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Douglas County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 146,343 (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: 734 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.4%), Retail trade (11.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Douglas County, GA (2019)
    • 67,93846.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 58,25039.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,5499.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1492.1%Two or more races
    • 2,4171.6%Asian alone
    • 2070.1%Some other race alone
    • 990.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 380.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 70,122  (47.9%)
Females: 76,221  (52.1%)
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Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,669 ($50,108 in 1999)
This county:

$62,669
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $933 (lower quartile is $730, upper quartile is $1,166)
This county:

$933
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,000 (it was $99,600 in 2000)
Douglas:

$182,000
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,900 - $261,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $209,895
Here:

$209,895
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,882
Here:

$109,882
State:

$266,514

In 2-unit structures: $85,768
Here:

$85,768
State:

$239,993

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,018
Here:

$137,018
State:

$202,197

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $71,348
Here:

$71,348
State:

$304,107

Mobile homes: $58,659
Here:

$58,659
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,380
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $357

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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Health of residents in Douglas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
36.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
52.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 757 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1998: 755 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1999: 858 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 249 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2016: 382 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2017: 354 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2018: 399 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2019: 449 buildings, average cost: $196,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, GA residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,738 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $980 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Douglas, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douglas, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Douglas, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.8%
Douglas County:

10.8%
Georgia:

13.3%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for American Indian residents, 22.0% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.7 years old
(Males: 33.9 years old, Females: 38.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 33.7 years old, American Indian residents: 68.1 years old, Asian residents: 38.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 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

2018 air pollution in Douglas County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 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 November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year in Douglas, GA
County total employment by year in Douglas, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Douglas, GA

Current college students: 4,171
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,548 (61.6% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

10.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,6282010 or later
  • 3,0982000 to 2009
  • 3,6651990 to 1999
  • 7361980 to 1989
  • 4191970 to 1979
  • 633Before 1970

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: 40,317
  • One, attached: 2,945
  • Two: 629
  • 3 or 4: 695
  • 5 to 9: 3,352
  • 10 to 19: 1,535
  • 20 to 49: 814
  • 50 or more: 574
  • Mobile homes: 2,519

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 25,163 (835 second mortgage, 1,645 home equity loan, 62 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,650

Here:

78.1% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 63% greater 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, 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 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 Douglas County center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1761: May 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1761, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Douglas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,425 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 4,447 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 335 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 979 (1.9%)
  • Walked: 340 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 4,931 (9.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Ghana (10%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County


  • American (15%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Haitian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $55,534.

11.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.56%
Georgia average:

9.49%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.78% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($24,058 average AGI)
3.74% relocated from other states ($12,426 average AGI)
Douglas County:

3.74%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cobb County, GA  2.62% ($32,699 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.45% ($36,762)
from Carroll County, GA  0.81% ($41,204)
from Paulding County, GA  0.79% ($39,643)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.46% ($35,781)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.29% ($35,896)
from Clayton County, GA  0.27% ($29,838)


11.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.02%
Georgia average:

9.04%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

8.06% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($30,425 average AGI)
2.91% relocated to other states ($11,660 average AGI)
Douglas County:

2.91%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cobb County, GA  2.05% ($40,427 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  1.40% ($37,136)
to Carroll County, GA  1.15% ($45,244)
to Paulding County, GA  1.08% ($38,236)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.40% ($34,410)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.31% ($40,808)
to Clayton County, GA  0.27% ($29,523)

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 2019: 5.5

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 2019: 6.4

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 population in Douglas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Douglas County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (1,382)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,054)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (786)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (672)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (622)
  • Unspecified dementia (569)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (457)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (455)
  • Congestive heart failure (329)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (312)

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: 4,741
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 66
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,814

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,583
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 598
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
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: 146,343
  • Male householders: 22,938 (5,797 living alone), Female householders: 25,961 (6,960 living alone)
  • 22,790 spouses (22,460 opposite-sex spouses), 2,638 unmarried partners, (2,470 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 49,339 children (44,579 natural, 1,119 adopted, 3,641 stepchildren), 7,538 grandchildren, 1,475 brothers or sisters, 3,409 parents, 0 foster children, 3,315 other relatives, 5,777 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,163

Size of family households: 13,844 2-persons, 8,390 3-persons, 5,359 4-persons, 3,725 5-persons, 1,202 6-persons, 378 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,757 1-person, 2,698 2-persons, 423 3-persons, 123 4-persons.

19,726 married couples with children.
10,786 single-parent households (3,897 men, 6,889 women).

