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Clarke County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 124,707 (94% urban, 6% rural); it was 101,489 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,754
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,412
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,716
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,248 (it was 22,990 in 2000)
% of renters here:

58%
State:

34%

Land area: 121 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 1032 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clarke County: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.1%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clarke County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (27.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.7%)
  • Asian alone (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 60,024  (48.1%)
Females: 64,683  (51.9%)

Clarke County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Clarke County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,999 ($28,403 in 1999)

This county:

$34,999
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $656 (lower quartile is $502, upper quartile is $834)
This county:

$656
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,400 (it was $102,600 in 2000)
Clarke:

$170,400
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,500 - $285,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $221,292
Here:

$221,292
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,581
Here:

$166,581
State:

$198,839

In 2-unit structures: $171,845
Here:

$171,845
State:

$228,806

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,677
Here:

$230,677
State:

$205,850

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,185
Here:

$119,185
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $55,561
Here:

$55,561
State:

$71,595

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,269
Here:

$7,269
State:

$25,033
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,233
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 779
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1146 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2005: 779 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2006: 469 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2007: 472 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2008: 204 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2009: 90 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2010: 94 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2011: 84 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2012: 185 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2013: 143 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2014: 116 buildings, average cost: $187,100
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: $1,754 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,537 (0.9%)

Clarke County household income distribution in 2013 Clarke County home values distribution in 2013 Clarke County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.7%
Clarke County:

27.7%
Georgia:

16.0%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.7% for American Indian residents, 9.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 61.8% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 27.5 years old
(Males: 26.1 years old, Females: 28.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 27.8 years old, Black residents: 30.0 years old, American Indian residents: 51.5 years old, Asian residents: 22.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.4 years old, Other race residents: 25.8 years old)

Area name: Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clarke County is $509 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $851 a month.

Cities in this county include: Athens-Clarke County, Athens, Winterville.

Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Clarke County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 29,695
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,651 (28.7% naturalized citizens)

Clarke County:

10.1%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 4,1222010 or later
  • 4,8022000 to 2009
  • 2,8131990 to 1999
  • 1,6611980 to 1989
  • 4221970 to 1979
  • 446Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.9%

Clarke County marital status for males Clarke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,617
  • One, attached: 4,366
  • Two: 3,578
  • 3 or 4: 3,571
  • 5 to 9: 5,436
  • 10 to 19: 3,901
  • 20 to 49: 2,971
  • 50 or more: 2,387
  • Mobile homes: 1,938

Housing units in Clarke County with a mortgage: 9,696 (332 second mortgage, 1,126 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,486

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clarke County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,82456
Mainline Protestant13,40520
Catholic8,4751
Black Protestant3,84710
Other3,26617
Orthodox--
None72,897-
Clarke 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: 23
Clarke County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Clarke County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clarke County:

8.3%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

25.7%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Clarke County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $338,101
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2332.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $155,329
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,757
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.89
All wheat for grain: 415 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 340 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Clarke County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 51.5 miles away from Clarke 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 133.9 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 131.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 200.5 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 295.7 miles away from Clarke 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 226.2 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 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 Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 11, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-391: June 11, 1973, FEMA Id: 391, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Clarke County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

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


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • India (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Peru (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clarke County


  • American (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Clarke County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,426 (76.6%)
  • Carpooled: 7,785 (11.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,684 (2.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 531 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 779 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 2,955 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,925 (4.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 6,594 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 583 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 567 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 97 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 67 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes

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

  • 8,045 people in college/university student housing
  • 431 people in state prisons
  • 348 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 98 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 74 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,991.

11.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.09%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($156 average AGI)
Clarke County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.13% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($16,551 average AGI)
3.91% relocated from other states ($11,593 average AGI)
Clarke County:

3.91%
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 Oconee County, GA  0.75% ($30,443 average AGI)
from Madison County, GA  0.71% ($22,730)
from Fulton County, GA  0.55% ($35,477)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.53% ($26,333)
from Oglethorpe County, GA  0.43% ($22,667)
from Jackson County, GA  0.40% ($22,608)
from Barrow County, GA  0.35% ($26,136)


12.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.26%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Clarke County:

0.11%
Georgia average:

0.09%

7.56% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($18,599 average AGI)
4.59% relocated to other states ($12,149 average AGI)
Clarke County:

4.59%
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 Oconee County, GA  0.79% ($48,389 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.77% ($26,473)
to Madison County, GA  0.73% ($27,540)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.60% ($31,247)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.54% ($29,818)
to Jackson County, GA  0.49% ($34,881)
to Barrow County, GA  0.43% ($28,656)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Clarke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Clarke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clarke County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clarke County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,316 (9,006 aged, 2,310 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,753 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (568)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (540)
  • Unspecified dementia (468)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (419)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (364)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (337)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (284)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (248)
  • Congestive heart failure (230)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (196)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,597
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 594
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 73,822

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 509
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 124

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 67.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.0
  • Other - 24.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.1
  • Other - 34.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 124,707
  • In family households: 72,857 (9,591 male householders, 12,901 female householders)
    14,653 spouses, 25,818 children (23,945 natural, 585 adopted, 1,288 stepchildren), 1,934 grandchildren, 1,881 brothers or sisters, 578 parents, 2,480 other relatives, 3,021 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41,622 (10,623 male householders (7,109 living alone)), 14,448 female householders (10,556 living alone)), 16,551 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,228

Size of family households: 11,700 2-persons, 5,351 3-persons, 3,644 4-persons, 762 5-persons, 811 6-persons, 224 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,665 1-person, 4,918 2-persons, 1,130 3-persons, 1,230 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

10,923 married couples with children.
8,070 single-parent households (1,736 men, 6,334 women).

84.8% of residents of Clarke speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $653,173,000 ($6,283 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $46,993,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $179,309,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,735,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,784,000
Federal grants: $234,034,000
Federal procurement contracts: $34,219,000 ($3,290,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $110,092,000 ($29,232,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $201,768,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $42,940,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,661,000

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

Births: 7,147
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,295
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,790
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,537
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clarke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 18.51 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.7

Year house built in Clarke County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 3602014 or later
  • 1,5022010 to 2013
  • 8,6172000 to 2009
  • 9,7851990 to 1999
  • 9,2381980 to 1989
  • 9,1211970 to 1979
  • 5,8101960 to 1969
  • 3,9421950 to 1959
  • 1,0681940 to 1949
  • 3,3221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 01 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 3263 rooms
  • 5674 rooms
  • 2,0375 rooms
  • 3,3726 rooms
  • 2,5267 rooms
  • 2,6378 rooms
  • 4,6739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 1,4831 room
  • 1,4982 rooms
  • 4,4383 rooms
  • 12,1424 rooms
  • 5,5355 rooms
  • 2,9386 rooms
  • 1,5217 rooms
  • 8388 rooms
  • 9889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2491 bedroom
  • 1,3892 bedrooms
  • 8,4323 bedrooms
  • 4,4924 bedrooms
  • 1,6205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 1,550no bedroom
  • 5,1971 bedroom
  • 15,2522 bedrooms
  • 5,9703 bedrooms
  • 3,1514 bedrooms
  • 2615+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 489no vehicle
  • 4,0951 vehicle
  • 6,3432 vehicles
  • 3,4303 vehicles
  • 1,6514 vehicles
  • 1745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Clarke County population
  • 3,765no vehicle
  • 15,0051 vehicle
  • 9,3052 vehicles
  • 2,1803 vehicles
  • 9784 vehicles
  • 1485+ vehicles

68.8% of Clarke County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Georgia.

Clarke County:

68.8%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 73,622
  • Other state: 36,084
  • Northeast: 7,779
  • Midwest: 7,738
  • South: 15,947
  • West: 4,620
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clarke County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 46.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.3%Electricity
  • 19.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 663
Here:

8.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 781
Here:

25.1%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 580
Here:

2.4%
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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,366
  • Number of aged recipients: 252
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,114
  • Number of recipients under 18: 454
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,427
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 485
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 928
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,065
Clarke County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Clarke County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED353$137,450585$146,2991,788$162,41995$75,69523$1,521,391698$133,79532$51,781
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$161,00037$175,270112$145,4205$16,2000$017$94,5291$119,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$121,41355$142,709477$158,06345$44,8671$1,500,00067$129,83614$60,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$133,51872$143,556377$148,22819$43,8950$067$111,3433$75,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$125,1004$116,75064$156,5313$140,0000$03$74,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$152,95282$187,24410$125,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$166,00019$153,7893$115,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$132,3338$163,7501$126,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$174,7502$155,5001$94,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$150,0000$01$109,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Clarke County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4371.6 years
Mary2981.6 years
William2768.5 years
John1870.8 years
Robert1671.6 years
Charles1368.1 years
Henry1169.5 years
Thomas1076.4 years
Martha1075.3 years
Frances978.2 years
Most common last names in Clarke County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1864.0 years
Fleeman1473.9 years
Meyer1280.7 years
Williams1270.3 years
Gabriel1173.1 years
Johnson1073.8 years
Lester1078.5 years
Tucker1078.0 years
Chambers977.8 years
Brown981.1 years
Businesses in Clarke County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Lane Furniture1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's2McDonald's6
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone3Microtel1
BMW1Motherhood Maternity2
Barnes & Noble1New Balance3
Baskin-Robbins1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works2Nike10
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster2Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King4On The Border1
CVS5Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza3
Chick-Fil-A6Payless2
Chico's1Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut3
Cinnabon 1Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Publix Super Markets2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack3
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid3
Days Inn1Rooms To Go1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx19SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In2
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears3
GNC4Sleep Inn1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill3Starbucks4
Gymboree1Subway8
H&R Block6T-Mobile4
Hardee's1T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell3
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn3Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
Honda1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul8
IHOP2UPS24
InTown Suites1Urban Outfitters1
JCPenney1Vans2
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless4
Jones New York3Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Waffle House6
KFC3Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's4
Kroger3Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Bryant1

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