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Douglas County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 138,776 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 92,174 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 26,902
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,669
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,555
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,053 (it was 8,267 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Land area: 199 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 696 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Douglas County: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.2%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Douglas County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (49.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (38.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 66,841  (48.2%)
Females: 71,935  (51.8%)

Douglas County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,281 ($50,108 in 1999)

This county:

$50281
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $768 (lower quartile is $631, upper quartile is $895)
This county:

$768
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,600 (it was $99,600 in 2000)
Douglas:

$111,600
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,300 - $176,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,240
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 1,205

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 73
  • Assaults: 116
  • Burglaries: 544
  • Thefts: 1724
  • Auto thefts: 267

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 35
  • Assaults: 102
  • Burglaries: 492
  • Thefts: 1451
  • Auto thefts: 238
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 890 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2001: 1102 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 2002: 1659 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2003: 2131 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2004: 1814 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2005: 1915 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2006: 1863 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2007: 912 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2008: 278 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2009: 141 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2012: 139 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2013: 207 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2014: 224 buildings, average cost: $133,300

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 2013: $1,435 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $904 (1.1%)

Douglas County household income distribution in 2009 Douglas County home values distribution Douglas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
Douglas County:

20.5%
Georgia:

19.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.8% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 39 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bill Arp, Douglasville, Winston, Fairplay, Lithia Springs.

Douglas 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 Douglas County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Choctaw County, Oklahoma , Bowie County, Texas , Love County, Oklahoma , Hockley County, Texas , Yoakum County, Texas .

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: 4,171
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,550 (38% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

3.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,106
  • 1990 to 1994: 656
  • 1985 to 1989: 393
  • 1980 to 1984: 343
  • 1975 to 1979: 243
  • 1970 to 1974: 176
  • 1970 to 1974: 236
  • 1965 to 1969: 397

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.7%

Douglas County marital status for males Douglas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,017
  • One, attached: 700
  • Two: 833
  • 3 or 4: 786
  • 5 to 9: 1,524
  • 10 to 19: 1,163
  • 20 or more: 1,042
  • Mobile homes: 2,756
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 17,388 (2,147 second mortgage, 1,420 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,725

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,97693
Catholic9,3602
Mainline Protestant7,94412
Other2,0187
Black Protestant7474
None66,358-
Douglas 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
Douglas County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Douglas County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 88
This county:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

9.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

27.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 52 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,906
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $502.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.58%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,885
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,902
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.92
Corn for grain: 78 harvested acres
Vegetables: 31 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 73.4 miles away from Douglas County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 129.3 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 147.2 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 149.2 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 233.8 miles away from Douglas County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 178.8 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:

  • GeorgiaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 8, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1858): September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1761): May 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1761, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1311): January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 5, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1071): October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-857): February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (23%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Douglas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,698 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 6,588 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 101 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 68 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 51 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 214 (0%)
  • Other means: 289 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,114 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 520 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 297 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 798 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 240 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 129 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,318.

11.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.16%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.93% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,966 average AGI)
3.17% relocated from other states ($9,080 average AGI)
Douglas County:

3.17%
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 Cobb County, GA  2.21% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.62% ($27,121)
from Carroll County, GA  0.95% ($30,882)
from Paulding County, GA  0.72% ($29,401)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.59% ($29,375)
from Clayton County, GA  0.36% ($26,211)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.23% ($30,557)


11.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.28%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.09%

7.71% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($20,662 average AGI)
3.51% relocated to other states ($11,524 average AGI)
Douglas County:

3.51%
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 Cobb County, GA  2.06% ($30,652 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  1.51% ($28,921)
to Carroll County, GA  0.99% ($30,450)
to Paulding County, GA  0.79% ($33,627)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.50% ($26,132)
to Clayton County, GA  0.30% ($26,783)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.28% ($29,516)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.5

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Douglas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,503 (9,026 aged, 2,477 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,235 (14%)

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 Douglas County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (1022)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (823)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (691)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (474)
  • Unspecified dementia (449)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (409)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (367)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (259)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (230)
  • Congestive heart failure (228)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4740.850
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 66.22
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36814.12

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1583.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 597.730
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.09

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77.16

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.32
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.8
  • Other - 17.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 111.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 74.5
  • Other - 37.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 131,035
  • In family households: 115,984 (21,792 male householders, 12,637 female householders)
    23,749 spouses, 43,326 children (39,487 natural, 1,173 adopted, 2,666 stepchildren), 3,888 grandchildren, 1,658 brothers or sisters, 1,681 parents, 2,609 other relatives, 3,540 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,051 (5,776 male householders (4,506 living alone)), 6,419 female householders (5,496 living alone)), 2,856 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,368 (1,205 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,952 2-persons, 8,633 3-persons, 7,491 4-persons, 3,762 5-persons, 1,555 6-persons, 1,036 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,002 1-person, 1,776 2-persons, 255 3-persons, 108 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

17,159 married couples with children.
5,434 single-parent households (1,245 men, 4,189 women).

