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Habersham County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 44,857 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 35,902 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,177
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,419
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,107
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,876 (it was 3,152 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 278 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Habersham County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Habersham County, GA (2017)
    • 34,02894.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,54318.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,4133.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0853.0%Asian alone
    • 8532.4%Two or more races
    • 4851.4%Some other race alone
    • 1590.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 430.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 21,250  (47.4%)
Females: 23,607  (52.6%)
Average household size:
Habersham County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,165 ($36,321 in 1999)
This county:

$47,165
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $568 (lower quartile is $443, upper quartile is $727)
This county:

$568
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,452 (it was $90,100 in 2000)
Habersham:

$150,452
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,587 - $222,992

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $196,813
Here:

$196,813
State:

$247,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,135
Here:

$167,135
State:

$231,660

Mobile homes: $74,873
Here:

$74,873
State:

$69,080

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,101
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Institutionalized population: 1,797

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 209
  • Thefts: 277
  • Auto thefts: 65

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 212
  • Thefts: 272
  • Auto thefts: 61
Habersham County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 314 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 380 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1999: 392 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2000: 374 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 366 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2002: 363 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2003: 406 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2004: 400 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 416 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2006: 513 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2007: 338 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2008: 169 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2009: 69 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2016: 96 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $220,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Habersham, GA residents
Average permit cost in Habersham, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,337 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Habersham, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Habersham, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Habersham, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
Habersham County:

15.2%
Georgia:

14.9%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 95.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.7% for other race residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, American Indian residents: 65.2 years old, Asian residents: 41.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.9 years old, Other race residents: 19.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Habersham County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $541 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cornelia, Turnerville, Baldwin, Raoul, Demorest, Clarkesville, Mount Airy, Tallulah Falls.

Habersham 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: Colbert County, Alabama , Custer County, Oklahoma , San Bernardino County, California , Cooke County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 1,506
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,189 (35.4% naturalized citizens)

Habersham County:

9.3%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6572010 or later
  • 1,3092000 to 2009
  • 1,3271990 to 1999
  • 7511980 to 1989
  • 1151970 to 1979
  • 141Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.6%

Habersham County marital status for males Habersham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,846
  • One, attached: 166
  • Two: 260
  • 3 or 4: 383
  • 5 to 9: 353
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 131
  • 50 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 3,225

Housing units in Habersham County with a mortgage: 5,918 (249 second mortgage, 262 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,773

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Habersham County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,24768
Mainline Protestant3,10314
Catholic3,0281
Other6492
None16,014-
Habersham 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: 7
Habersham County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Habersham County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Habersham County:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Habersham County:

25.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Habersham County:

Average size of farms: 75 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $231,333
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $157.52
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $151,862
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,783
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 85 harvested acres
Vegetables: 56 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 253 acres

Earthquake activity:

Habersham County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Habersham County center
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) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 88.3 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 252.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from Habersham County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 18, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4215: April 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4215, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Storm, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1020: March 31, 1994, FEMA Id: 1020, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Habersham County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Habersham

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,311 (81.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,849 (11.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 99 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 167 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 318 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 436 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Italy (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Habersham County


  • American (26%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 1,194 people in state prisons
  • 364 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 119 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,545 people in state prisons
  • 434 people in college/university student housing
  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 118 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,152.

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,961 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.07% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($30,633 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($9,328 average AGI)
Habersham County:

1.61%
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 Banks County, GA  0.92% ($29,376 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  0.90% ($36,489)
from White County, GA  0.74% ($36,926)
from Stephens County, GA  0.34% ($38,280)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.21% ($51,367)
from Jackson County, GA  0.16% ($47,043)
from Lumpkin County, GA  0.14% ($25,524)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($28,529 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($9,605 average AGI)
Habersham County:

1.27%
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 Hall County, GA  0.82% ($41,814 average AGI)
to White County, GA  0.63% ($37,582)
to Banks County, GA  0.59% ($32,369)
to Stephens County, GA  0.49% ($25,408)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.19% ($50,148)
to Lumpkin County, GA  0.16% ($22,348)
to Rabun County, GA  0.15% ($39,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Habersham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Habersham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Habersham County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Habersham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Habersham County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Habersham County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Habersham County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Habersham County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Habersham County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,876 (5,764 aged, 1,112 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,998 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Habersham County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (380)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (318)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (300)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (279)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (242)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (191)
  • Congestive heart failure (173)
  • Unspecified dementia (153)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (138)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (130)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,042
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 408
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,129

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,492
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 821
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 97.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,857
  • In family households: 36,484 (6,261 male householders, 4,331 female householders)
    8,843 spouses, 13,573 children (12,635 natural, 378 adopted, 563 stepchildren), 1,035 grandchildren, 294 brothers or sisters, 787 parents, 613 other relatives, 725 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,839 (1,922 male householders (1,592 living alone)), 2,898 female householders (2,527 living alone)), 1,006 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,494

Size of family households: 5,044 2-persons, 2,139 3-persons, 1,756 4-persons, 989 5-persons, 493 6-persons, 212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,120 1-person, 594 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 45 4-persons.

7,392 married couples with children.
1,586 single-parent households (510 men, 1,076 women).