87.1% of residents of Douglas speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $325,987,000 ($3,040 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:

6.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.6

Year house built in Douglas County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Douglas County, Georgia
  • 2,3612014 or later
  • 1,2512010 to 2013
  • 17,2532000 to 2009
  • 9,5931990 to 1999
  • 8,3951980 to 1989
  • 9,2791970 to 1979
  • 2,6191960 to 1969
  • 1,7701950 to 1959
  • 4291940 to 1949
  • 4301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Georgia
  • 2411 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4653 rooms
  • 9794 rooms
  • 5,5895 rooms
  • 8,7196 rooms
  • 5,0737 rooms
  • 4,4548 rooms
  • 7,2939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
  • 4591 room
  • 1002 rooms
  • 1,6693 rooms
  • 3,3184 rooms
  • 3,7055 rooms
  • 3,5136 rooms
  • 2,1117 rooms
  • 8028 rooms
  • 4099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, Georgia
  • 297no bedroom
  • 5591 bedroom
  • 2,3382 bedrooms
  • 18,3803 bedrooms
  • 7,7754 bedrooms
  • 3,4645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, Georgia
  • 459no bedroom
  • 2,3161 bedroom
  • 5,5912 bedrooms
  • 4,8493 bedrooms
  • 2,2144 bedrooms
  • 6575+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 354no vehicle
  • 7,2491 vehicle
  • 11,6082 vehicles
  • 8,1943 vehicles
  • 3,7594 vehicles
  • 1,6495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,402no vehicle
  • 6,5341 vehicle
  • 5,8632 vehicles
  • 1,9643 vehicles
  • 3234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.4% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Georgia.

Douglas County:

85.4%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 70,071
  • Other state: 59,155
  • Northeast: 11,999
  • Midwest: 17,672
  • South: 23,549
  • West: 5,935
Year householders moved into unit in Douglas County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.4%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 639
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 832
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 737
Here:

8.2%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Douglas County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,876,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,505,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
    Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,599,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,573,000
    Health - Other: $1,731,000
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000
    General - Other: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $16,619,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,344,000
    Police Protection: $15,042,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,838,000
    General - Other: $11,473,000
    Financial Administration: $4,891,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,956,000
    Regular Highways: $3,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,425,000
    Libraries: $1,732,000
    Health - Other: $1,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $307,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,827,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,739,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,850,000
    General Revenue - Other: $382,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $162,000
    Sale of Property: $115,000
    Rents: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $473,000
    Local Fire Protection: $387,000
    Police Protection: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $78,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,211,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,551,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,285,000
    Public Welfare: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,117,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,313,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,726,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,443,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $687,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $648,000
    Other License: $444,000
    Other: $268,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $333,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,876,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,505,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
    Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,599,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,573,000
    Health - Other: $1,731,000
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000
    General - Other: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $16,619,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,344,000
    Police Protection: $15,042,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,838,000
    General - Other: $11,473,000
    Financial Administration: $4,891,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,956,000
    Regular Highways: $3,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,425,000
    Libraries: $1,732,000
    Health - Other: $1,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $307,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,827,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,739,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,850,000
    General Revenue - Other: $382,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $162,000
    Sale of Property: $115,000
    Rents: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $473,000
    Local Fire Protection: $387,000
    Police Protection: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $78,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,211,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,551,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,285,000
    Public Welfare: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,117,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,313,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,726,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,443,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $687,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $648,000
    Other License: $444,000
    Other: $268,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $333,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,876,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,505,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
    Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,599,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,573,000
    Health - Other: $1,731,000
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000
    General - Other: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $16,619,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,344,000
    Police Protection: $15,042,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,838,000
    General - Other: $11,473,000
    Financial Administration: $4,891,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,956,000
    Regular Highways: $3,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,425,000
    Libraries: $1,732,000
    Health - Other: $1,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $307,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,827,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,739,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,850,000
    General Revenue - Other: $382,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $162,000
    Sale of Property: $115,000
    Rents: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $473,000
    Local Fire Protection: $387,000
    Police Protection: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $78,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,211,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,551,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,285,000
    Public Welfare: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,117,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,313,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,726,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,443,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $687,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $648,000
    Other License: $444,000
    Other: $268,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $333,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,876,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,505,000
    Parks and Recreation: $607,000
    Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,599,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,573,000
    Health - Other: $1,731,000
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000
    General - Other: $87,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $16,619,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,344,000
    Police Protection: $15,042,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,838,000
    General - Other: $11,473,000
    Financial Administration: $4,891,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,956,000
    Regular Highways: $3,557,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,425,000
    Libraries: $1,732,000
    Health - Other: $1,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $307,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,827,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,385,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,739,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,850,000
    General Revenue - Other: $382,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $162,000
    Sale of Property: $115,000
    Rents: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $473,000
    Local Fire Protection: $387,000
    Police Protection: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000
    Regular Highways: $166,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $78,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,211,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,551,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,285,000
    Public Welfare: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,117,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,313,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,726,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,443,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $687,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $648,000
    Other License: $444,000
    Other: $268,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $333,000

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
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 in Douglas, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Douglas, GA - 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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