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Coffee County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 43,941 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 37,413 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,566
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,629
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,935
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,622 (it was 3,419 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%

Land area: 599 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coffee County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (31.5%), Educational, health and social services (25.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Coffee County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (58.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (28.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Some other race alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 22,452  (51.1%)
Females: 21,489  (48.9%)

Coffee County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Coffee County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,242 ($30,710 in 1999)

This county:

$36,242
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $397 (lower quartile is $276, upper quartile is $513)
This county:

$397
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,375 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Coffee:

$92,375
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,973 - $171,137

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $165,577
Here:

$165,577
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,159
Here:

$152,159
State:

$198,839

Mobile homes: $57,199
Here:

$57,199
State:

$71,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 2,298

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 219
  • Thefts: 641
  • Auto thefts: 47
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 118 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2001: 142 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2002: 136 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2003: 153 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2004: 156 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2008: 75 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $156,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,076 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $685 (0.9%)

Coffee County household income distribution in 2009 Coffee County home values distribution Coffee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.0%
Coffee County:

22.0%
Georgia:

16.0%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 52.9% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.9 years old
(Males: 34.8 years old, Females: 37.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.1 years old, Black residents: 32.4 years old, American Indian residents: 31.2 years old, Asian residents: 44.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 22.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coffee County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $570 a month.

Cities in this county include: Douglas, West Green, Broxton, Nicholls, Ambrose.

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

2012 air pollution in Coffee County:

Lead: 0.0014 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Angelina County, Texas , De Soto Parish, Louisiana , Jefferson County, Mississippi , Vernon Parish, Louisiana , Wilcox County, Alabama , Lee County , Long County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,299
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,637 (33.4% naturalized citizens)

Coffee County:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 362
  • 2000 to 2009: 822
  • 1990 to 1999: 720
  • 1980 to 1989: 605
  • 1970 to 1979: 112
  • Before 1970: 62
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.6%

Coffee County marital status for males Coffee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,565
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 482
  • 3 or 4: 494
  • 5 to 9: 216
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 to 49: 76
  • 50 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 6,133
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Coffee County with a mortgage: 4,498 (101 second mortgage, 328 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,972

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coffee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,32870
Mainline Protestant1,70211
Catholic1,2081
Other1,0753
Black Protestant8546
None22,189-
Coffee 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
Coffee County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Coffee County:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coffee County:

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

31.1%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Coffee County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $179,170
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $548.25
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $131,064
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,014
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.41
Corn for grain: 5204 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 512 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 42060 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 757 harvested acres
Vegetables: 968 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 737 acres

Earthquake activity:

Coffee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 162.7 miles away from Coffee County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 183.7 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 431.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.7 miles away from the 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 263.4 miles away from Coffee 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 180.6 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:

  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Mosley Road Fire, Incident Period: March 24, 2011 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 2876, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-897: March 15, 1991, FEMA Id: 897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 05, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-425: April 05, 1974, FEMA Id: 425, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Coffee County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (64%)
  • India (9%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Other Caribbean (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Spain (1%)

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

  • American (28%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)

Coffee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,793 (84.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,671 (9.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 74 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 362 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 121 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 519 (2.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,018 people in state prisons
  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,893 people in state prisons
  • 332 people in college/university student housing
  • 264 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,172.

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.80% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($17,533 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($8,459 average AGI)
Coffee County:

1.60%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.66% ($20,975 average AGI)
from Bacon County, GA  0.24% ($22,207)
from Ware County, GA  0.21% ($20,000)
from Jeff Davis County, GA  0.19% ($22,304)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.18% ($19,955)
from Ben Hill County, GA  0.16% ($26,150)
from Tift County, GA  0.16% ($35,158)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.77% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($14,772 average AGI)
2.03% relocated to other states ($10,409 average AGI)
Coffee County:

2.03%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.42% ($19,275 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.30% ($20,757)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.30% ($15,595)
to Ware County, GA  0.20% ($23,320)
to Duval County, FL  0.17% ($22,000)
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.15% ($24,944)
to Irwin County, GA  0.15% ($17,722)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.6

Births per 1000 population in Coffee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Coffee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Coffee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,485 (3,876 aged, 1,609 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,485 (13%)

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 Coffee County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (443)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (362)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (298)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (273)
  • Congestive heart failure (200)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (200)
  • Unspecified dementia (198)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (137)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (132)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (95)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,762
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 223
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65,847

