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Charlton County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 12,897 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 10,282 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,524
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,431
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,697
Renter-occupied apartments: 972 (it was 645 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

34%

Land area: 781 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Charlton County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (35.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (35.4%), Construction (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Charlton County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (28.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 7,255  (56.3%)
Females: 5,642  (43.7%)
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Charlton County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Charlton County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,009 ($27,869 in 1999)

This county:

$39009
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $511 (lower quartile is $321, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$511
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,221 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Charlton:

$71,221
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,810 - $144,754
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $849
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 1,727
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 62 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,009 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $600 (0.9%)

Charlton County household income distribution in 2009 Charlton County home values distribution Charlton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
Charlton County:

20.5%
Georgia:

19.0%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 59 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Charlton County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $583 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. George, Folkston, Homeland.

Charlton 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 Charlton County: Drakes Still (A), Henry Cummings Landing (B), Butlers Ferry Landing (C), Cummings Landing (D), Desser Landing (E), Fairchild Landing (F), Sealy Plantation (G), Spring Creek Landing (H), Spring Creek Volunteer Fire Department (I), Lela Courthouse (J), Rock Pond Courthouse (K), Spring Creek Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Charlton County include: Saint Johns Church (A), Salem Church (B), Corinth Church (C), Galilee Church (D), Hammock Springs Church (E), Hebrew Church (F), Jeffrey Chapel (G), New Corinth Church (H), Newberry Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ash Cemetery (1), Brunson Cemetery (2), Chason Cemetery (3), Miller Cemetery (4), Danley Cemetery (5), Dickenson Cemetery (6), Thursby Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Log Lake (A), Cypress Lake (B), Little Lake (C), Big Lake (D), Buttonwood Pond (E), Lewis Pond (F), Whittakers Lake (G), Turtle Shell Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Fishpond Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Charlton County include: Seminole State Park (1), Reynoldsville State Park (2), Fairchild State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Baldwin County, Alabama , Evangeline Parish, Louisiana , Escambia County, Alabama , St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana , Crockett County, Texas , Falls County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 250
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 89 (51% naturalized citizens)

Charlton County:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3
  • 1990 to 1994: 15
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 15
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 17

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.1%

Charlton County marital status for males Charlton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,896
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 32
  • 5 to 9: 46
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 1,729
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Charlton County with a mortgage: 682 (26 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 573

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Charlton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,75017
Black Protestant8982
Mainline Protestant5685
Catholic2701
None7,685-
Charlton 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
Charlton County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Charlton County:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Charlton County:

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Charlton County:

29.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Charlton County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,240
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $362.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,283
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,025
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.91
Corn for grain: 280 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 31 acres

Tornado activity:

Charlton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 9692865.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 21 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/22/2005, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlton County-area historical earthquake activity is below Georgia state average. It is 89% 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 215.2 miles away from Charlton County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 419.1 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 167.6 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 193.6 miles away from Charlton 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 310.6 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:

  • GeorgiaBugaboo Scrub Fire, Incident Period: May 9, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 9, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2693, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • GeorgiaSweat Farm Road Fire, Incident Period: April 16, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 17, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2685, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaTropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1560): September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Charlton County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (30%)
  • Other Northern America (17%)
  • India (11%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Other Caribbean (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Charlton County (%):

  • United States or American (36%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Charlton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,707 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 607 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 43 (1%)
  • Other means: 35 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

1,052 people in state prisons
74 people in nursing homes

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

  • 1,646 people in state prisons
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,755.

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($10,412 average AGI)
3.81% relocated from other states ($19,216 average AGI)
Charlton County:

3.81%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  1.22% ($28,167 average AGI)
from Camden County, GA  1.16% ($23,882)
from Nassau County, FL  0.68% ($35,000)
from Brantley County, GA  0.51% ($33,400)
from Ware County, GA  0.37% ($20,000)


7.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.50% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($9,826 average AGI)
4.24% relocated to other states ($14,461 average AGI)
Charlton County:

4.24%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, GA  1.41% ($21,143 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  0.98% ($21,966)
to Duval County, FL  0.74% ($18,364)
to Baker County, FL  0.64% ($22,842)
to Ware County, GA  0.34% ($20,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Charlton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Charlton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Charlton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Charlton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Charlton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,609 (1,182 aged, 427 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 238 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (116)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (111)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (95)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (70)
  • Congestive heart failure (62)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (47)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (40)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (37)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (29)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3439.900
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 233.690
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68573.57

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 945.320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 917.520

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.27

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,380
  • In family households: 9,123 (1,904 male householders, 962 female householders)
    2,061 spouses, 3,058 children (2,739 natural, 91 adopted, 228 stepchildren), 436 grandchildren, 120 brothers or sisters, 106 parents, 154 other relatives, 249 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,257 (534 male householders (456 living alone)), 527 female householders (450 living alone)), 196 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,791 (1,727 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,217 2-persons, 661 3-persons, 538 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 906 1-person, 132 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

1,640 married couples with children.
728 single-parent households (128 men, 600 women).

97.8% of residents of Charlton County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,070,000 ($5241 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,994,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,632,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,097,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $431,000
Federal grants: $13,506,000
Federal procurement contracts: $966,000 ($32,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,437,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $97,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $963,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,631,000

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

Births: 665
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 480
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +329
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Charlton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.71 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 49
  • 2000 to 2004: 489
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,223
  • 1980 to 1989: 848
  • 1970 to 1979: 380
  • 1960 to 1969: 448
  • 1950 to 1959: 410
  • 1940 to 1949: 193
  • 1939 or earlier: 394
Rooms in houses/apartments in Charlton County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 175
  • 4 rooms: 314
  • 5 rooms: 721
  • 6 rooms: 803
  • 7 rooms: 358
  • 8 rooms: 166
  • 9+ rooms: 130
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 206
  • 5 rooms: 189
  • 6 rooms: 93
  • 7 rooms: 19
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9+ rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Charlton County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 96
  • 2 bedrooms: 550
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,647
  • 4 bedrooms: 310
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 101
  • 2 bedrooms: 298
  • 3 bedrooms: 181
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlton County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 230
  • 1 vehicle: 818
  • 2 vehicles: 1,127
  • 3 vehicles: 357
  • 4 vehicles: 157
  • 5+ vehicles: 8
  • no vehicle: 153
  • 1 vehicle: 272
  • 2 vehicles: 148
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

62% of Charlton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Georgia.

Charlton County:

62.2%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 6140
  • Northeast: 390
  • Midwest: 253
  • South: 3244
  • West: 121

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (64.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.6%)
  • Utility gas (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Electricity (58.4%)
  • Utility gas (19.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

5.1%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

12.1%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Charlton County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $833,000
    Police Protection: $765,000
    Corrections - Other: $564,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $544,000
    Financial Administration: $368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $339,000
    Central Staff Services: $303,000
    Health Services - Other: $224,000
    Parks & Recreation: $168,000
    Fire Protection: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000
    Welfare - Other: $52,000
    General Public Buildings: $29,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Hospitals: $906,000
    General: $325,000
    Corrections: $268,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000
    Libraries: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $47,000
    Welfare: $14,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $290,000
    Police Protection: $149,000
    Central Staff: $105,000
    Own Hospitals: $84,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Fire Protection: $54,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
    Judicial: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,702,000

Charlton County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    All Other: $156,000
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $84,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $291,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $231,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $222,000
    Health & Hospitals: $177,000
    Housing & Community Development: $43,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,336,000
    Total General Sales: $1,126,000
    Other Selective Sales: $236,000
    NEC: $52,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000
    Public Utilities: $7,000

Charlton County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $277,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $277,000

Charlton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,012,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 351
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 303
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 205
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 155
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 139
Charlton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Charlton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Charlton County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5568.4 years
Mary4879.0 years
John4073.8 years
William3271.9 years
Willie3072.2 years
George2674.2 years
Robert2369.4 years
Charles2269.9 years
Joseph1773.2 years
Annie1676.2 years
Most common last names in Charlton County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crews9073.9 years
Williams3174.0 years
Smith2868.4 years
Jones2573.2 years
Lloyd2570.3 years
Thomas2476.9 years
Brown2374.1 years
Davis2270.6 years
Taylor2171.9 years
Johnson2176.2 years
Businesses in Charlton County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1