Utility gas (37.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 326
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 176
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 158
Here:

15.5%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Barrow County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,058,000
    Parks and Recreation: $896,000
    Police Protection: $269,000
    Health - Other: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,727,000
    Health - Other: $4,185,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,594,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,077,000
    Financial Administration: $1,595,000
    Regular Highways: $1,150,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,040,000
    General Public Buildings: $954,000
    Air Transportation: $922,000
    Parks and Recreation: $850,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $360,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $346,000
    Hospitals: $275,000
    General - Other: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    Libraries: $62,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,439,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $339,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $327,000
    Health - Other: $261,000
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000
    Central Staff Services: $140,000
    General Public Building: $125,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000
    Regular Highways: $33,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,733,000

Barrow County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,496,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000
    Air Transportation: $466,000
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,120,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,129,000
    Special Assessments: $462,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $370,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $814,000
    Highways: $475,000
    All Other: $372,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,777,000
    Property: $13,826,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,151,000
    Other License: $762,000
    Public Utility License: $425,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $245,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $217,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $183,000

Barrow County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,295,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000

Barrow County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,069,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,204
  • Number of aged recipients: 144
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,060
  • Number of recipients under 18: 215
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 688
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 301
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 460
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 536
Barrow County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Barrow County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED497$122,517229$138,6381,311$145,64938$57,0531$1,774,000271$117,27757$57,702
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$109,6887$122,143113$140,4788$60,3750$010$112,9001$6,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED81$116,53142$143,119651$149,09264$41,0470$037$112,91938$82,947
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$126,47229$143,207377$157,54916$73,1250$017$87,8826$70,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$135,0566$145,66780$174,8636$100,0000$00$01$65,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$184,52045$169,8441$83,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$223,28624$186,8333$177,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$279,00014$154,3571$147,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$295,2501$228,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$417,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Barrow County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28270.0 years
Mary20177.3 years
William19670.9 years
John19371.6 years
Robert15371.0 years
Willie12075.2 years
Charles9967.6 years
Annie9380.8 years
Henry6778.6 years
Ruth6584.0 years
Most common last names in Barrow County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17074.3 years
Mcdaniel8875.8 years
Brown7670.1 years
Sims7576.1 years
Johnson7373.0 years
Jones7299.5 years
Wall6478.4 years
Harris6273.6 years
Jackson6276.6 years
Williams6074.8 years
Businesses in Barrow County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Ace Hardware1PetSmart1
Advance Auto Parts2Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Popeyes1
AutoZone1Publix Super Markets2
Best Western1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Ruby Tuesday1
CVS2Rue211
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken2Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
DHL1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway7
FedEx6T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Target1
GameStop1The Room Place1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul7
Home Depot1UPS5
Jimmy John's1Waffle House3
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
McDonald's3YMCA2
Nike2