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Gilmer County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 31,038 (12% urban, 88% rural); it was 23,456 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,276
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,379
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,080
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,659 (it was 1,991 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 427 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gilmer County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.1%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Construction (12.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.0%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gilmer County, GA (2019)
    • 26,19385.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,70112.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4521.5%Two or more races
    • 1450.5%Asian alone
    • 1300.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 820.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 15,501  (49.9%)
Females: 15,537  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Gilmer County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,565 ($35,140 in 1999)
This county:

$55,565
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $586 (lower quartile is $460, upper quartile is $755)
This county:

$586
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $204,226 (it was $86,200 in 2000)
Gilmer:

$204,226
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,067 - $310,470
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,181
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 212

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 163
  • Auto thefts: 46
Gilmer County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 817 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1998: 452 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 596 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 478 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2001: 584 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2002: 612 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2003: 670 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2004: 794 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2005: 697 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2006: 673 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2007: 592 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2008: 227 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2009: 109 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2012: 71 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 80 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2014: 102 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2016: 128 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2017: 186 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2018: 188 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2019: 203 buildings, average cost: $166,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Gilmer, GA residents
Average permit cost in Gilmer, 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: $1,291 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $638 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Gilmer, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gilmer, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gilmer, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.8%
Gilmer County:

14.8%
Georgia:

13.3%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.9% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.8 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 48.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.6 years old, Black residents: 41.9 years old, American Indian residents: 21.4 years old, Asian residents: 25.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gilmer County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $710 a month.

Cities in this county include: Carters Lake, Rich Mountain, Cartecay, Ellijay, East Ellijay, Cherry Log.

Gilmer 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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Neighboring counties: Cotton County, Oklahoma , Morgan County, Alabama , McNairy County, Tennessee , Onslow County, North Carolina , Pamlico County, North Carolina , Tillman County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 471
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,199 (27.0% naturalized citizens)

Gilmer County:

7.1%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4302010 or later
  • 6322000 to 2009
  • 5421990 to 1999
  • 2071980 to 1989
  • 621970 to 1979
  • 88Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.9%

Gilmer County marital status for males Gilmer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,921
  • One, attached: 181
  • Two: 168
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 145
  • 10 to 19: 119
  • 20 to 49: 74
  • 50 or more: 40
  • Mobile homes: 3,620
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 46

Housing units in Gilmer County with a mortgage: 4,981 (12 second mortgage, 326 home equity loan, 43 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,357

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gilmer County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,15236
Mainline Protestant2,0438
Catholic1,1201
Other3813
None15,596-
Gilmer 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: 5
Gilmer County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Gilmer County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gilmer County:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

25.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Gilmer County:

Average size of farms: 82 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $326,263
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $368.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $231,664
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,794
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.56%
Corn for grain: 359 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 382 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gilmer County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 78% 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 67.7 miles away from Gilmer County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 82.3 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 126.0 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 67.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Gilmer 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 245.5 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:

  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, 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 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
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gilmer County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gilmer

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,989 (74.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,328 (14.1%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 140 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 94 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 895 (9.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Guatemala (33%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • Brazil (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gilmer County


  • American (19%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 113 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,704.

8.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.98% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($31,429 average AGI)
3.60% relocated from other states ($22,627 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

3.60%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.59% ($41,000 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($53,018)
from Fannin County, GA  0.47% ($33,298)
from Cobb County, GA  0.41% ($81,561)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.27% ($61,815)
from Fulton County, GA  0.26% ($130,577)
from Bartow County, GA  0.21% ($64,238)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.51% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($27,508 average AGI)
2.24% relocated to other states ($14,756 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

2.24%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.71% ($32,314 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.67% ($47,470)
to Fannin County, GA  0.57% ($36,518)
to Cobb County, GA  0.25% ($59,560)
to Murray County, GA  0.22% ($28,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Gilmer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Gilmer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gilmer County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 24.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,753 (3,867 aged, 886 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,228 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (361)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (225)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (206)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (152)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (124)
  • Congestive heart failure (88)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (68)
  • Unspecified dementia (56)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (47)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,926
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 561
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64,455

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,346
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 889
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 210.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 165.9
  • Other - 44.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,038
  • Male householders: 6,526 (1,731 living alone), Female householders: 5,797 (1,661 living alone)
  • 6,628 spouses (6,553 opposite-sex spouses), 712 unmarried partners, (614 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,146 children (6,730 natural, 136 adopted, 275 stepchildren), 891 grandchildren, 388 brothers or sisters, 652 parents, 116 foster children, 1,067 other relatives, 886 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 248

Size of family households: 4,388 2-persons, 1,506 3-persons, 996 4-persons, 825 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 204 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,381 1-person, 697 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 83 4-persons.

3,258 married couples with children.
1,463 single-parent households (315 men, 1,148 women).