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,633
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 912
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 114.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.6
  • Other - 36.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 88.6. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,941
  • In family households: 34,233 (4,774 male householders, 4,748 female householders)
    6,500 spouses, 12,778 children (12,039 natural, 201 adopted, 522 stepchildren), 2,341 grandchildren, 604 brothers or sisters, 686 parents, 1,228 other relatives, 598 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,717 (2,114 male householders (1,822 living alone)), 2,769 female householders (2,486 living alone)), 825 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,875

Size of family households: 4,282 2-persons, 2,194 3-persons, 1,815 4-persons, 808 5-persons, 250 6-persons, 170 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,308 1-person, 547 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

5,214 married couples with children.
3,573 single-parent households (636 men, 2,937 women).

89.3% of residents of Coffee speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $190,495,000 ($4,837 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,972,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $76,588,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,180,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,250,000
Federal grants: $52,851,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,067,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,559,000 ($250,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,507,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,619,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,245,000

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

Births: 3,371
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,776
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +711
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Coffee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.44 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 119
  • 2010 to 2013: 446
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,604
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,448
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,048
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,644
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,443
  • 1950 to 1959: 967
  • 1940 to 1949: 658
  • 1939 or earlier: 688
Note: State values scaled to Coffee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • 1 room: 61
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 165
  • 4 rooms: 702
  • 5 rooms: 1,476
  • 6 rooms: 1,697
  • 7 rooms: 2,342
  • 8 rooms: 1,346
  • 9+ rooms: 1,447
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 483
  • 4 rooms: 676
  • 5 rooms: 1,419
  • 6 rooms: 731
  • 7 rooms: 980
  • 8 rooms: 347
  • 9+ rooms: 288
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • no bedroom: 58
  • 1 bedroom: 134
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,094
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,578
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,069
  • 5+ bedrooms: 287
  • no bedroom: 103
  • 1 bedroom: 378
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,461
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,547
  • 4 bedrooms: 483
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffee County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • no vehicle: 467
  • 1 vehicle: 3,041
  • 2 vehicles: 3,391
  • 3 vehicles: 1,524
  • 4 vehicles: 522
  • 5+ vehicles: 326
  • no vehicle: 793
  • 1 vehicle: 2,736
  • 2 vehicles: 1,179
  • 3 vehicles: 257
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Coffee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Georgia.

Coffee County:

88.6%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 33,917
  • Other state: 7,072
  • Northeast: 965
  • Midwest: 1,175
  • South: 4,282
  • West: 669

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coffee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (89.6%)
  • Utility gas (5.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (93.4%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 207
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

4.3%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 239
Here:

11.4%
Georgia:

18.3%

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)

Coffee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $476,000
    General: $451,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
    Fire Protection: $29,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,309,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,903,000
    Police Protection: $1,870,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,497,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $1,104,000
    Health Services - Other: $832,000
    Financial Administration: $819,000
    Central Staff Services: $317,000
    General Public Buildings: $180,000
    Fire Protection: $156,000
    Housing & Community Development: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $134,000
    Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,256,000
    Hospitals: $100,000
    Libraries: $98,000
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000
    Fire Protection: $55,000
    Health: $25,000
    Welfare: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Fire Protection: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $285,000
    General - Other: $188,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
    Fire Protection: $132,000
    Financial Administration: $49,000
    Central Staff: $21,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,581,000

Coffee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,490,000
    All Other: $808,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $476,000
    All Other: $172,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $200,000
    Public Welfare: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,410,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
    Rents: $49,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $651,000
    Highways: $160,000
    All Other: $142,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,858,000
    Property: $4,544,000
    Other Selective Sales: $773,000
    NEC: $200,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $163,000
    Public Utilities: $112,000

Coffee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,690,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,509
  • Number of aged recipients: 170
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,339
  • Number of recipients under 18: 244
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 905
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 360
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 649
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 687
Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Coffee County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23269.8 years
Mary18976.5 years
John17171.4 years
William15570.9 years
Willie11273.2 years
George10972.7 years
Robert8668.1 years
Annie7479.2 years
Henry6971.3 years
Ruby5976.8 years
Most common last names in Coffee County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18670.7 years
Williams13472.5 years
Harper12574.7 years
Davis12271.4 years
Vickers11577.4 years
Johnson9972.2 years
Taylor9771.0 years
Lott9374.0 years
Tanner7775.8 years
Adams7573.9 years
Businesses in Coffee County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quality1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway4
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1

Coffee County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"