Chattahoochee County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 13,037 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 14,882 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 471
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 819
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,782 (it was 2,113 in 2000)
% of renters here:

72%
State:

34%

Land area: 249 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chattahoochee County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (74.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 12%
  • Government: 87%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 1%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Chattahoochee County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 7,039  (83.5%)
Females: 4,228  (16.5%)
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Chattahoochee County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Chattahoochee County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,419 ($37,106 in 1999)

This county:

$47419
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,195 (lower quartile is $1,036, upper quartile is $1,457)
This county:

$1195
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,875 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Chattahoochee:

$90,875
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,696 - $153,406
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $848
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 0

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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,300

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $631 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $474 (0.9%)

Chattahoochee County household income distribution in 2009 Chattahoochee County home values distribution Chattahoochee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
Chattahoochee County:

12.4%
Georgia:

19.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 23 years old
(Males: 23 years old, Females: 24 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 24 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 22 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Columbus, GA-AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chattahoochee County is $479 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $729 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Benning, Fort Benning South, Cusseta.

Chattahoochee 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: Russell County, Alabama , Marion County , Muscogee County , Stewart County , Talbot County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 837
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 894 (43% naturalized citizens)

Chattahoochee County:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 257
  • 1990 to 1994: 218
  • 1985 to 1989: 162
  • 1980 to 1984: 124
  • 1975 to 1979: 56
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 44

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.2%

Chattahoochee County marital status for males Chattahoochee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Chattahoochee County with a mortgage: 210 (25 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 144

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chattahoochee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant5834
Evangelical Protestant3732
Mainline Protestant641
Other31
None10,244-
Chattahoochee 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
Chattahoochee County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Chattahoochee County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chattahoochee County:

8.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Chattahoochee County:

29.7%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Chattahoochee County:

Average size of farms: 272 acres
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $18,654
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 45 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.30

Tornado activity:

Chattahoochee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 6218730.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/2006, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chattahoochee County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from Chattahoochee 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 168.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 171.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 163.0 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 433.2 miles away from Chattahoochee County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 202.9 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:


The number of natural disasters in Chattahoochee County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Germany (19%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)

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

  • German (11%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • African (2%)

Chattahoochee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,406 (52%)
  • Carpooled: 1,243 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 52 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,130 (25%)
  • Other means: 200 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 462 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

4,874 people in military barracks, etc.
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations
3,266 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,278.

38.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

38.13%
Georgia average:

9.45%


2.51% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,512 average AGI)
Chattahoochee County:

2.51%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.76% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($6,224 average AGI)
27.87% relocated from other states ($24,119 average AGI)
Chattahoochee County:

27.87%
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 Muscogee County, GA  4.17% ($29,361 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  1.31% ($53,529)
from Russell County, AL  0.81% ($28,524)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.81% ($46,524)
from Jefferson County, NY  0.77% ($46,850)
from Pierce County, WA  0.77% ($30,200)
from El Paso County, TX  0.69% ($30,833)


32.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

32.42%
Georgia average:

9.32%


2.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,618 average AGI)
Chattahoochee County:

2.19%
Georgia average:

0.09%

7.63% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($7,004 average AGI)
22.60% relocated to other states ($28,086 average AGI)
Chattahoochee County:

22.60%
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 Muscogee County, GA  5.35% ($27,480 average AGI)
to Russell County, AL  1.26% ($23,367)
to Pierce County, WA  1.22% ($36,103)
to Cumberland County, NC  1.10% ($48,654)
to El Paso County, TX  1.10% ($38,500)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.93% ($46,818)
to Jefferson County, NY  0.84% ($44,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5

Births per 1000 population in Chattahoochee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 2.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 2.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 2.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Chattahoochee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Chattahoochee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 387 (292 aged, 95 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1893.860
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 211.190

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 6.81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.81

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,000

Size of family households: 621 2-persons, 476 3-persons, 522 4-persons, 302 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 512 1-person, 75 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

3,494 married couples with children.
562 single-parent households (122 men, 440 women).

85.8% of residents of Chattahoochee County speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $284,686,000 ($21078 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $255,094,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,379,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,147,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,000
Federal grants: $5,419,000
Federal procurement contracts: $265,362,000 ($252,763,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $377,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $78,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,193,000
Federal Government insurance: $134,000

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

Births: 1,276
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 191
Here:

13 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +184
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,426
Here -97 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Chattahoochee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.50 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 20
  • 2000 to 2004: 291
  • 1990 to 1999: 418
  • 1980 to 1989: 408
  • 1970 to 1979: 546
  • 1960 to 1969: 477
  • 1950 to 1959: 510
  • 1940 to 1949: 198
  • 1939 or earlier: 455
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chattahoochee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 66
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 238
  • 6 rooms: 211
  • 7 rooms: 140
  • 8 rooms: 69
  • 9+ rooms: 22
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 101
  • 4 rooms: 302
  • 5 rooms: 340
  • 6 rooms: 699
  • 7 rooms: 417
  • 8 rooms: 60
  • 9+ rooms: 149
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chattahoochee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 47
  • 2 bedrooms: 132
  • 3 bedrooms: 466
  • 4 bedrooms: 167
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 97
  • 2 bedrooms: 403
  • 3 bedrooms: 626
  • 4 bedrooms: 960
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
Cars and other vehicles available in Chattahoochee County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 210
  • 2 vehicles: 306
  • 3 vehicles: 185
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 9
  • no vehicle: 82
  • 1 vehicle: 603
  • 2 vehicles: 1,229
  • 3 vehicles: 166
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

17% of Chattahoochee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 11% lived in Georgia.

Chattahoochee County:

17.0%
State average:

50.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $62,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chattahoochee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42.0%)
  • Utility gas (7.7%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Utility gas (52.9%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

4.1%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 98
Here:

15.3%
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)

Chattahoochee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $711,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $407,000
    Police Protection: $327,000
    Central Staff Services: $218,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Water Utilities: $186,000
    Financial Administration: $176,000
    Sewerage: $124,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Health Services - Other: $104,000
    Fire Protection: $66,000
    Welfare - Other: $57,000
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $125,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $43,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $824,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000

Chattahoochee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $196,000
    Sewerage: $106,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $449,000
    Rents: $40,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $159,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $361,000
    Health & Hospitals: $79,000
    All Other: $61,000
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $441,000
    Property: $436,000
    Total General Sales: $315,000
    NEC: $29,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000

Chattahoochee County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $965,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $934,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $31,000

Chattahoochee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $751,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $363,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Chattahoochee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Chattahoochee County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Businesses in Chattahoochee County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Goodwill1
Burger King2H&R Block1
Church's Chicken1Little Caesars Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
FedEx2Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
GNC2UPS2

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