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Dade County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 16,389 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 15,154 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,533
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,202
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,518
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,556 (it was 1,115 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

34%

Land area: 174 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 94 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dade County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Dade County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 8,071  (49.3%)
Females: 8,318  (50.7%)
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Dade County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dade County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $47,953 ($35,259 in 1999)

This county:

$47,953
Georgia:

$51,244

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $529 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$529
State:

$720


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $127,246 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Dade:

$127,246
Georgia:

$159,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,128 - $203,066
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,020
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 158
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $85,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $828 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $628 (0.5%)

Dade County household income distribution in 2009 Dade County home values distribution Dade County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.2%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.1%
Dade County:

14.1%
Georgia:

17.0%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44 years old, Other race residents: 4 years old)

Area name: Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dade County is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: Valley, Sand Mountain, Trenton.

Dade 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: Cumberland County, North Carolina , Pickens County, South Carolina , Spartanburg County, South Carolina , Lumpkin County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,047
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 218 (34% naturalized citizens)

Dade County:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 76
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1985 to 1989: 43
  • 1980 to 1984: 30
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 24
Note: State values scaled to Dade County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.8%

Dade County marital status for males Dade County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,371
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • 5 to 9: 78
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 or more: 38
  • Mobile homes: 1,525
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Dade County with a mortgage: 1,680 (153 second mortgage, 84 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,209

Here:

58.2% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dade County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,56223
Mainline Protestant1,2547
Catholic2741
Other21
None10,541-
Dade 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: 5
Dade County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Dade County:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dade County:

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Dade County:

27.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Dade County:

Average size of farms: 110 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,872
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $67.96
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,656
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,285
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.35
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dade 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 26.6 miles away from Dade County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 108.3 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 142.3 miles away from the 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.2 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 185.2 miles away from Dade 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) earthquake occurred 246.8 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 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 Heavy Rain, High Winds, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 22, 1992 to December 07, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-969: December 01, 1992, FEMA Id: 969, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dade County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (30%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • India (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • South Africa (4%)

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

  • United States or American (34%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • German (7%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Dade County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,346 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,016 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 59 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 227 (3%)
  • Other means: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 266 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 623 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 815 people in college/university student housing
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,517.

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.13% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($7,222 average AGI)
4.95% relocated from other states ($21,037 average AGI)
Dade County:

4.95%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.51% ($28,737 average AGI)
from Walker County, GA  0.70% ($19,343)
from Catoosa County, GA  0.50% ($20,800)
from Jackson County, AL  0.34% ($32,294)
from DeKalb County, AL  0.32% ($22,813)


7.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.44% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($9,604 average AGI)
4.78% relocated to other states ($18,544 average AGI)
Dade County:

4.78%
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 Hamilton County, TN  1.83% ($30,076 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  1.05% ($26,736)
to DeKalb County, AL  0.64% ($25,781)
to Catoosa County, GA  0.60% ($30,633)
to Jackson County, AL  0.34% ($25,235)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Dade County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Dade County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dade County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dade County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dade County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,634 (2,075 aged, 559 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 342 (9%)

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 Dade County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (261)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (211)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (144)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (113)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (84)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (82)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (52)
  • Congestive heart failure (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 682
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 81
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,045

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 948

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,640
  • In family households: 13,465 (3,180 male householders, 1,282 female householders)
    3,536 spouses, 4,281 children (3,853 natural, 136 adopted, 292 stepchildren), 439 grandchildren, 106 brothers or sisters, 132 parents, 144 other relatives, 276 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,175 (850 male householders (702 living alone)), 979 female householders (876 living alone)), 346 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 993 (158 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,077 2-persons, 1,046 3-persons, 789 4-persons, 366 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,578 1-person, 200 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

2,730 married couples with children.
569 single-parent households (141 men, 428 women).

96.7% of residents of Dade County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $73,370,000 ($4,588 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,837,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,477,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,012,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $73,000
Federal grants: $17,005,000
Federal procurement contracts: $421,000 ($24,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,382,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $294,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,282,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,801,000

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

Births: 954
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 764
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +67
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +646
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dade County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.70 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 239
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,106
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,961
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,196
  • 1970 to 1979: 946
  • 1960 to 1969: 828
  • 1950 to 1959: 410
  • 1940 to 1949: 328
  • 1939 or earlier: 335
Note: State values scaled to Dade population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dade County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dade County population
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 163
  • 4 rooms: 665
  • 5 rooms: 1,163
  • 6 rooms: 1,204
  • 7 rooms: 579
  • 8 rooms: 337
  • 9+ rooms: 350
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 58
  • 3 rooms: 147
  • 4 rooms: 296
  • 5 rooms: 316
  • 6 rooms: 146
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 43
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dade County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dade County population
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 199
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,029
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,599
  • 4 bedrooms: 583
  • 5+ bedrooms: 89
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 157
  • 2 bedrooms: 539
  • 3 bedrooms: 363
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Dade County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dade County population
  • no vehicle: 240
  • 1 vehicle: 1,011
  • 2 vehicles: 1,940
  • 3 vehicles: 961
  • 4 vehicles: 288
  • 5+ vehicles: 78
  • no vehicle: 118
  • 1 vehicle: 446
  • 2 vehicles: 401
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

61% of Dade County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 28% lived in Georgia.

Dade County:

60.5%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 5,205
  • Northeast: 220
  • Midwest: 789
  • South: 8,169
  • West: 479

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $52,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dade County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.7%)
  • Electricity (36.3%)
  • Utility gas (16.2%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.4%)
  • Electricity (38.2%)
  • Utility gas (16.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

6.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

12.2%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 670
Here:

66.9%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Dade County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $2,438,000
    Regular Highways: $548,000
    Sewerage: $279,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $964,000
    Regular Highways: $767,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $678,000
    Corrections - Other: $598,000
    General - Other: $511,000
    Central Staff Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    General Public Buildings: $269,000
    Sewerage: $245,000
    Health Services - Other: $229,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Parks & Recreation: $107,000
    Fire Protection: $106,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Welfare - Other: $57,000
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $313,000
    Fire Protection: $219,000
    Regular Highways: $186,000
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000
    General - Other: $41,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Judicial: $8,000
    Sewerage: $7,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,329,000

Dade County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000
    All Other: $35,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $159,000
    All Other: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $390,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $840,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $55,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000
    All Other: $155,000
    Health & Hospitals: $123,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,662,000
    Property: $1,764,000
    Other Selective Sales: $425,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $219,000
    NEC: $46,000
    Public Utilities: $18,000

Dade County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,705,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,160,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $545,000

Dade County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $632,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,919,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 356
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 311
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 218
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 110
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 172
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 141
Dade County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Dade County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Dade County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7872.5 years
William6874.1 years
John5970.5 years
Mary4077.1 years
Charles3867.9 years
Robert3074.0 years
George2472.9 years
Ruby1980.9 years
Thomas1974.3 years
Annie1884.5 years
Most common last names in Dade County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6072.7 years
Stephens3677.3 years
Gass2767.2 years
Clark2372.1 years
Daniel2173.0 years
Wheeler1869.6 years
Moore1776.0 years
Brown1679.7 years
Hartline1564.2 years
Mcbryar1574.3 years
Businesses in Dade County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hardee's1