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George County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 23,273 (12% urban, 88% rural); it was 19,144 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,307
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,262
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,814
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,413 (it was 928 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

30%

Land area: 478 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in George County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (35.4%), Educational, health and social services (26.5%), Construction (18.8%), Retail trade (16.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 1%
  • Government: 36%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in George County, MS (2017)
    • 20,243105.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6488.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5402.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3251.7%Two or more races
    • 2771.4%Asian alone
    • 560.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 11,705  (50.3%)
Females: 11,568  (49.7%)
Average household size:
George County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,816 ($34,730 in 1999)
This county:

$50,816
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $522 (lower quartile is $438, upper quartile is $712)
This county:

$522
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,654 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
George:

$111,654
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,443 - $177,814

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $162,179
Here:

$162,179
State:

$172,223

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,297
Here:

$187,297
State:

$199,204

Mobile homes: $32,453
Here:

$32,453
State:

$58,432

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,056
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $280

Institutionalized population: 535

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 124
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 98
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 47
George County, MS map from a distance

Health of residents in George County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
61.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
47.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 210 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $36,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $83,500
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 George, MS residents
Average permit cost in George, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $993 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $634 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in George, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in George, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in George, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
George County:

15.9%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.6% for American Indian residents, 58.0% for other race residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.6 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 38.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.6 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 62.7 years old, Asian residents: 11.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.4 years old, Other race residents: 19.9 years old)

Area name: Pascagoula, MS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in George County is $489 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $808 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lucedale.

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

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Neighboring counties: East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , Holmes County, Florida , Houston County, Alabama , Irion County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in George, MS
County total employment by year in George, MS
County average yearly wages by year in George, MS

Current college students: 452
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 421 (83.8% naturalized citizens)

George County:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3072010 or later
  • 852000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 181970 to 1979
  • 33Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.4%

George County marital status for males George County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,831
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 176
  • 3 or 4: 115
  • 5 to 9: 56
  • Mobile homes: 2,341
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in George County with a mortgage: 2,835 (107 second mortgage, 91 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,573

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for George County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,63138
Mainline Protestant1,97017
Black Protestant3972
Catholic3691
Other2462
None10,965-
George 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: 6
George County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
George County:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
George County:

11.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
George County:

32.5%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in George County:

Average size of farms: 117 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,302
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $639.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,142
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,198
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.58%
Corn for grain: 1467 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1256 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5290 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 480 harvested acres
Vegetables: 888 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 310 acres

Earthquake activity:

George County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from George County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 341.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 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 193.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from George County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 202.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1550: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1550, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Allison, Incident Period: June 06, 2001 to June 13, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1382: June 21, 2001, FEMA Id: 1382, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 05, 1998, Emergency Declared EM-3132: September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 3132, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in George County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - George

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,045 (86.1%)
  • Carpooled: 361 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 62 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 15 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 202 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (56%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Chile (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Ethiopia (1%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in George County


  • American (36%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in George County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 172 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in state prisons
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in George County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 474 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,011.

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,153 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.45% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($38,709 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($14,444 average AGI)
George County:

1.88%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MS  1.65% ($74,807 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.79% ($37,456)
from Greene County, MS  0.55% ($38,975)
from Harrison County, MS  0.32% ($45,870)


5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.19% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($25,916 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($17,898 average AGI)
George County:

1.96%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MS  1.42% ($53,706 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.72% ($47,212)
to Greene County, MS  0.69% ($35,980)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5

Births per 1000 population in George County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in George County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in George County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in George County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in George County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in George County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in George County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in George County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in George County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,406 (2,499 aged, 907 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,120 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in George County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (302)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (250)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (249)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (216)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (177)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (166)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (90)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (69)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,904
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 254
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 86,947

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,745
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,134

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 162.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,273
  • In family households: 20,430 (3,039 male householders, 2,216 female householders)
    4,324 spouses, 8,509 children (7,650 natural, 494 adopted, 439 stepchildren), 803 grandchildren, 415 brothers or sisters, 167 parents, 470 other relatives, 484 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,260 (904 male householders (844 living alone)), 1,148 female householders (1,083 living alone)), 206 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 485

Size of family households: 2,485 2-persons, 1,308 3-persons, 853 4-persons, 426 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,928 1-person, 120 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

3,808 married couples with children.
1,412 single-parent households (362 men, 1,050 women).

