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Fannin County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 23,753 (all rural); it was 19,798 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,146
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,810
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,913
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,231 (it was 1,456 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

34%

Land area: 386 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fannin County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.2%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Fannin County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 11,581  (48.8%)
Females: 12,172  (51.2%)
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Fannin County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fannin County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,108 ($30,612 in 1999)

This county:

$35108
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $543)
This county:

$458
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,959 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Fannin:

$150,959
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,988 - $238,566
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,070
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 157
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 419 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2008: 185 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2009: 118 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2010: 104 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2011: 107 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2012: 149 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2013: 168 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2014: 168 buildings, average cost: $208,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $834 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $621 (0.5%)

Fannin County household income distribution in 2009 Fannin County home values distribution Fannin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for American Indian residents, 57.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.8%
Fannin County:

25.8%
Georgia:

19.0%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for American Indian residents, 62.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 49 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 50 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 51 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fannin County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mineral Bluff, Higdon-Mobile, Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Epworth, Morganton.

Fannin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fannin County: Gryder Camp (A), Fashion (B), Fairy (C), Cohutta Overlook (D), Gregorys Mill (E), Cohutta Work Center (F), Grassy Mountain Lookout (G), Lake Conasauga Campground (H), Damsite Overlook (I), Alaculsa (J), Vann House (K), Murray County Fire Department Station 4 (L), Murray County Fire Department Station 3 (M), Murray County Fire Department Station 5 (N), Murray County Fire Department Station 2 (O), Murray County Fire Department - Fort Mountain Estates Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fannin County include: Blue Ridge Chapel (A), Casey Springs Church (B), Center Hill Church (C), Center Valley Church (D), Conasauga Church (E), Dewberry Church (F), Spring Place Church (G), Hopewell Church (H), Lakeview Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ernest Cemetery (1), Harris Cemetery (2), Harrison Chapel Cemetery (3), McEntire Cemetery (4), Ridley Cemetery (5), Kilgore Cemetery (6), Mount Zion Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Conasauga Lake (A), Glenn Lake (B), Reed Lake (C), Reregulation Reservoir (D), Coffey Lake (E), Fort Mountain Lake (F), Murrays Lake (G), Brindle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Branch (A), Thomas Creek (B), Sumac Creek (C), Stink Creek (D), Shanty Creek (E), Rough Creek (F), Rockflat Branch (G), Rock Springs Branch (H), Rock Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fannin County include: Fort Mountain State Park (1), Damsite Recreation Area (2), Reregulation Dam Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Comanche County, Oklahoma , Franklin County, Tennessee , Hughes County, Oklahoma , Jackson County, Alabama , Murray County, Oklahoma , Murray County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 474
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 210 (53% naturalized citizens)

Fannin County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 48
  • 1990 to 1994: 37
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 28
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1965 to 1969: 69

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.7%

Fannin County marital status for males Fannin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,785
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 111
  • 3 or 4: 178
  • 5 to 9: 124
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 1,739
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 54

Housing units in Fannin County with a mortgage: 2,224 (139 second mortgage, 168 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,354

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fannin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,47749
Mainline Protestant9127
Catholic5411
Other61
None8,746-
Fannin 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: 8
Fannin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Fannin County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

12.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fannin County:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Fannin County:

25.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Fannin County:

Average size of farms: 74 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,117
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $414.76
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,752
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,350
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.63
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Fannin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2422872.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 80 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fannin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 80.1 miles away from Fannin County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.4 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 197.6 miles away from Fannin County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 316.6 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:

  • 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
  • GeorgiaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1554): September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1554, 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
  • 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
  • GeorgiaTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 5, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-425): April 5, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-425, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Fannin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (22%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Pakistan (5%)
  • Greece (5%)

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

  • United States or American (40%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Fannin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,201 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,445 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 109 (1%)
  • Other means: 61 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 258 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

116 people in nursing homes
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,686.

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.39% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($19,380 average AGI)
3.13% relocated from other states ($19,301 average AGI)
Fannin County:

3.13%
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 Gilmer County, GA  0.73% ($24,339 average AGI)
from Polk County, TN  0.39% ($19,500)
from Union County, GA  0.39% ($22,667)
from Cobb County, GA  0.25% ($63,947)
from Fulton County, GA  0.18% ($57,286)
from Murray County, GA  0.17% ($48,538)
from Cherokee County, NC  0.17% ($27,538)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.14% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($14,582 average AGI)
2.99% relocated to other states ($14,221 average AGI)
Fannin County:

2.99%
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 Gilmer County, GA  0.51% ($27,487 average AGI)
to Polk County, TN  0.47% ($24,111)
to Union County, GA  0.42% ($32,938)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.34% ($49,385)
to Cobb County, GA  0.29% ($19,182)
to Fulton County, GA  0.17% ($24,308)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Fannin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Fannin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fannin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fannin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fannin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,195 (4,212 aged, 983 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 793 (16%)

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 Fannin County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (323)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (238)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (224)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (211)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (151)
  • Unspecified dementia (145)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (131)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (124)
  • Congestive heart failure (123)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13431.73
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 157.310
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43918.01

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1069.130
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1197.060
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.57

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21.48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.1

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.71

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 182.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 142.2
  • Other - 40.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,521
  • In family households: 19,854 (5,215 male householders, 1,801 female householders)
    5,624 spouses, 5,470 children (4,953 natural, 184 adopted, 333 stepchildren), 579 grandchildren, 169 brothers or sisters, 185 parents, 212 other relatives, 425 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,667 (1,472 male householders (1,230 living alone)), 1,699 female householders (1,532 living alone)), 496 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 161 (157 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,882 2-persons, 1,501 3-persons, 953 4-persons, 459 5-persons, 138 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,762 1-person, 362 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

2,932 married couples with children.
756 single-parent households (182 men, 574 women).

97.7% of residents of Fannin County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 36% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $138,157,000 ($6392 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,796,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,903,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,535,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $338,000
Federal grants: $27,949,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,002,000 ($5,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,430,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,132,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,158,000

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

Births: 1,281
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,369
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +34
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,177
Here:

+99 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fannin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.32 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 65
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,624
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,325
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,872
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,013
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,298
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,154
  • 1940 to 1949: 405
  • 1939 or earlier: 540
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fannin County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 269
  • 4 rooms: 1,154
  • 5 rooms: 2,009
  • 6 rooms: 1,756
  • 7 rooms: 890
  • 8 rooms: 414
  • 9+ rooms: 326
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 165
  • 4 rooms: 507
  • 5 rooms: 313
  • 6 rooms: 270
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fannin County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 221
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,146
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,648
  • 4 bedrooms: 732
  • 5+ bedrooms: 156
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 198
  • 2 bedrooms: 643
  • 3 bedrooms: 480
  • 4 bedrooms: 91
  • 5+ bedrooms: 29
Cars and other vehicles available in Fannin County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 402
  • 1 vehicle: 1,877
  • 2 vehicles: 2,829
  • 3 vehicles: 1,433
  • 4 vehicles: 265
  • 5+ vehicles: 107
  • no vehicle: 182
  • 1 vehicle: 701
  • 2 vehicles: 435
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

61% of Fannin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Georgia.

Fannin County:

60.9%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 10840
  • Northeast: 769
  • Midwest: 1254
  • South: 6203
  • West: 436

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $94,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fannin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42.5%)
  • Electricity (33.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.3%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • Utility gas (1.4%)
  • Electricity (44.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.5%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

4.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

11.4%
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)

Fannin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,888,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,692,000
    Health - Other: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $844,000
    General - Other: $762,000
    Central Staff Services: $690,000
    Housing and Community Development: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $460,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $335,000
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $162,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $886,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $543,000
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000
    Regular Highways: $190,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Health - Other: $67,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $24,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,599,000

Fannin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $872,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $526,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $385,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $344,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $509,000
    All Other: $465,000
    Health and Hospitals: $282,000
    Housing and Community Development: $195,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,716,000
    Property: $5,890,000
    Other Selective Sales: $610,000
    Other License: $169,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000

Fannin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,125,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,590,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $535,000

Fannin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,361,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 632
  • Number of aged recipients: 111
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 521
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 389
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 202
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 289
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 231
Fannin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Fannin County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14673.7 years
William13874.6 years
John9677.8 years
Mary7381.3 years
Robert6569.1 years
Charles5570.5 years
Ruth4577.4 years
Ruby4480.0 years
Thomas4276.3 years
George4075.5 years
Most common last names in Fannin County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Patterson7374.7 years
Davenport6378.1 years
Thomas6080.1 years
Davis5376.9 years
Jones5175.5 years
Queen4773.9 years
Green4576.8 years
Payne4372.4 years
Smith3874.3 years
Allen3772.3 years
Businesses in Fannin County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Home Depot1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx4UPS6
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Wendy's1