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Candler County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 11,191 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 9,577 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,554
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,127
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,470
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,360 (it was 905 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 247 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Candler County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (27.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Candler County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (24.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 5,515  (49.3%)
Females: 5,676  (50.7%)
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Candler County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Candler County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,028 ($25,022 in 1999)

This county:

$35,028
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $409 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $539)
This county:

$409
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,394 (it was $47,600 in 2000)
Candler:

$98,394
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,914 - $198,826
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,095
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Institutionalized population: 287

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 54
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $61,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
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: $1,201 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $939 (1.0%)

Candler County household income distribution in 2013 Candler County home values distribution in 2013 Candler County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.7%
Candler County:

26.7%
Georgia:

16.0%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 44.6% for other race residents, 70.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.9 years old
(Males: 36.1 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 35.7 years old, American Indian residents: 21.1 years old, Asian residents: 26.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Candler County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $558 a month.

Cities in this county include: Metter, Aline, Pulaski.

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

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Neighboring counties: Pima County, Arizona , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Morehouse Parish, Louisiana , Hood County, Texas , Tattnall County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 240
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 564 (19.9% naturalized citizens)

Candler County:

5.0%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 682010 or later
  • 2562000 to 2009
  • 1141990 to 1999
  • 1181980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.5%

Candler County marital status for males Candler County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,713
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 80
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 17
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 1,730

Housing units in Candler County with a mortgage: 1,242 (39 second mortgage, 124 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,286

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Candler County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,59815
Mainline Protestant4514
Black Protestant3762
Catholic3191
Other-1
None6,254-
Candler 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: 2
Candler County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Candler County:

10.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Candler County:

12.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Candler County:

30.4%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Candler County:

Average size of farms: 231 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,424
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $397.77
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,062
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,952
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.64
Corn for grain: 1082 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 884 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11309 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1007 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 627 acres

Earthquake activity:

Candler County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 104.3 miles away from Candler County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the 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 121.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 123.9 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from Candler County center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4284: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4284, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia 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 and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 15, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1271: April 20, 1999, FEMA Id: 1271, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Candler County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (74%)
  • India (7%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Candler County


  • American (17%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Candler County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,783 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 337 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 74 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (3.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 360 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
250 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,982.

9.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.45% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($19,276 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($4,091 average AGI)
Candler County:

1.66%
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 Bulloch County, GA  3.02% ($21,696 average AGI)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.77% ($22,731)
from Chatham County, GA  0.41% ($21,286)
from Tattnall County, GA  0.41% ($24,214)
from Toombs County, GA  0.38% ($24,692)


8.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.02% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,854 average AGI)
1.90% relocated to other states ($4,505 average AGI)
Candler County:

1.90%
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 Bulloch County, GA  2.85% ($25,625 average AGI)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.68% ($18,609)
to Tattnall County, GA  0.53% ($20,556)
to Chatham County, GA  0.50% ($17,941)
to Evans County, GA  0.36% ($27,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.9

Births per 1000 population in Candler County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Candler County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Candler County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Candler County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Candler County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Candler County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Candler County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Candler County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Candler County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,742 (1,324 aged, 418 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 417 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (147)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (127)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (106)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (103)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (90)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (90)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (90)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (64)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (63)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,050
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 412
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,895

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,831
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 920
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 107

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,191
  • In family households: 9,377 (1,524 male householders, 1,451 female householders)
    1,892 spouses, 3,148 children (2,882 natural, 89 adopted, 179 stepchildren), 475 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 200 parents, 239 other relatives, 360 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,539 (533 male householders (425 living alone)), 594 female householders (481 living alone)), 412 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 271

Size of family households: 1,370 2-persons, 631 3-persons, 454 4-persons, 237 5-persons, 200 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 907 1-person, 191 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

1,165 married couples with children.
1,131 single-parent households (333 men, 798 women).

91.1% of residents of Candler speak English at home.
7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $61,938,000 ($6,077 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,385,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,163,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,226,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,639,000
Federal grants: $18,387,000
Federal procurement contracts: $296,000 ($1,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,227,000 ($22,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $175,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $402,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,138,000

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

Births: 917
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 632
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +246
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +231
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Candler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Year house built in Candler County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 9512000 to 2009
  • 1,1111990 to 1999
  • 6961980 to 1989
  • 7931970 to 1979
  • 4891960 to 1969
  • 1291950 to 1959
  • 1331940 to 1949
  • 3521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Candler County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Candler County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 1654 rooms
  • 6815 rooms
  • 5836 rooms
  • 4347 rooms
  • 2398 rooms
  • 2689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Candler County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 571 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 2103 rooms
  • 5354 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 1856 rooms
  • 1047 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Candler County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Candler County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 3372 bedrooms
  • 1,4443 bedrooms
  • 5164 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Candler County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 57no bedroom
  • 781 bedroom
  • 6862 bedrooms
  • 7113 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Candler County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Candler County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 92no vehicle
  • 5741 vehicle
  • 1,2032 vehicles
  • 4433 vehicles
  • 1534 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Candler County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Candler County population
  • 191no vehicle
  • 8771 vehicle
  • 3982 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

85.8% of Candler 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, 77% lived in Georgia.

Candler County:

85.8%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 8,413
  • Other state: 2,104
  • Northeast: 272
  • Midwest: 245
  • South: 1,488
  • West: 109
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Candler County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 91.4%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.8%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

1.5%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Candler County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $314,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $168,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $640,000
    General - Other: $633,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $533,000
    Police Protection: $453,000
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000
    Corrections - Other: $433,000
    Financial Administration: $369,000
    Central Staff Services: $306,000
    Health Services - Other: $266,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000
    Welfare - Other: $65,000
    Fire Protection: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Libraries: $31,000
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $274,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $528,000
    Health: $101,000
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000
    Fire Protection: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $28,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Welfare: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $390,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Regular Highways: $60,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,924,000

Candler County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $687,000
    All Other: $568,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $783,000
    Interest Earnings: $92,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $265,000
    Health & Hospitals: $151,000
    Housing & Community Development: $100,000
    All Other: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,615,000
    Total General Sales: $1,988,000
    Other Selective Sales: $175,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $76,000
    NEC: $26,000
    Public Utilities: $1,000

Candler County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,030,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,804,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,226,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $636,000

Candler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,247,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,053,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $217,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 498
  • Number of aged recipients: 59
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 439
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 279
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 154
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 203
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 180
Candler County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Candler County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Candler County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9272.0 years
John8674.2 years
Mary6276.9 years
William6274.5 years
Willie5972.8 years
George5075.5 years
Robert4372.1 years
Henry3974.0 years
Annie3379.0 years
Joseph2466.4 years
Most common last names in Candler County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lanier6678.1 years
Collins6576.5 years
Williams5678.6 years
Brown5674.3 years
Smith5074.0 years
Jones4874.6 years
Byrd3968.9 years
Johnson3672.9 years
Holloway3075.3 years
Ellis2976.7 years
Businesses in Candler County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1