96.3% of residents of George speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,976,000 ($5,086 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,935,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,602,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,051,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,028,000
Federal grants: $16,616,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,383,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,294,000 ($733,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,089,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $35,789,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,810,000

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

Births: 1,796
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,102
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +91
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,361
Here +64 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in George County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in George County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in George County, Mississippi
  • 3872014 or later
  • 3602010 to 2013
  • 1,5802000 to 2009
  • 1,7141990 to 1999
  • 1,7851980 to 1989
  • 1,8901970 to 1979
  • 6651960 to 1969
  • 6381950 to 1959
  • 2871940 to 1949
  • 3731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in George County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in George County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in George County, Mississippi
  • 301 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 1443 rooms
  • 6504 rooms
  • 1,5285 rooms
  • 1,7306 rooms
  • 1,0647 rooms
  • 6068 rooms
  • 5289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in George County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in George County, Mississippi
  • 21 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 1814 rooms
  • 2635 rooms
  • 2566 rooms
  • 787 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in George County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in George County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in George County, Mississippi
  • 26no bedroom
  • 1401 bedroom
  • 1,1652 bedrooms
  • 4,0363 bedrooms
  • 8724 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in George County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in George County, Mississippi
  • 2no bedroom
  • 1621 bedroom
  • 2672 bedrooms
  • 4533 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in George County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in George County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in George County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 1,6041 vehicle
  • 2,4772 vehicles
  • 1,5463 vehicles
  • 4144 vehicles
  • 2685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in George County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in George County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 124no vehicle
  • 4831 vehicle
  • 2582 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.2% of George County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Mississippi.

George County:

90.2%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 15,357
  • Other state: 7,166
  • Northeast: 211
  • Midwest: 452
  • South: 6,334
  • West: 241
Year householders moved into unit in George County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in George County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 192
Here:

8.4%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

14.0%
Mississippi:

12.5%

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

George County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,392,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $46,338,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other: $313,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $4,101,000
    Regular Highways: $1,704,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $46,218,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,237,000
    Regular Highways: $2,556,000
    Police Protection: $1,875,000
    General - Other: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $779,000
    Financial Administration: $618,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Health - Other: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $611,000
    Other - Health - Other: $53,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $762,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,257,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,343,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,086,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $567,000
    Sale of Property: $420,000
    Interest Earnings: $156,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $819,000
    General - Other: $808,000
    Police Protection: $284,000
    General Public Building: $117,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,640,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,527,000
    Highways: $938,000
    General Local Government Support: $424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,765,000
    Other License: $435,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,562,000

George County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,392,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $46,338,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other: $313,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $4,101,000
    Regular Highways: $1,704,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $46,218,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,237,000
    Regular Highways: $2,556,000
    Police Protection: $1,875,000
    General - Other: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $779,000
    Financial Administration: $618,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Health - Other: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $611,000
    Other - Health - Other: $53,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $762,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,257,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,343,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,086,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $567,000
    Sale of Property: $420,000
    Interest Earnings: $156,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $819,000
    General - Other: $808,000
    Police Protection: $284,000
    General Public Building: $117,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,640,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,527,000
    Highways: $938,000
    General Local Government Support: $424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,765,000
    Other License: $435,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,562,000

George County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,392,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $46,338,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other: $313,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $4,101,000
    Regular Highways: $1,704,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $46,218,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,237,000
    Regular Highways: $2,556,000
    Police Protection: $1,875,000
    General - Other: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $779,000
    Financial Administration: $618,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Health - Other: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $611,000
    Other - Health - Other: $53,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $762,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,257,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,343,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,086,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $567,000
    Sale of Property: $420,000
    Interest Earnings: $156,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $819,000
    General - Other: $808,000
    Police Protection: $284,000
    General Public Building: $117,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,640,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,527,000
    Highways: $938,000
    General Local Government Support: $424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,765,000
    Other License: $435,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,562,000

George County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,392,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $46,338,000
    Solid Waste Management: $604,000
    Other: $313,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $4,101,000
    Regular Highways: $1,704,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $46,218,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,237,000
    Regular Highways: $2,556,000
    Police Protection: $1,875,000
    General - Other: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $779,000
    Financial Administration: $618,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Health - Other: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $585,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $611,000
    Other - Health - Other: $53,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $762,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,257,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,343,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,086,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $567,000
    Sale of Property: $420,000
    Interest Earnings: $156,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $819,000
    General - Other: $808,000
    Police Protection: $284,000
    General Public Building: $117,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,640,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,527,000
    Highways: $938,000
    General Local Government Support: $424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,765,000
    Other License: $435,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,562,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 593
  • Number of aged recipients: 53
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 540
  • Number of recipients under 18: 106
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 378
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 109
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 240
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 281
Most common first names in George County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14371.3 years
John13273.0 years
Mary11677.9 years
William11572.1 years
Robert8269.1 years
Willie7474.5 years
George5074.5 years
Charles4868.6 years
Thomas4568.2 years
Henry4276.7 years
Most common last names in George County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Howell10874.4 years
Davis9374.3 years
Havard9073.2 years
Eubanks8471.6 years
Smith8374.6 years
Brown7974.1 years
Parker7075.5 years
Mcleod6279.4 years
Tanner6172.0 years
Cochran5574.3 years
Businesses in George County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1

George County on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"