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Barrow County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 77,126 (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: 476 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barrow County: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.6%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Barrow County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.8%)
  • Asian alone (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 37,956  (49.2%)
Females: 39,170  (50.8%)
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Barrow County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Barrow County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,256 ($45,019 in 1999)

This county:

$54,256
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $726 (lower quartile is $581, upper quartile is $934)
This county:

$726
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,300 (it was $98,700 in 2000)
Barrow:

$142,300
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,700 - $181,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,138
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

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 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: $1,314 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,070 (0.9%)

Barrow County household income distribution in 2013 Barrow County home values distribution in 2013 Barrow County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.3%
Barrow County:

14.3%
Georgia:

16.0%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.2% for American Indian residents, 6.6% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.5 years old
(Males: 34.2 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.8 years old, Black residents: 34.0 years old, American Indian residents: 41.2 years old, Asian residents: 25.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.5 years old, Other race residents: 27.0 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: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,711 (30.3% naturalized citizens)

Barrow County:

7.4%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 6272010 or later
  • 1,4632000 to 2009
  • 1,2851990 to 1999
  • 6181980 to 1989
  • 1831970 to 1979
  • 188Before 1970

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: 22,160
  • One, attached: 302
  • Two: 1,086
  • 3 or 4: 275
  • 5 to 9: 422
  • 10 to 19: 194
  • 50 or more: 124
  • Mobile homes: 3,035

Housing units in Barrow County with a mortgage: 11,917 (328 second mortgage, 888 home equity loan, 84 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,427

Here:

68.8% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barrow County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Barrow County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
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%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Romania (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barrow County


  • American (23%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Barrow County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,521 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,070 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 139 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 133 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,248 (6.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barrow County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 2,402
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,963

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,656
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 635
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
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: 77,126
  • In family households: 68,558 (9,322 male householders, 8,622 female householders)
    13,299 spouses, 29,509 children (26,928 natural, 309 adopted, 2,272 stepchildren), 1,560 grandchildren, 840 brothers or sisters, 1,318 parents, 2,019 other relatives, 2,069 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,343 (3,606 male householders (2,772 living alone)), 3,315 female householders (3,156 living alone)), 1,422 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 225

Size of family households: 7,122 2-persons, 4,601 3-persons, 3,696 4-persons, 1,739 5-persons, 699 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,928 1-person, 961 2-persons, 32 3-persons.

13,399 married couples with children.
5,061 single-parent households (2,191 men, 2,870 women).

87.7% of residents of Barrow speak English at home.
7.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $187,365,000 ($3,321 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:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Barrow County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 6712014 or later
  • 7832010 to 2013
  • 10,4092000 to 2009
  • 6,2081990 to 1999
  • 3,7741980 to 1989
  • 2,4221970 to 1979
  • 1,3521960 to 1969
  • 1,3951950 to 1959
  • 2791940 to 1949
  • 3051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barrow County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barrow County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 8044 rooms
  • 3,3455 rooms
  • 4,7456 rooms
  • 3,3187 rooms
  • 1,6708 rooms
  • 3,4089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barrow County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 01 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 5153 rooms
  • 1,3384 rooms
  • 1,6755 rooms
  • 1,1136 rooms
  • 1,2977 rooms
  • 8498 rooms
  • 7019+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barrow County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barrow County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 1,2832 bedrooms
  • 11,6653 bedrooms
  • 3,3354 bedrooms
  • 1,0305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barrow County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 6901 bedroom
  • 2,2972 bedrooms
  • 3,6283 bedrooms
  • 6674 bedrooms
  • 2395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Barrow County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Barrow County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 341no vehicle
  • 3,9471 vehicle
  • 7,2612 vehicles
  • 3,5883 vehicles
  • 1,6024 vehicles
  • 6055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Barrow County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Barrow County population
  • 385no vehicle
  • 3,1741 vehicle
  • 3,0012 vehicles
  • 8283 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles

87.6% of Barrow County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Georgia.

Barrow County:

87.6%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 45,678
  • Other state: 24,482
  • Northeast: 3,873
  • Midwest: 5,914
  • South: 11,865
  • West: 2,830
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barrow County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.8%Electricity
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.9%Electricity
  • 21.8%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,359
Here:

13.4%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 493
Here:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 316
Here:

9.2%
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

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
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Barrow County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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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