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Colquitt County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 46,963 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 42,053 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,922
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,397
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,333
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,998 (it was 5,162 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

34%

Land area: 552 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (average).

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

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Industries providing employment: Construction (25.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Colquitt County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (56.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (22.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (18.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 23,364  (49.8%)
Females: 23,599  (50.2%)

Colquitt County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Colquitt County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,646 ($28,539 in 1999)

This county:

$35,646
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $316, upper quartile is $536)
This county:

$432
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,405 (it was $55,500 in 2000)
Colquitt:

$90,405
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,489 - $174,362
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $945
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 672

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 77
  • Burglaries: 264
  • Thefts: 534
  • Auto thefts: 71

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

  • Murders: 8
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 67
  • Burglaries: 222
  • Thefts: 547
  • Auto thefts: 64
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 158 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2009: 81 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2010: 63 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2012: 65 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $192,500
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: $1,012 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $740 (0.9%)

Colquitt County household income distribution in 2013 Colquitt County home values distribution in 2013 Colquitt County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.4%
Colquitt County:

22.4%
Georgia:

16.0%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 34.0% for other race residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.1 years old
(Males: 34.8 years old, Females: 37.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 46.9 years old, Asian residents: 36.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 26.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colquitt County is $411 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moultrie, Norman Park, Doerun, Berlin, Funston, Ellenton, Riverside.

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

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Neighboring counties: Angelina County, Texas , Jefferson County, Mississippi , Lincoln County, Mississippi , West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , Ware County , Polk County, Texas , San Jacinto County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 1,159
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,090 (14.5% naturalized citizens)

Colquitt County:

10.8%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 7162010 or later
  • 1,7512000 to 2009
  • 1,7171990 to 1999
  • 5131980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 84Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.0%

Colquitt County marital status for males Colquitt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,250
  • One, attached: 485
  • Two: 438
  • 3 or 4: 579
  • 5 to 9: 540
  • 10 to 19: 375
  • 20 to 49: 173
  • 50 or more: 54
  • Mobile homes: 5,630
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Colquitt County with a mortgage: 4,533 (174 second mortgage, 120 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,152

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colquitt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,87073
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,3001
Black Protestant8947
Other5262
None19,205-
Colquitt 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: 16
Colquitt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Colquitt County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colquitt County:

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Colquitt County:

30.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Colquitt County:

Average size of farms: 388 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $220,179
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $887.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $168,727
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.51%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $94,805
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.05
Corn for grain: 2517 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1058 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 76530 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 825 harvested acres
Vegetables: 18,889 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,633 acres

Earthquake activity:

Colquitt County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 382.6 miles away from Colquitt County center
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 200.5 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 206.8 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 252.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 254.6 miles away from Colquitt County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 243.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: February 14, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1315: February 15, 2000, FEMA Id: 1315, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 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 Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, High Winds, Incident Period: October 01, 1994 to November 16, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1042: October 19, 1994, FEMA Id: 1042, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 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 Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Colquitt County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

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


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (64%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Cuba (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Guyana (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Colquitt County


  • American (34%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (0%)

Colquitt County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,242 (70.0%)
  • Carpooled: 3,397 (19.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 133 (0.8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 20 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 109 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 190 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 527 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 765 (4.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 547 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 271 people in nursing homes
  • 198 people in state prisons
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 35 people in other group homes

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

  • 310 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 217 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 189 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,495.

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.67% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($14,054 average AGI)
1.86% relocated from other states ($7,974 average AGI)
Colquitt County:

1.86%
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 Tift County, GA  0.46% ($20,397 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.45% ($19,984)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.35% ($16,229)
from Grady County, GA  0.32% ($20,432)
from Dougherty County, GA  0.25% ($17,147)
from Cook County, GA  0.22% ($23,484)
from Mitchell County, GA  0.20% ($24,556)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.87% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($13,418 average AGI)
2.16% relocated to other states ($13,205 average AGI)
Colquitt County:

2.16%
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 Tift County, GA  0.58% ($20,525 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.40% ($13,125)
to Dougherty County, GA  0.34% ($21,468)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.30% ($24,805)
to Worth County, GA  0.22% ($17,516)
to Mitchell County, GA  0.20% ($25,464)
to Cook County, GA  0.19% ($26,346)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3

Births per 1000 population in Colquitt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Colquitt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Colquitt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 28.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Colquitt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,639 (5,117 aged, 1,522 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,628 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (506)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (477)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (319)
  • Congestive heart failure (319)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (282)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (255)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (242)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (151)
  • Unspecified dementia (140)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (127)

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: 2.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,647
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 167
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,715

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,747
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,057
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.2
  • Other - 23.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 103.1
  • Other - 10.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,963
  • In family households: 40,840 (6,356 male householders, 5,098 female householders)
    7,477 spouses, 15,290 children (13,670 natural, 260 adopted, 1,433 stepchildren), 2,000 grandchildren, 944 brothers or sisters, 579 parents, 1,673 other relatives, 1,413 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,189 (1,955 male householders (1,708 living alone)), 2,244 female householders (2,003 living alone)), 986 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 907

Size of family households: 4,882 2-persons, 2,795 3-persons, 2,039 4-persons, 1,012 5-persons, 536 6-persons, 217 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,712 1-person, 340 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 36 5-persons.

