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Berrien County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 19,545 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Berrien County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Berrien County, GA (2019)
    • 15,71781.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,09510.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0205.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2621.4%Two or more races
    • 2241.2%Asian alone
    • 180.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 9,584  (49.0%)
Females: 9,961  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Berrien County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,673 ($30,044 in 1999)
This county:

$42,673
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $431 (lower quartile is $358, upper quartile is $576)
This county:

$431
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,250 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Berrien:

$101,250
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,561 - $174,562
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $949
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

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:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2019: 34 buildings, average cost: $215,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Berrien, GA residents
Average permit cost in Berrien, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,137 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $961 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Berrien, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Berrien, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Berrien, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.3%
Berrien County:

21.3%
Georgia:

13.3%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.5% for American Indian residents, 24.9% for other race residents, 53.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.1 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 38.8 years old, Asian residents: 29.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 16.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year in Berrien, GA
County total employment by year in Berrien, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Berrien, GA

Current college students: 604
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 595 (25.9% naturalized citizens)

Berrien County:

3.0%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1522010 or later
  • 2062000 to 2009
  • 1641990 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: 5,461
  • One, attached: 67
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 222
  • 5 to 9: 157
  • 50 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 2,877
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Berrien County with a mortgage: 2,124 (13 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,832

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Berrien County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 33% 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 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) earthquake occurred 265.2 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 279.3 miles away from Berrien County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.3 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Berrien County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Berrien

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,809 (80.2%)
  • Carpooled: 533 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 83 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 85 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 206 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (65%)
  • Burma (14%)
  • India (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Berrien County


  • American (28%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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 $44,881.

7.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.01% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($26,136 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($6,485 average AGI)
Berrien County:

1.30%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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  1.54% ($35,274 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  1.12% ($28,820)
from Cook County, GA  0.83% ($37,000)
from Lanier County, GA  0.59% ($28,719)


7.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.07% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,232 average AGI)
1.66% relocated to other states ($7,418 average AGI)
Berrien County:

1.66%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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  1.54% ($33,571 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.95% ($25,077)
to Cook County, GA  0.86% ($26,149)
to Lanier County, GA  0.64% ($25,457)

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 2019: 10.9

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 2018: 20.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (370)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (287)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (229)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (124)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (46)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (37)
  • Unspecified dementia (28)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)

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: 19,545
  • Male householders: 3,604 (1,003 living alone), Female householders: 3,946 (1,105 living alone)
  • 3,801 spouses (3,801 opposite-sex spouses), 429 unmarried partners, (429 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,555 children (4,894 natural, 81 adopted, 575 stepchildren), 832 grandchildren, 270 brothers or sisters, 233 parents, 85 foster children, 340 other relatives, 282 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 194

Size of family households: 2,259 2-persons, 1,186 3-persons, 857 4-persons, 505 5-persons, 230 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,105 1-person, 293 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

2,829 married couples with children.
1,032 single-parent households (242 men, 790 women).

93.7% of residents of Berrien speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English well, 56% 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:

6.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.6

Year house built in Berrien County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Berrien County, Georgia
  • 1032014 or later
  • 1692010 to 2013
  • 1,3422000 to 2009
  • 2,0831990 to 1999
  • 1,2811980 to 1989
  • 1,2621970 to 1979
  • 1,0461960 to 1969
  • 8031950 to 1959
  • 2821940 to 1949
  • 4341939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia
  • 141 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 3294 rooms
  • 9385 rooms
  • 1,3136 rooms
  • 1,0427 rooms
  • 7288 rooms
  • 4869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 3293 rooms
  • 5094 rooms
  • 6225 rooms
  • 5766 rooms
  • 2297 rooms
  • 2288 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Berrien County, Georgia
  • 14no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 6352 bedrooms
  • 2,8673 bedrooms
  • 1,1914 bedrooms
  • 1675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berrien County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3781 bedroom
  • 8082 bedrooms
  • 1,1273 bedrooms
  • 2784 bedrooms
  • 215+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 117no vehicle
  • 1,6371 vehicle
  • 1,9072 vehicles
  • 7833 vehicles
  • 3334 vehicles
  • 1375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Berrien County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 507no vehicle
  • 1,1901 vehicle
  • 6472 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles

89.3% of Berrien County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Berrien County:

89.3%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 14,494
  • Other state: 4,243
  • Northeast: 526
  • Midwest: 586
  • South: 2,848
  • West: 280
Year householders moved into unit in Berrien County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Berrien County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.7%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 93.8%Electricity
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 109
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

1.7%
Georgia:

17.3%

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

Berrien County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,636,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $446,000
    Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,473,000
    Police Protection: $1,382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,292,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,235,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Health - Other: $984,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $872,000
    Other - Health - Other: $85,000
    Other - Libraries: $75,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,850,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,606,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $492,000
    Local Fire Protection: $203,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,396,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,408,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,226,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $798,000
    Other License: $49,000
    Other: $48,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000

Berrien County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,636,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $446,000
    Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,473,000
    Police Protection: $1,382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,292,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,235,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Health - Other: $984,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $872,000
    Other - Health - Other: $85,000
    Other - Libraries: $75,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,850,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,606,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $492,000
    Local Fire Protection: $203,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,396,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,408,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,226,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $798,000
    Other License: $49,000
    Other: $48,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000

Berrien County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,636,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $446,000
    Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,473,000
    Police Protection: $1,382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,292,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,235,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Health - Other: $984,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $872,000
    Other - Health - Other: $85,000
    Other - Libraries: $75,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,850,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,606,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $492,000
    Local Fire Protection: $203,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,396,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,408,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,226,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $798,000
    Other License: $49,000
    Other: $48,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000

Berrien County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,636,000
    Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $446,000
    Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,473,000
    Police Protection: $1,382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,292,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,235,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Health - Other: $984,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $872,000
    Other - Health - Other: $85,000
    Other - Libraries: $75,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,850,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,606,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $492,000
    Local Fire Protection: $203,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,396,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,408,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,226,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $798,000
    Other License: $49,000
    Other: $48,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000

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
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