93.8% of residents of Douglas County speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $325,987,000 ($3040 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,584,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $177,345,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $71,417,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $188,000
Federal grants: $61,994,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,149,000 ($132,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,894,000 ($660,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $206,406,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,509,000

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

Births: 7,963
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,438
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +926
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,221
Here:

+135 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.54 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 407
  • 2000 to 2004: 20,478
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,391
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,147
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,446
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,401
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,392
  • 1940 to 1949: 999
  • 1939 or earlier: 910
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 102
  • 3 rooms: 719
  • 4 rooms: 1,107
  • 5 rooms: 4,976
  • 6 rooms: 7,390
  • 7 rooms: 4,639
  • 8 rooms: 2,905
  • 9+ rooms: 2,717
  • 1 room: 212
  • 2 rooms: 640
  • 3 rooms: 1,345
  • 4 rooms: 2,275
  • 5 rooms: 1,802
  • 6 rooms: 1,294
  • 7 rooms: 357
  • 8 rooms: 222
  • 9+ rooms: 120
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 353
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,629
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,735
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,715
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,048
  • no bedroom: 246
  • 1 bedroom: 1,724
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,491
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,367
  • 4 bedrooms: 394
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 801
  • 1 vehicle: 4,933
  • 2 vehicles: 11,661
  • 3 vehicles: 5,045
  • 4 vehicles: 1,525
  • 5+ vehicles: 590
  • no vehicle: 723
  • 1 vehicle: 3,871
  • 2 vehicles: 2,855
  • 3 vehicles: 614
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 51

52% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Georgia.

Douglas County:

51.7%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 54917
  • Northeast: 5003
  • Midwest: 7523
  • South: 18002
  • West: 2480

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $117,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.6%)
  • Electricity (20.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (50.6%)
  • Electricity (43.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,074
Here:

8.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 382
Here:

7.0%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,095
Here:

32.8%
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)

Douglas County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,847,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,172,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,104,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,903,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,167,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,488,000
    Regular Highways: $4,185,000
    Financial Administration: $3,245,000
    General - Other: $3,113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,395,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,817,000
    Health - Other: $1,425,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,134,000
    Libraries: $1,097,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,048,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $826,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,299,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,621,000
    Water Utilities: $289,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $1,073,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,384,000
    General - Other: $1,051,000
    Regular Highways: $714,000
    Police Protection: $695,000
    Parks and Recreation: $501,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    Libraries: $62,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $62,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $36,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,453,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,013,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $201,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $87,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $496,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $8,233,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,725,000
    Special Assessments: $912,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $513,000
    Sale of Property: $439,000
    Rents: $45,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,710,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,350,000
    Highways: $968,000
    Public Welfare: $405,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $50,583,000
    Property: $31,328,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,338,000
    Other License: $1,996,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,087,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $841,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $606,000
    NEC: $21,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,795,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,285,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,685,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,224,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $461,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,042,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,659,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,836,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,728
  • Number of aged recipients: 183
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,545
  • Number of recipients under 18: 407
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 981
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 340
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 576
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 753
Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Douglas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 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 ORIGINATED925$142,789397$134,4582,081$164,96660$34,1332$14,510,500339$106,8326$35,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$143,84126$144,192213$179,23521$32,6670$013$86,6922$64,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED199$134,72480$134,8131,259$171,832150$48,4730$090$122,55617$48,059
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN194$136,28470$144,829775$174,40530$54,9330$049$124,8784$140,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS36$129,00010$97,300192$169,83311$99,2730$08$132,6250$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$177,97348$195,9386$219,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$186,51933$189,3644$105,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$215,00021$213,5241$417,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$137,1258$181,5002$158,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$235,4291$110,0002$236,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Douglas County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James36671.3 years
William28372.4 years
Mary25677.3 years
John24971.1 years
Robert18869.3 years
Charles14668.7 years
George10172.3 years
Annie9979.2 years
Thomas9569.4 years
Betty9068.9 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18371.5 years
Brown9474.4 years
Williams8672.7 years
Davis7473.5 years
Johnson7470.6 years
White6270.4 years
Jones6274.2 years
Morris6072.7 years
Wilson5073.3 years
Jackson4870.0 years
Businesses in Douglas County, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La Quinta1
AT&T5La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Applebee's2Macy's1
Arby's1Marriott3
AutoZone3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster3Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike7
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot2
CarMax1OfficeMax1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A4Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Church's Chicken2Pac Sun1
Circle K1Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
ColorTyme1Penske1
Comfort Inn2PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel2Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut4
DHL4Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen3Publix Super Markets3
Days Inn1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry1Quiznos2
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza2Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts1Red Lobster1
FedEx17Rite Aid4
Finish Line1Rooms To Go1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1Rue211
GNC5SAS Shoes1
GameStop2SONIC Drive-In2
Gap1Sam's Club1
Gymboree1Sears3
H&R Block6Shoe Carnival1
Hobby Lobby1Sleep Inn1
Holiday Inn1Spencer Gifts1
Hollister Co.1Sprint Nextel1
Home Depot2Starbucks2
Honda1Suburban1
Hot Topic1T-Mobile5
Hyundai1Taco Bell3
IHOP2Target1
InTown Suites2Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us3
Johnny Rockets1U-Haul7
Jones New York3UPS17
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
KFC2Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Waffle House6
Kohl's1Walgreens5
Kroger5Walmart2
LA Fitness1Wendy's2

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