6,059 married couples with children.
4,291 single-parent households (1,246 men, 3,045 women).

82.4% of residents of Colquitt speak English at home.
16.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 27% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (8% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 40% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (98% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $265,990,000 ($6,078 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,780,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $102,021,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,362,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,874,000
Federal grants: $84,925,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,633,000 ($1,385,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,175,000 ($205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,637,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,985,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,138,000

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

Births: 3,622
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,273
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,213
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -622
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Colquitt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.45 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Colquitt County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 5472014 or later
  • 5242010 to 2013
  • 2,0762000 to 2009
  • 4,3811990 to 1999
  • 3,3741980 to 1989
  • 3,0751970 to 1979
  • 2,0431960 to 1969
  • 1,2881950 to 1959
  • 5371940 to 1949
  • 9551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colquitt County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colquitt County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 411 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2993 rooms
  • 9774 rooms
  • 2,1065 rooms
  • 2,4066 rooms
  • 1,6317 rooms
  • 1,0278 rooms
  • 9559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colquitt County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 841 room
  • 3082 rooms
  • 9283 rooms
  • 1,6544 rooms
  • 1,4435 rooms
  • 9586 rooms
  • 3817 rooms
  • 1268 rooms
  • 2969+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colquitt County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colquitt County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1411 bedroom
  • 1,6492 bedrooms
  • 5,3543 bedrooms
  • 2,0384 bedrooms
  • 1775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colquitt County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 83no bedroom
  • 9391 bedroom
  • 2,1742 bedrooms
  • 2,4633 bedrooms
  • 3784 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Colquitt County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Colquitt County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 231no vehicle
  • 2,6941 vehicle
  • 3,9652 vehicles
  • 1,7953 vehicles
  • 4874 vehicles
  • 3195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Colquitt County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Colquitt County population
  • 1,399no vehicle
  • 2,7041 vehicle
  • 1,5902 vehicles
  • 3733 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

82.7% of Colquitt 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, 60% lived in Georgia.

Colquitt County:

82.7%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 33,711
  • Other state: 7,749
  • Northeast: 887
  • Midwest: 1,411
  • South: 4,932
  • West: 544
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colquitt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.3%Electricity
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

0.9%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

2.2%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

9.4%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Colquitt County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,662,000
    Regular Highways: $1,285,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,157,000
  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $3,188,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,282,000
    Regular Highways: $2,223,000
    Police Protection: $1,757,000
    General - Other: $1,556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,306,000
    Financial Administration: $894,000
    Health Services - Other: $701,000
    Libraries: $323,000
    General Public Buildings: $316,000
    Welfare - Other: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000
    Housing & Community Development: $90,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $642,000
    Police Protection: $126,000
    General - Other: $99,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $42,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,485,000

Colquitt County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,542,000
    All Other: $475,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $997,000
    Housing & Community Development: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $295,000
    Highways: $139,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,188,000
    Interest Earnings: $409,000
    Rents: $71,000
    Property Sale Other: $54,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,547,000
    Health & Hospitals: $430,000
    Highways: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,969,000
    Total General Sales: $3,336,000
    Other Selective Sales: $791,000
    Public Utilities: $31,000
    NEC: $13,000

Colquitt County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,600,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,600,000

Colquitt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,052,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,452,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $35,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,813
  • Number of aged recipients: 210
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,603
  • Number of recipients under 18: 350
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,020
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 443
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 738
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 751
Colquitt County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Colquitt County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Colquitt County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James38371.8 years
John28574.2 years
Mary26376.9 years
William24873.3 years
Willie18171.5 years
Robert15369.5 years
George13173.5 years
Annie12577.7 years
Henry9375.6 years
Thomas9170.9 years
Most common last names in Colquitt County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams16473.9 years
Smith14773.0 years
Johnson13172.1 years
Jones10876.2 years
Davis9774.5 years
Hall8375.5 years
Murphy8178.5 years
Brown8074.6 years
Taylor7974.7 years
Norman7578.4 years
Businesses in Colquitt County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul4
H&R Block1UPS8
Hardee's1Vans1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1