Gilmer County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 28,190 (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: 66 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gilmer County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gilmer County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 14,146  (42.1%)
Females: 14,146  (57.9%)

Gilmer County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gilmer County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,990 ($35,140 in 1999)

This county:

$36990
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $502 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $622)
This county:

$502
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,083 (it was $86,200 in 2000)
Gilmer:

$133,083
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,619 - $226,220
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,054
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 212

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

Gilmer County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2007: 592 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2008: 227 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2009: 109 buildings, average cost: $132,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $787 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $630 (0.5%)

Gilmer County household income distribution in 2009 Gilmer County home values distribution Gilmer County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.9% for Black residents, 56.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 61.8% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
Gilmer County:

26.4%
Georgia:

19.0%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 86.0% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 53.4% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 17 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Gilmer County: Gilmer County Prison Camp (A), Protection (B), Barnes Creek Camping Area (C), Camp Patoka (D), Gilmer County Country Club (E), Law Grounds (F), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 4 (G), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 3 (H), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 5 (I), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 8 (J), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 6 (K), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 7 (L), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gilmer County include: Bible Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Berean Church (C), Cashes Valley Church of Christ (D), Flat Creek Baptist Church (E), Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (H), Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (1), Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (2), Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery (3), Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery (4), River Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (5), Rock Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (6), Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hills Lake (A), McCuller Lake (B), Gibson Lake (C), Fowler Lake (D), Clotfelter Lake (E), Sailors Lake (F), Little Turniptown Creek Lake (G), Powell Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weaver Creek (A), Vandegriff Creek (B), Turnpike Branch (C), Turniptown Creek (D), Turkey Creek (E), Tickanetley Creek (F), Stover Creek (G), Stillhouse Branch (H), Sisson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gilmer County include: Doll Mountain Recreation Area (1), Harris Branch Recreation Area (2), Woodridge Branch Recreation Area (3), Ridgeway Recreation Area (4), Rich Mountain Wildlife Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dawson County , Fannin County , Gordon County , Murray County , Pickens County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 471
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,352 (12% naturalized citizens)

Gilmer County:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 663
  • 1990 to 1994: 332
  • 1985 to 1989: 127
  • 1980 to 1984: 80
  • 1975 to 1979: 46
  • 1970 to 1974: 16
  • 1970 to 1974: 22
  • 1965 to 1969: 66

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:


Housing units in Gilmer County with a mortgage: 2,679 (224 second mortgage, 250 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,701

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gilmer County

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

Tornado activity:

Gilmer County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 5345903.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilmer 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 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 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
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from Gilmer 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 322.7 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:


The number of natural disasters in Gilmer 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
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Guatemala (52%)
  • Mexico (35%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Romania (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)

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

  • United States or American (33%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Gilmer County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,490 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 2,005 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 70 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0%)
  • Walked: 151 (1%)
  • Other means: 68 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $41,269.

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.94% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($24,711 average AGI)
2.44% relocated from other states ($18,370 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

2.44%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.63% ($20,140 average AGI)
from Fannin County, GA  0.43% ($27,487)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.38% ($34,629)
from Cobb County, GA  0.36% ($48,545)
from Fulton County, GA  0.25% ($125,130)
from Murray County, GA  0.15% ($21,071)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.14% ($52,692)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($18,514 average AGI)
2.38% relocated to other states ($12,417 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

2.38%
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 Fannin County, GA  0.61% ($24,339 average AGI)
to Pickens County, GA  0.61% ($27,589)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.55% ($29,400)
to Murray County, GA  0.36% ($25,091)
to Cobb County, GA  0.25% ($28,870)
to Fulton County, GA  0.19% ($39,000)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.17% ($16,750)

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 2013: 8.7

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 live births in Gilmer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,346 (3,498 aged, 848 disabled)
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: 6925.810
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 560.640
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64455.24

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1346.260
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 888.970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.32

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.78
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.14

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.63

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: 28,010

Size of family households: 4,077 2-persons, 1,600 3-persons, 1,305 4-persons, 589 5-persons, 238 6-persons, 191 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,772 1-person, 467 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,006 married couples with children.
1,006 single-parent households (308 men, 698 women).

91.9% of residents of Gilmer County speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (26% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 31% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (10% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 78% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $125,705,000 ($4698 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:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 49
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,010
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,613
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,135
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,484
  • 1960 to 1969: 645
  • 1950 to 1959: 606
  • 1940 to 1949: 402
  • 1939 or earlier: 589
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 73
  • 3 rooms: 378
  • 4 rooms: 1,185
  • 5 rooms: 1,881
  • 6 rooms: 1,751
  • 7 rooms: 926
  • 8 rooms: 435
  • 9+ rooms: 437
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 95
  • 3 rooms: 266
  • 4 rooms: 761
  • 5 rooms: 443
  • 6 rooms: 228
  • 7 rooms: 103
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 24
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 270
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,117
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,752
  • 4 bedrooms: 781
  • 5+ bedrooms: 127
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 289
  • 2 bedrooms: 977
  • 3 bedrooms: 590
  • 4 bedrooms: 74
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 203
  • 1 vehicle: 1,735
  • 2 vehicles: 3,145
  • 3 vehicles: 1,412
  • 4 vehicles: 431
  • 5+ vehicles: 154
  • no vehicle: 256
  • 1 vehicle: 934
  • 2 vehicles: 571
  • 3 vehicles: 193
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

54% of Gilmer County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Georgia.

Gilmer County:

53.5%
State average:

50.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $86,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gilmer County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56.6%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Utility gas (10.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Wood (5.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42.9%)
  • Electricity (28.1%)
  • Utility gas (18.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.8%)
  • Wood (2.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 141
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

22.6%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gilmer County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,532,000
    Police Protection: $1,224,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,195,000
    Financial Administration: $1,056,000
    Corrections - Other: $820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    General - Other: $586,000
    Central Staff Services: $356,000
    Parks & Recreation: $326,000
    Fire Protection: $261,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $167,000
    Libraries: $164,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Welfare - Other: $14,000
    Housing & Community Development: $12,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $739,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $672,000
    Fire Protection: $199,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Libraries: $47,000
    General - Other: $47,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    Regular Highways: $40,000
    Financial Administration: $32,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $23,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,512,000

Gilmer County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $506,000
    Parks & Recreation: $161,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $107,000
    General Support: $66,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $191,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $946,000
    Special Assessments: $218,000
    Interest Earnings: $99,000
    Rents: $65,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $439,000
    Health & Hospitals: $152,000
    Highways: $95,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,001,000
    Property: $3,873,000
    Other Selective Sales: $707,000
    NEC: $303,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $39,000
    Public Utilities: $1,000

Gilmer County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000

Gilmer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,112,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Gilmer County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gilmer County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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
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