83.0% of residents of Habersham speak English at home.
14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $170,576,000 ($4,376 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,767,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,835,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,434,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $168,000
Federal grants: $31,568,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,354,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,216,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $18,600,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $26,755,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,654,000

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

Births: 2,891
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,839
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +782
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,916
Here:

+48 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Habersham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.76 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Habersham County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Habersham County, Georgia
  • 92014 or later
  • 3012010 to 2013
  • 4,1252000 to 2009
  • 4,3181990 to 1999
  • 3,0451980 to 1989
  • 2,4171970 to 1979
  • 1,5351960 to 1969
  • 1,1111950 to 1959
  • 5901940 to 1949
  • 8211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Habersham County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Habersham County, Georgia
  • 271 room
  • 1052 rooms
  • 2863 rooms
  • 9684 rooms
  • 2,7755 rooms
  • 2,9336 rooms
  • 1,8727 rooms
  • 1,2148 rooms
  • 1,3369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
  • 921 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 6453 rooms
  • 8224 rooms
  • 9835 rooms
  • 4576 rooms
  • 4167 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 1399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Habersham County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Habersham County, Georgia
  • 26no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 2,1282 bedrooms
  • 6,7813 bedrooms
  • 1,8104 bedrooms
  • 4865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Habersham County, Georgia
  • 92no bedroom
  • 4121 bedroom
  • 1,4922 bedrooms
  • 1,5733 bedrooms
  • 2104 bedrooms
  • 615+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Habersham County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Habersham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Habersham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 456no vehicle
  • 2,4501 vehicle
  • 4,5542 vehicles
  • 2,8543 vehicles
  • 8944 vehicles
  • 4345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Habersham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Habersham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 385no vehicle
  • 1,6901 vehicle
  • 1,2602 vehicles
  • 4213 vehicles
  • 1044 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.7% of Habersham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Georgia.

Habersham County:

91.7%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 29,811
  • Other state: 10,570
  • Northeast: 1,814
  • Midwest: 1,756
  • South: 6,046
  • West: 947
Year householders moved into unit in Habersham County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Habersham County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 11.5%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 382
Here:

8.0%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 350
Here:

15.1%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 639
Here:

37.6%
Georgia:

18.8%

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

Habersham County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $999,000
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $482,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $236,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,055,000
    Health - Other: $2,784,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,324,000
    General - Other: $2,293,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,166,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $850,000
    General Public Buildings: $822,000
    Libraries: $269,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare: $133,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,737,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $349,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $670,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,166,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,062,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $489,000
    Sale of Property: $485,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $257,000
    Police Protection: $149,000
    Regular Highways: $139,000
    Health - Other: $88,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,603,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,792,000
    General Local Government Support: $264,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,568,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,607,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,613,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $469,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000
    Other: $57,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,025,000

Habersham County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $999,000
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $482,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $236,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,055,000
    Health - Other: $2,784,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,324,000
    General - Other: $2,293,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,166,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $850,000
    General Public Buildings: $822,000
    Libraries: $269,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare: $133,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,737,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $349,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $670,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,166,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,062,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $489,000
    Sale of Property: $485,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $257,000
    Police Protection: $149,000
    Regular Highways: $139,000
    Health - Other: $88,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,603,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,792,000
    General Local Government Support: $264,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,568,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,607,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,613,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $469,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000
    Other: $57,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,025,000

Habersham County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $999,000
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $482,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $236,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,055,000
    Health - Other: $2,784,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,324,000
    General - Other: $2,293,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,166,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $850,000
    General Public Buildings: $822,000
    Libraries: $269,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare: $133,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,737,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $349,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $670,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,166,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,062,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $489,000
    Sale of Property: $485,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $257,000
    Police Protection: $149,000
    Regular Highways: $139,000
    Health - Other: $88,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,603,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,792,000
    General Local Government Support: $264,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,568,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,607,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,613,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $469,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000
    Other: $57,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,025,000

Habersham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $999,000
    Solid Waste Management: $982,000
    Parks and Recreation: $482,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $236,000
    General - Other: $229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,371,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,055,000
    Health - Other: $2,784,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,324,000
    General - Other: $2,293,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,166,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $850,000
    General Public Buildings: $822,000
    Libraries: $269,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare: $133,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,737,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $349,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $670,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,166,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,062,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $489,000
    Sale of Property: $485,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $127,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $257,000
    Police Protection: $149,000
    Regular Highways: $139,000
    Health - Other: $88,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,603,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,792,000
    General Local Government Support: $264,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,568,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,607,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,613,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $469,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000
    Other: $57,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,025,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 688
  • Number of aged recipients: 105
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 583
  • Number of recipients under 18: 75
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 401
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 212
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 323
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 278
Most common first names in Habersham County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William25274.6 years
James24971.6 years
John22674.5 years
Mary17978.8 years
Robert14272.8 years
George9675.7 years
Charles8872.5 years
Thomas6674.3 years
Henry6274.0 years
Ruth5879.3 years
Most common last names in Habersham County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16276.1 years
Allen8874.7 years
Williams8170.5 years
Martin7775.1 years
Davis7377.2 years
Jones7275.1 years
Brown6473.9 years
Franklin5878.3 years
Wade5776.1 years
Simmons5575.5 years
Businesses in Habersham County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone2Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen4SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
FedEx4Starbucks1
Ford1Subway1
GNC3Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value2
Jones New York1U-Haul8
KFC1UPS6
Kmart1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1