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Evans County, Georgia (GA)


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County population in 2012: 10,689 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 10,495 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,458
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,179
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,699
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,396 (it was 1,079 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%

Land area: 185 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 60 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Evans County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Evans County, Georgia:


Median resident age:  35.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Males: 5,387  (46.4%)
Females: 5,613  (53.6%)

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Evans County,GA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Evans County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $28,539 ($25,447 in 1999)
This county:

$28539
Georgia:

$47589

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $324 (lower quartile is $260, upper quartile is $388)
This county:

$324
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,366 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Evans County:

$82,366
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,634 - $148,813

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $181,424
Here:

$181,424
State:

$224,856

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,329
Here:

$198,329
State:

$183,253

Mobile homes: $42,654
Here:

$42,654
State:

$44,353
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,275
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $261

Institutionalized population: 404

Evans County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $547 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $579 (0.6%)


Evans County household income distribution in 2009 Evans County home values distribution


Evans County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.5%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 55.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.6% for American Indian residents, 51.4% for other race residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 35 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

27.0%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

12.0%
Whole state:

6.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Evans County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $558 a month.

Cities in this county include: Claxton, Hagan, Bellville, Daisy, Canoochee.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Evans County: Camp Oliver (A), Perkins Mill (B), Green Plantation (C), Evans Heights Golf Club (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Evans County include: Green Cypress Baptist Church (A), Trinity Church of the Nazarene (B), Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (C), Church of God (D), Gospel Temple (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Trinity Church (G), United House of Prayer (H), Pleasant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rogers Cemetery (1), Barnard Cemetery (2), Sands Cemetery (3), Antioch Cemetery (4), Barrough Cemetery (5), Bay Branch Cemetery (6), Bull Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cypress Pond (A), Dyess Pond (B), Hearn Pond (C), Saint Regis Paper Company Pond (D), Akins Pond (E), Beasley Pond (F), Bernard Smith Pond (G), Bowen Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Branch (A), Water Hole Creek (B), Thick Creek (C), Scott Creek (D), Grice Creek (E), Ennis Branch (F), Dry Creek (G), Cedar Creek (H), Bull Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bryan County , Bulloch County , Candler County , Liberty County , Tattnall County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 205
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 455 (13% naturalized citizens)

Evans County:

4.3%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.5%

Evans County marital status for males
Evans County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Evans County with a mortgage: 662 (73 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 636

Here:

51.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.18%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 4,532
Total congregations: 24

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents2,043 (45.1%)1,620 (35.7%)286 (6.3%)253 (5.6%)105 (2.3%)
Congregations6 (25.0%)7 (29.2%)2 (8.3%)2 (8.3%)1 (4.2%)
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God of ProphecyAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents90 (2.0%)53 (1.2%)40 (0.9%)36 (0.8%)6 (0.1%)
Congregations1 (4.2%)1 (4.2%)1 (4.2%)1 (4.2%)2 (8.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Evans County - Claxton, Hagan, Bellville, Daisy, Canoochee

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Evans County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Evans County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Georgia:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Evans County:

20.7%
State:

14.6%


Agriculture in Evans County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,983
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $749.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,749
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.97%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,031
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.05
Corn for grain: 1086 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 333 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4101 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1062 harvested acres
Vegetables: 302 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 796 acres

Tornado activity:

Evans County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 1.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/29/1974, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Evans County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Evans County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Food (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Food (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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




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





Evans County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,937 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 679 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 244 (6%)
  • Other means: 217 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 61 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $40,890.

7.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Georgia average:

10.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.90% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,239 average AGI)
2.13% relocated from other states ($9,056 average AGI)
Evans County:

2.13%
Georgia average:

4.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tattnall County, GA  1.26% ($24,357 average AGI)
from Bulloch County, GA  1.14% ($23,526)
from Chatham County, GA  0.63% ($47,333)
from Bryan County, GA  0.33% ($30,636)


7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Georgia average:

9.55%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.54% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($21,455 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($4,628 average AGI)
Evans County:

1.71%
Georgia average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tattnall County, GA  1.59% ($30,887 average AGI)
to Bulloch County, GA  1.23% ($26,000)
to Chatham County, GA  0.51% ($20,353)
to Bryan County, GA  0.33% ($21,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8

Births per 1000 population in Evans County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Evans County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Evans County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,644 (1,297 aged, 347 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12491.11
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1733.640
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 97679.59

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1913.830
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 838.940
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.74

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96.13

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,596

Size of family households: 1,149 2-persons, 648 3-persons, 519 4-persons, 278 5-persons, 124 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,046 1-person, 141 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

92.9% of residents of Evans County speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (29% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 32% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,437,000 ($5640 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,278,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,688,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,781,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,333,000
Federal grants: $17,737,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,765,000 ($25,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,134,000 ($308,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,997,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,673,000

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

Births: 1,034
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 606
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +220
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +324
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Evans County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.59 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Evans County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 368
  • 5 rooms: 736
  • 6 rooms: 685
  • 7 rooms: 380
  • 8 rooms: 176
  • 9+ rooms: 213
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 144
  • 4 rooms: 329
  • 5 rooms: 336
  • 6 rooms: 149
  • 7 rooms: 40
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Evans County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 99
  • 2 bedrooms: 571
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,572
  • 4 bedrooms: 391
  • 5+ bedrooms: 58
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 124
  • 2 bedrooms: 479
  • 3 bedrooms: 406
  • 4 bedrooms: 43
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
Cars and other vehicles available in Evans County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 144
  • 1 vehicle: 890
  • 2 vehicles: 1,078
  • 3 vehicles: 458
  • 4 vehicles: 99
  • 5+ vehicles: 30
  • no vehicle: 243
  • 1 vehicle: 592
  • 2 vehicles: 216
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

52% of Evans County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Evans County:

52.2%
State average:

50.8%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,100


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 Evans County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.1%)
  • Utility gas (9.3%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Electricity (56.7%)
  • Utility gas (22.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.8%)
  • Wood (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

6.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

8.7%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

18.6%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Evans County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Evans County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Evans County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Evans County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Evans County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Evans County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8869.1 years
Mary6878.3 years
William6571.7 years
John5671.1 years
Willie4869.7 years
Annie4679.1 years
George3776.0 years
Robert3566.9 years
Charles2763.0 years
Henry2473.3 years
Most common last names in Evans County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7877.4 years
Deloach6874.1 years
Jones4777.6 years
Sapp4670.1 years
Lewis4477.6 years
Strickland4280.4 years
Brewton4080.0 years
Rogers3978.6 years
Waters3377.8 years
Todd3371.5 years
Businesses in Evans County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
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