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Berrien County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 19,382 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 16,235 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,981
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,298
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,733
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,164 (it was 1,528 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 452 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Berrien County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (42.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.5%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Berrien County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 9,576  (49.4%)
Females: 9,806  (50.6%)
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Berrien County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Berrien County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,506 ($30,044 in 1999)

This county:

$37,506
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $316, upper quartile is $520)
This county:

$403
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,076 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Berrien:

$90,076
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,799 - $153,679
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $909
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $320

Institutionalized population: 176

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $156,000
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: $1,097 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $802 (1.1%)

Berrien County household income distribution in 2013 Berrien County home values distribution in 2013 Berrien County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.0%
Berrien County:

23.0%
Georgia:

16.0%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.4% for American Indian residents, 18.1% for other race residents, 44.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.5 years old
(Males: 38.0 years old, Females: 41.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 33.4 years old, American Indian residents: 47.2 years old, Asian residents: 19.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Berrien County is $376 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nashville, Enigma, Ray City, Alapaha.

Berrien County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Berrien County: Coffee Bay Rest Shelter (A), Eightmile Post (B), Twelvemile Post (C), Taylors Landing (D), Okefenokee Fairgrounds (E), Barbers Landing (F), Bugaboo Landing (G), Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind (H), The Lakes Golf Couse at Laura S Walker (I), Fifteenmile Post (J), Kitchens Landing (K), Moody Dairy Farm (L), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 5 Boggy Bay (M), Waycross Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (N), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 3 Southeast (O), Satilla Regional Rehabilitation Institute (P), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 10 Bickley (Q), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 7 Millwood (R), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 1 Industrial Park (S), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 4 Emerson Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Berrien County include: Kettle Creek Church (A), Booth Church (B), Camp Branch Church (C), Ezekiel Church (D), Friendship Church (E), Winona Park United Methodist Church (F), Ware Baptist Church (G), University Boulevard Church of God (H), Gospel Tabernacle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bagley Cemetery (1), Bennett Cemetery (2), Carter Cemetery (3), Moore Cemetery (4), Chauncey Cemetery (5), Crestwood Memorial Gardens (6), Walden Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Boone Lake (A), Mud Lake (B), Blackjack Lake (C), Christmas Lake (D), Little Cooter Lake (E), Lower Lake (F), District Pond (G), Buzzards Roost Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black River (A), Water Oak Creek (B), Tuten Creek (C), Tom Thumb Creek (D), Suwannee Creek (E), Sugar Branch (F), Stewart Branch (G), Stalsby Creek (H), Hog Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Berrien County include: Waycross State Forest (1), Heritage Center (2), Laura S Walker State Park (3), Winona Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Duval County, Florida , Jones County, Mississippi , Lamar County, Mississippi , Concho County, Texas , Coryell County, Texas , Wilkinson County, Mississippi , Thomas County , Newton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 604
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 621 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Berrien County:

3.2%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 1362010 or later
  • 2212000 to 2009
  • 1831990 to 1999
  • 691980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.3%

Berrien County marital status for males Berrien County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,137
  • One, attached: 93
  • Two: 155
  • 3 or 4: 132
  • 5 to 9: 89
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 to 49: 33
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 3,095

Housing units in Berrien County with a mortgage: 2,455 (17 second mortgage, 76 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,690

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Berrien County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,44022
Mainline Protestant8276
Black Protestant4994
Catholic2852
Other--
None12,235-
Berrien 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: 6
Berrien County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Berrien County:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Berrien County:

12.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Berrien County:

31.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.6%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Berrien County:

Average size of farms: 262 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $55,518
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $443.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,534
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,846
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.41
Corn for grain: 3739 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1420 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 23381 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 692 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,638 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,025 acres

Tornado activity:

Berrien County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 4121562.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 24 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/8/1974, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berrien County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 187.5 miles away from Berrien County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 401.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from the 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 265.2 miles away from Berrien 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 279.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical 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 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-897: March 15, 1991, FEMA Id: 897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 05, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-425: April 05, 1974, FEMA Id: 425, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Berrien County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (54%)
  • Philippines (21%)
  • Netherlands (5%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Berrien County


  • American (45%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Berrien County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,294 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 430 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 70 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 154 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 111 (2.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
125 people in nursing homes
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,848.