89.9% of residents of Gilmer speak English at home.
8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (8% speak English very well, 63% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $125,705,000 ($4,698 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,871,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,990,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,316,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $573,000
Federal grants: $24,507,000
Federal procurement contracts: $914,000 ($106,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,405,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $469,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,764,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,268,000

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

Births: 1,876
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,164
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +535
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,688
Here:

+98 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gilmer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.10 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.6

Year house built in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • 2312014 or later
  • 2342010 to 2013
  • 5,4082000 to 2009
  • 4,7481990 to 1999
  • 3,0101980 to 1989
  • 1,3681970 to 1979
  • 8841960 to 1969
  • 6071950 to 1959
  • 2741940 to 1949
  • 2871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • 301 room
  • 2622 rooms
  • 3683 rooms
  • 1,2594 rooms
  • 2,0875 rooms
  • 1,9476 rooms
  • 1,4867 rooms
  • 7188 rooms
  • 1,1349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • 731 room
  • 792 rooms
  • 6473 rooms
  • 8534 rooms
  • 5705 rooms
  • 4916 rooms
  • 1927 rooms
  • 1268 rooms
  • 559+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • 30no bedroom
  • 5031 bedroom
  • 2,2932 bedrooms
  • 4,7773 bedrooms
  • 1,4164 bedrooms
  • 2505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • 73no bedroom
  • 2971 bedroom
  • 1,3352 bedrooms
  • 9983 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 307no vehicle
  • 2,3431 vehicle
  • 3,7992 vehicles
  • 1,6893 vehicles
  • 7274 vehicles
  • 4415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 280no vehicle
  • 1,4051 vehicle
  • 8172 vehicles
  • 4333 vehicles
  • 1494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.1% of Gilmer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Georgia.

Gilmer County:

85.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 17,711
  • Other state: 10,957
  • Northeast: 2,020
  • Midwest: 2,820
  • South: 5,226
  • West: 898
Year householders moved into unit in Gilmer County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gilmer County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

2.2%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

3.6%
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

Gilmer County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,634,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $889,000
    Water Utilities: $821,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,400,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,120,000
    Sewerage: $2,110,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,014,000
    Water Utilities: $1,948,000
    General - Other: $1,858,000
    Regular Highways: $1,403,000
    Financial Administration: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $959,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Parks and Recreation: $627,000
    General Public Buildings: $576,000
    Air Transportation: $497,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,546,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $300,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,735,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,424,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,408,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $989,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $568,000
    General Revenue - Other: $218,000
    Rents: $153,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $760,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    General - Other: $143,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,029,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,354,000
    Transit Utilities: $101,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,021,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,662,000
    Sewerage: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,442,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,545,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,459,000
    Other Selective Sales: $556,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $179,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $58,000
    Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,422,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $249,000

Gilmer County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,634,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $889,000
    Water Utilities: $821,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,400,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,120,000
    Sewerage: $2,110,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,014,000
    Water Utilities: $1,948,000
    General - Other: $1,858,000
    Regular Highways: $1,403,000
    Financial Administration: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $959,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Parks and Recreation: $627,000
    General Public Buildings: $576,000
    Air Transportation: $497,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,546,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $300,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,735,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,424,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,408,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $989,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $568,000
    General Revenue - Other: $218,000
    Rents: $153,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $760,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    General - Other: $143,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,029,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,354,000
    Transit Utilities: $101,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,021,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,662,000
    Sewerage: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,442,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,545,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,459,000
    Other Selective Sales: $556,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $179,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $58,000
    Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,422,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $249,000

Gilmer County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,634,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $889,000
    Water Utilities: $821,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,400,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,120,000
    Sewerage: $2,110,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,014,000
    Water Utilities: $1,948,000
    General - Other: $1,858,000
    Regular Highways: $1,403,000
    Financial Administration: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $959,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Parks and Recreation: $627,000
    General Public Buildings: $576,000
    Air Transportation: $497,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,546,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $300,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,735,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,424,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,408,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $989,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $568,000
    General Revenue - Other: $218,000
    Rents: $153,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $760,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    General - Other: $143,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,029,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,354,000
    Transit Utilities: $101,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,021,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,662,000
    Sewerage: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,442,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,545,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,459,000
    Other Selective Sales: $556,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $179,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $58,000
    Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,422,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $249,000

Gilmer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,634,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $889,000
    Water Utilities: $821,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,400,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,120,000
    Sewerage: $2,110,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,014,000
    Water Utilities: $1,948,000
    General - Other: $1,858,000
    Regular Highways: $1,403,000
    Financial Administration: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $959,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Parks and Recreation: $627,000
    General Public Buildings: $576,000
    Air Transportation: $497,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,546,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $300,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,735,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,424,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,408,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $989,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $568,000
    General Revenue - Other: $218,000
    Rents: $153,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $760,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    General - Other: $143,000
    Central Staff Services: $32,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,029,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,354,000
    Transit Utilities: $101,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,021,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,662,000
    Sewerage: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,442,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,545,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,459,000
    Other Selective Sales: $556,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $179,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $58,000
    Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,422,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $249,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 587
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 494
  • Number of recipients under 18: 54
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 372
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 161
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 265
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 222
Most common first names in Gilmer County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12673.2 years
John10274.0 years
William9974.5 years
Mary7878.8 years
Robert7469.2 years
Charles5869.6 years
George3973.4 years
Thomas3274.3 years
Ruth3074.7 years
Henry2879.3 years
Most common last names in Gilmer County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis9373.3 years
Smith6475.5 years
Parks6276.9 years
Weaver5676.2 years
Jones5173.9 years
Reece4078.0 years
Sanford3971.4 years
Cantrell3273.5 years
Johnson3178.9 years
Evans2977.5 years
Businesses in Gilmer County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Hardee's1UPS5
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1