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Chattooga County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 25,435 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 25,470 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,469
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,265
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,220
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,814 (it was 2,357 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Land area: 313 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chattooga County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (35.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chattooga County, GA (2017)
    • 20,74281.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,62610.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2424.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3911.5%Two or more races
    • 1160.5%Asian alone
    • 230.09%Some other race alone
    • 170.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 12,990  (51.1%)
Females: 12,445  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Chattooga County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,879 ($30,664 in 1999)
This county:

$37,879
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $523)
This county:

$421
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,116 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Chattooga:

$75,116
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,519 - $163,513
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $960
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Institutionalized population: 1,900
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Chattooga, GA residents
Average permit cost in Chattooga, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $841 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $457 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Chattooga, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chattooga, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chattooga, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
Chattooga County:

19.9%
Georgia:

14.9%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.7 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 37.0 years old, American Indian residents: 51.4 years old, Asian residents: 33.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.1 years old, Other race residents: 28.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chattooga County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $549 a month.

Cities in this county include: Summerville, Little Sand Mountain, Trion, Lyerly, Menlo.

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

2018 air pollution in Chattooga County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chattooga County: Northwest Georgia Experimental Station (A), Pocket Recreation Area (B), Camp Sidney Dew (C), Callier Springs Golf Course (D), Camp Marvin (E), Potash Landing (F), Rice Spring Farm (G), Lake Marvin Girl Scout Camp (H), Morrison Campground (I), Brice Hill Country Club (J), Glen Hollow Camp (K), Camp Gazelle Dew (L), Cherokee Country Club (M), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 8 (N), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 4 (O), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 2 (P), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 10 (Q), Rome - Floyd County Fire Department Station 7 (R), Memorial Library (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westside Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chattooga County include: Six Mile African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Silver Creek Presbyterian Church (B), Sherwood Forest Baptist Church (C), Rome Freewill Church (D), Remnant Seed Church (E), Radio Springs Baptist Church (F), Possum Trot Church (G), New Armuchee Baptist Church (H), Antioch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Round Hill Cemetery (1), Big Pleasant Grove Cemetery (2), Bobo Cemetery (3), Cave Spring Cemetery (4), Spring Creek Cemetery (5), Fowler Cemetery (6), Clemones Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mathis Lake (A), Sleepy Hollow Lake (B), Selman Lakes (C), Hardin Lake (D), Boggs Lake (E), Jo-Anns Lakes (F), Peacock Lake (G), Glovers Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Creek (A), Rock Mountain Creek (B), Pocket Creek (C), Muck Creek (D), Lovejoy Creek (E), Lavender Creek (F), Johns Creek (G), Heath Creek (H), Funderburk Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chattooga County include: Berry College Wildlife Management Area and Refuge (1), Peek Forest Park (2), Turkey Mountain Recreation Center (3), Armuchee Park (4), Etowah Park (5), Alto Park Recreation Center (6), Floyd County Recreation Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Desha County, Arkansas , Newberry County, South Carolina , Murray County, Oklahoma , Union County, Mississippi , Union County , Wilbarger County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 619
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 742 (22.4% naturalized citizens)

Chattooga County:

2.9%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 652010 or later
  • 2852000 to 2009
  • 1791990 to 1999
  • 1311980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.9%

Chattooga County marital status for males Chattooga County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,675
  • One, attached: 96
  • Two: 279
  • 3 or 4: 272
  • 5 to 9: 272
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 62
  • 50 or more: 108
  • Mobile homes: 2,287
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Chattooga County with a mortgage: 2,408 (62 second mortgage, 136 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,889

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chattooga County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,54062
Mainline Protestant1,21012
Black Protestant6675
Other-1
None13,598-
Chattooga County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Chattooga County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Chattooga County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chattooga County:

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Chattooga County:

25.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Chattooga County:

Average size of farms: 167 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,074
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $70.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,413
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,556
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.99
Corn for grain: 1309 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 91 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1108 harvested acres
Vegetables: 124 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 73 acres

Tornado activity:

Chattooga County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 1552675.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 51 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chattooga County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 15.7 miles away from Chattooga 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 132.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 120.4 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 169.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.3 miles away from Chattooga County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 308.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 04, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-370: April 04, 1973, FEMA Id: 370, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Chattooga County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chattooga

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,863 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 816 (11.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 65 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 195 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 169 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (54%)
  • Mexico (27%)
  • India (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Indonesia (2%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chattooga County


  • American (64%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (0%)

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

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

  • 1,450 people in state prisons
  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 1,664 people in state prisons
  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,181.

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.31% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($17,526 average AGI)
1.68% relocated from other states ($11,426 average AGI)
Chattooga County:

1.68%
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 Floyd County, GA  1.03% ($23,385 average AGI)
from Walker County, GA  0.99% ($29,493)
from Cherokee County, AL  0.26% ($40,150)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.96% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($13,801 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($9,008 average AGI)
Chattooga County:

1.26%
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 Walker County, GA  1.26% ($30,021 average AGI)
to Floyd County, GA  1.17% ($28,831)
to Cherokee County, AL  0.32% ($35,542)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Chattooga County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Chattooga County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chattooga County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chattooga County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,612 (3,506 aged, 1,106 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 505 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (381)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (336)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (321)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (212)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (181)
  • Unspecified dementia (162)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (144)
  • Congestive heart failure (118)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (110)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (79)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,091
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 956

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,435
  • In family households: 19,940 (3,083 male householders, 3,180 female householders)
    4,606 spouses, 6,120 children (5,718 natural, 55 adopted, 341 stepchildren), 1,123 grandchildren, 284 brothers or sisters, 257 parents, 438 other relatives, 834 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,713 (1,661 male householders (1,310 living alone)), 1,538 female householders (1,396 living alone)), 506 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,758

Size of family households: 2,797 2-persons, 1,308 3-persons, 1,187 4-persons, 568 5-persons, 204 6-persons, 203 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,707 1-person, 419 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

3,139 married couples with children.
1,171 single-parent households (242 men, 929 women).

95.2% of residents of Chattooga speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $136,574,000 ($5,143 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,389,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,741,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,564,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $562,000
Federal grants: $33,005,000
Federal procurement contracts: $949,000 ($93,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,754,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $244,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,123,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,722,000

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

Births: 1,727
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,471
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +128
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +743
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chattooga County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.22 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 1662014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 1,1062000 to 2009
  • 2,2141990 to 1999
  • 1,7861980 to 1989
  • 1,7551970 to 1979
  • 1,3161960 to 1969
  • 9011950 to 1959
  • 6541940 to 1949
  • 1,0981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 161 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 2833 rooms
  • 1,4134 rooms
  • 1,6555 rooms
  • 1,2546 rooms
  • 6627 rooms
  • 4018 rooms
  • 4599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 761 room
  • 2612 rooms
  • 8103 rooms
  • 8844 rooms
  • 5565 rooms
  • 4496 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 679+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 21no bedroom
  • 1571 bedroom
  • 1,2612 bedrooms
  • 3,7253 bedrooms
  • 8174 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 76no bedroom
  • 4331 bedroom
  • 1,1602 bedrooms
  • 1,4323 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chattooga County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chattooga County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chattooga County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 200no vehicle
  • 1,1961 vehicle
  • 2,3052 vehicles
  • 1,6853 vehicles
  • 6384 vehicles
  • 2295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chattooga County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chattooga County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 330no vehicle
  • 1,3421 vehicle
  • 1,1792 vehicles
  • 3533 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.7% of Chattooga County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Georgia.

Chattooga County:

90.7%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 19,063
  • Other state: 5,532
  • Northeast: 363
  • Midwest: 917
  • South: 3,875
  • West: 372
Year householders moved into unit in Chattooga County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chattooga County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.8%Electricity
  • 30.5%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 23.3%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 168
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

4.7%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 84
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

18.8%

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

Chattooga County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $748,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
    Sewerage: $362,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,086,000
    Police Protection: $2,047,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,809,000
    Regular Highways: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,373,000
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Central Staff Services: $762,000
    Financial Administration: $594,000
    Water Utilities: $566,000
    Sewerage: $377,000
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Health - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
    Libraries: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000
    Other: $157,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $785,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,898,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,288,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,045,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,556,000
    Sewerage: $1,037,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    General Public Building: $22,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,625,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,813,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,255,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $780,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $200,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,323,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000

Chattooga County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $748,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
    Sewerage: $362,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,086,000
    Police Protection: $2,047,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,809,000
    Regular Highways: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,373,000
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Central Staff Services: $762,000
    Financial Administration: $594,000
    Water Utilities: $566,000
    Sewerage: $377,000
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Health - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
    Libraries: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000
    Other: $157,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $785,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,898,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,288,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,045,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,556,000
    Sewerage: $1,037,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    General Public Building: $22,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,625,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,813,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,255,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $780,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $200,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,323,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000

Chattooga County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $748,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
    Sewerage: $362,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,086,000
    Police Protection: $2,047,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,809,000
    Regular Highways: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,373,000
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Central Staff Services: $762,000
    Financial Administration: $594,000
    Water Utilities: $566,000
    Sewerage: $377,000
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Health - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
    Libraries: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000
    Other: $157,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $785,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,898,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,288,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,045,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,556,000
    Sewerage: $1,037,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    General Public Building: $22,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,625,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,813,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,255,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $780,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $200,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,323,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000

Chattooga County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $748,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
    Sewerage: $362,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,086,000
    Police Protection: $2,047,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,809,000
    Regular Highways: $1,556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,373,000
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000
    Central Staff Services: $762,000
    Financial Administration: $594,000
    Water Utilities: $566,000
    Sewerage: $377,000
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $177,000
    Health - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
    Libraries: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000
    Other: $157,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $785,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,898,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,288,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,045,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,556,000
    Sewerage: $1,037,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    General Public Building: $22,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,625,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,813,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,255,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $780,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $200,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,323,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 856
  • Number of aged recipients: 94
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 762
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 569
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 192
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 385
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 342
Most common first names in Chattooga County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James31270.2 years
William24772.5 years
John22974.2 years
Mary20577.3 years
Robert16571.5 years
Charles11769.9 years
Annie9577.0 years
Ruby8477.2 years
Willie8176.6 years
George7975.2 years
Most common last names in Chattooga County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14372.2 years
Brown11873.1 years
Williams7774.5 years
Johnson7572.3 years
White6377.7 years
Adams6075.7 years
Wilson5975.2 years
Martin5479.0 years
Jones5476.0 years
Tucker5172.4 years
Businesses in Chattooga County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1

Chattooga County on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"