8.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.53% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($16,433 average AGI)
2.19% relocated from other states ($7,738 average AGI)
Berrien County:

2.19%
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 Lowndes County, GA  1.64% ($20,824 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  1.11% ($21,419)
from Cook County, GA  0.76% ($23,905)
from Lanier County, GA  0.52% ($19,483)
from Atkinson County, GA  0.32% ($36,333)
from Fulton County, GA  0.18% ($14,100)
from Turner County, GA  0.18% ($17,700)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.17% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($16,380 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($8,072 average AGI)
Berrien County:

2.54%
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 Lowndes County, GA  1.42% ($20,380 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  1.19% ($22,061)
to Cook County, GA  0.77% ($20,767)
to Lanier County, GA  0.52% ($19,793)
to Irwin County, GA  0.20% ($29,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.4

Births per 1000 population in Berrien County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Berrien County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Berrien County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Berrien County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Berrien County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Berrien County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Berrien County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Berrien County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Berrien County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,874 (2,183 aged, 691 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 424 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (270)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (211)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (208)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (124)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (122)
  • Congestive heart failure (91)
  • Unspecified dementia (79)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (61)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (58)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,426
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,025
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,743

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,574
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,329
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,382
  • In family households: 16,649 (2,462 male householders, 2,537 female householders)
    3,680 spouses, 6,185 children (5,595 natural, 204 adopted, 394 stepchildren), 648 grandchildren, 175 brothers or sisters, 240 parents, 479 other relatives, 238 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,562 (983 male householders (911 living alone)), 1,272 female householders (1,090 living alone)), 301 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 175

Size of family households: 2,538 2-persons, 930 3-persons, 814 4-persons, 398 5-persons, 302 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,001 1-person, 246 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

2,947 married couples with children.
1,084 single-parent households (155 men, 929 women).

94.1% of residents of Berrien speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $107,206,000 ($6,427 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,817,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,715,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,389,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,035,000
Federal grants: $23,333,000
Federal procurement contracts: $543,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,190,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $863,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,376,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,848,000

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

Births: 1,190
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 902
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +160
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Berrien County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.80 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Year house built in Berrien County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2002010 to 2013
  • 1,3902000 to 2009
  • 1,8931990 to 1999
  • 1,2251980 to 1989
  • 1,5651970 to 1979
  • 7611960 to 1969
  • 7991950 to 1959
  • 3861940 to 1949
  • 4511939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 161 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 2484 rooms
  • 7595 rooms
  • 1,1206 rooms
  • 1,1917 rooms
  • 6958 rooms
  • 9759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 471 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 3344 rooms
  • 6355 rooms
  • 3956 rooms
  • 2837 rooms
  • 1768 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 18no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 5872 bedrooms
  • 3,0373 bedrooms
  • 1,1604 bedrooms
  • 2015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 46no bedroom
  • 2601 bedroom
  • 7132 bedrooms
  • 9453 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 212no vehicle
  • 1,7851 vehicle
  • 1,8552 vehicles
  • 6863 vehicles
  • 3504 vehicles
  • 1465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Berrien County population
  • 487no vehicle
  • 8941 vehicle
  • 5512 vehicles
  • 1643 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

88.7% of Berrien County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Georgia.

Berrien County:

88.7%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 13,967
  • Other state: 4,630
  • Northeast: 579
  • Midwest: 598
  • South: 3,181
  • West: 293
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Berrien County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 64
Here:

2.8%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

2.6%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 119
Here:

16.6%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Berrien County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $797,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,034,000
    Health Services - Other: $772,000
    Central Staff Services: $704,000
    Police Protection: $586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $377,000
    Solid Waste Management: $372,000
    Financial Administration: $347,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Corrections - Other: $189,000
    Parks & Recreation: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    Fire Protection: $64,000
    Libraries: $55,000
    Welfare - Other: $37,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $652,000
    Health: $65,000
    Libraries: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $265,000
    Parks & Recreation: $246,000
    Police Protection: $107,000
    Fire Protection: $66,000
    Air Transportation: $27,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $24,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,450,000

Berrien County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $247,000
    Parks & Recreation: $93,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $394,000
    Interest Earnings: $116,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $179,000
    Health & Hospitals: $134,000
    Highways: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,443,000
    Total General Sales: $2,844,000
    Other Selective Sales: $286,000
    NEC: $77,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $44,000
    Public Utilities: $4,000

Berrien County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $521,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,100,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,424,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $197,000

Berrien County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,278,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 684
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 604
  • Number of recipients under 18: 92
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 425
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 167
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 287
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 293
Berrien County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Berrien County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Berrien County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16870.6 years
William12673.3 years
John11273.6 years
Mary10876.1 years
Robert5570.7 years
Willie5572.9 years
George5171.9 years
Henry4771.6 years
Ruby4178.1 years
Annie3776.5 years
Most common last names in Berrien County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7172.8 years
Gaskins6378.0 years
Griffin6275.8 years
Griner5778.9 years
Stone5167.9 years
Mathis5073.1 years
Moore4777.4 years
Luke4575.4 years
Davis4374.0 years
Williams4170.3 years
Businesses in Berrien County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS1