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Brooks County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 15,910 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 16,450 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,680
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,921
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,731
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,856 (it was 1,424 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 494 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Brooks County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brooks County, GA (2019)
    • 8,83055.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,76636.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9666.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1711.1%Two or more races
    • 700.4%Asian alone
    • 480.3%Some other race alone
    • 90.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 7,774  (48.9%)
Females: 8,136  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Brooks County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,424 ($26,911 in 1999)
This county:

$40,424
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $488 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $703)
This county:

$488
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,031 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Brooks:

$124,031
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,831 - $193,945
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,164
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 60
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 185
  • Auto thefts: 25

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 77
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 149
  • Auto thefts: 30
Brooks County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $344,100
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2018: 41 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2019: 30 buildings, average cost: $210,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brooks, GA residents
Average permit cost in Brooks, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,599 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,301 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Brooks, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brooks, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brooks, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.0%
Brooks County:

20.0%
Georgia:

13.3%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.6% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.5 years old, Black residents: 39.8 years old, American Indian residents: 7.9 years old, Asian residents: 28.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 30.7 years old)

Area name: Valdosta, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brooks County is $445 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.

Cities in this county include: Quitman, Dixie, Empress, Barney, Pavo, Morven.

Brooks 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 Brooks County: Pebble Hill Plantation (A), Box Hall Plantation (B), Melrose Plantation (C), Thomasville Commerce Park (D), Hollands Store (E), Galilee School (F), Merrillville Poultry Farms (G), Lake Riverside Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 (H), New Hope Volunteer Fire Department Station 14 (I), Thomas County Fire Department Station 16 Northside (J), Thomas County Fire Department Station 11 Coolidge (K), Reichertville Volunteer Fire Department Station 12 (L), Thomasville Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (M), Barnetts Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 6 (N), Metcalfe Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (O), Dillon Volunteer Fire Department Station 7 (P), Sunset Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brooks County include: Antioch Church (A), Grace Church (B), Bell Mission Church (C), Bellview Church (D), Forrest Acres Church (E), Patten Church (F), Centenary Church (G), Central Tabernacle (H), Dawes Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Aucilla Cemetery (2), Barnes Cemetery (3), Barnetts Creek Cemetery (4), Benton Cemetery (5), Beverly Cemetery (6), Big Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Original Pond (A), Mitchell Lake (B), Heards Lake (C), Halls Pond (D), Cambest Pond (E), Constance Lake (F), Inwood Lake (G), Madre Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wilson Branch (A), Whitlock Branch (B), Barnetts Creek (C), Watts Branch (D), Wards Creek (E), Titi Branch (F), Horse Creek (G), Slater Branch (H), Scale Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana , Harrison County, Mississippi , Decatur County , Glynn County , Grady County , Sutton County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 518
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 357 (23.6% naturalized citizens)

Brooks County:

2.2%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1862010 or later
  • 462000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 401980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 62Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.5%

Brooks County marital status for males Brooks County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,118
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 190
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • 50 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 2,192
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Brooks County with a mortgage: 2,244 (21 second mortgage, 68 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,658

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brooks County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,92928
Black Protestant1,4649
Mainline Protestant1,01513
Other41
None8,831-
Brooks 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: 3
Brooks County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Brooks County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brooks County:

13.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

31.7%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Brooks County:

Average size of farms: 455 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $124,011
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $525.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.28%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $104,513
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $83,898
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 25.52%
Corn for grain: 3967 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2259 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 45996 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1212 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,591 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,250 acres

Tornado activity:

Brooks County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 4108124.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/13/2000, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brooks County-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.3 miles away from Brooks County center
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 218.4 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 219.9 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 278.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from Brooks 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 278.6 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 Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, High Winds, Incident Period: October 01, 1994 to November 16, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1042: October 19, 1994, FEMA Id: 1042, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 - Brooks

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,115 (70.2%)
  • Carpooled: 316 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 62 (2.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 246 (8.2%)
  • Worked at home: 198 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (32%)
  • Vietnam (19%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Belize (12%)
  • England (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brooks County


  • American (20%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Eastern European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 257 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,205.

9.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.91% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,032 average AGI)
2.12% relocated from other states ($6,767 average AGI)
Brooks County:

2.12%
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  3.64% ($27,877 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.76% ($27,872)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.45% ($27,913)


8.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.34% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,234 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($7,218 average AGI)
Brooks County:

1.58%
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  4.03% ($28,850 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.80% ($26,317)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Brooks County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Brooks County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brooks County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brooks County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,804 (2,162 aged, 642 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 348 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Brooks County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (283)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (195)
  • Unspecified dementia (144)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (56)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (36)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (34)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (31)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (23)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,639
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 214
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,578

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,421
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,164

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

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

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,910
  • Male householders: 3,522 (1,113 living alone), Female householders: 2,972 (1,119 living alone)
  • 2,947 spouses (2,932 opposite-sex spouses), 280 unmarried partners, (268 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,463 children (3,675 natural, 296 adopted, 510 stepchildren), 431 grandchildren, 314 brothers or sisters, 253 parents, 43 foster children, 436 other relatives, 143 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 129

Size of family households: 1,861 2-persons, 973 3-persons, 602 4-persons, 361 5-persons, 136 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,226 1-person, 210 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

1,842 married couples with children.
1,066 single-parent households (250 men, 816 women).

96.1% of residents of Brooks speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English not well, 47% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $107,374,000 ($6,560 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,915,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,854,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,024,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,462,000
Federal grants: $37,691,000
Federal procurement contracts: $448,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,895,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,096,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,719,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,953,000

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

Births: 1,192
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,112
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -256
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brooks County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Brooks County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Brooks County, Georgia
  • 1422014 or later
  • 872010 to 2013
  • 1,2832000 to 2009
  • 1,7631990 to 1999
  • 1,1601980 to 1989
  • 1,1041970 to 1979
  • 8151960 to 1969
  • 5971950 to 1959
  • 4231940 to 1949
  • 4401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Georgia
  • 631 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 1493 rooms
  • 7464 rooms
  • 1,0165 rooms
  • 1,0536 rooms
  • 8917 rooms
  • 4018 rooms
  • 5349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
  • 201 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 2393 rooms
  • 2694 rooms
  • 4315 rooms
  • 2696 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Georgia
  • 65no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 6762 bedrooms
  • 2,9153 bedrooms
  • 8944 bedrooms
  • 2545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Georgia
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 5582 bedrooms
  • 7353 bedrooms
  • 1714 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 246no vehicle
  • 1,2771 vehicle
  • 1,8052 vehicles
  • 1,0283 vehicles
  • 3394 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 177no vehicle
  • 8761 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

88.6% of Brooks County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Georgia.

Brooks County:

88.6%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 10,988
  • Other state: 4,410
  • Northeast: 1,005
  • Midwest: 600
  • South: 2,581
  • West: 226
Year householders moved into unit in Brooks County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brooks County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.1%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 92.0%Electricity
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 144
Here:

8.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 87
Here:

10.4%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 155
Here:

31.0%
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

Brooks County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $858,000
    Solid Waste Management: $841,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,772,000
    Parks and Recreation: $610,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,704,000
    Regular Highways: $1,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,224,000
    General - Other: $1,165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,053,000
    Solid Waste Management: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $586,000
    Health - Other: $446,000
    Financial Administration: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Local Fire Protection: $292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $459,000
    Other: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $814,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $163,000
    Other - Libraries: $46,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $20,000
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Other - Hospitals: $10,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Sale of Property: $52,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
    Public Welfare: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,620,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,771,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $639,000
    Other License: $247,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $22,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Brooks County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $858,000
    Solid Waste Management: $841,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,772,000
    Parks and Recreation: $610,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,704,000
    Regular Highways: $1,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,224,000
    General - Other: $1,165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,053,000
    Solid Waste Management: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $586,000
    Health - Other: $446,000
    Financial Administration: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Local Fire Protection: $292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $459,000
    Other: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $814,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $163,000
    Other - Libraries: $46,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $20,000
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Other - Hospitals: $10,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Sale of Property: $52,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
    Public Welfare: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,620,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,771,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $639,000
    Other License: $247,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $22,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Brooks County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $858,000
    Solid Waste Management: $841,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,772,000
    Parks and Recreation: $610,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,704,000
    Regular Highways: $1,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,224,000
    General - Other: $1,165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,053,000
    Solid Waste Management: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $586,000
    Health - Other: $446,000
    Financial Administration: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Local Fire Protection: $292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $459,000
    Other: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $814,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $163,000
    Other - Libraries: $46,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $20,000
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Other - Hospitals: $10,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Sale of Property: $52,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
    Public Welfare: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,620,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,771,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $639,000
    Other License: $247,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $22,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Brooks County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $858,000
    Solid Waste Management: $841,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,772,000
    Parks and Recreation: $610,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,704,000
    Regular Highways: $1,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,224,000
    General - Other: $1,165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,053,000
    Solid Waste Management: $654,000
    Central Staff Services: $586,000
    Health - Other: $446,000
    Financial Administration: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Local Fire Protection: $292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $459,000
    Other: $416,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $814,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $163,000
    Other - Libraries: $46,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $20,000
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Other - Hospitals: $10,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Sale of Property: $52,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    Police Protection: $60,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
    Public Welfare: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,620,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,771,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $639,000
    Other License: $247,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $22,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 749
  • Number of aged recipients: 125
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 624
  • Number of recipients under 18: 82
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 412
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 255
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 355
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 320
Most common first names in Brooks County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14773.5 years
John14172.7 years
Mary12978.8 years
William10875.9 years
Willie10371.5 years
Robert6172.6 years
George5875.9 years
Annie5384.0 years
Thomas4874.9 years
Charles4772.0 years
Most common last names in Brooks County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10773.9 years
Jones8575.7 years
Johnson7175.9 years
Davis6371.2 years
Smith5475.6 years
Brown4975.7 years
Miller4270.5 years
Jackson4174.4 years
Wilson3774.4 years
Thompson3483.1 years
Businesses in Brooks County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1