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Harris County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 32,876 (3% urban, 97% rural); it was 23,695 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,360
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,787
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,596
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,676 (it was 1,226 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

34%

Land area: 464 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harris County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Manufacturing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harris County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 16,400  (49.9%)
Females: 16,476  (50.1%)
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Harris County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harris County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,396 ($47,762 in 1999)

This county:

$64396
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $556 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $808)
This county:

$556
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,734 (it was $113,700 in 2000)
Harris:

$190,734
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,331 - $284,355
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,416
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 315

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 158
  • Auto thefts: 33
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 301 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2001: 300 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2002: 370 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2003: 428 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2004: 436 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2005: 449 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2006: 430 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2007: 255 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2008: 144 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2009: 104 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2011: 93 buildings, average cost: $253,700
  • 2012: 89 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2013: 143 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2014: 113 buildings, average cost: $261,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,766 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,302 (0.7%)

Harris County household income distribution in 2009 Harris County home values distribution Harris County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Black residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
Harris County:

8.8%
Georgia:

19.0%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 44 years old, American Indian residents: 62 years old, Asian residents: 59 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)

Area name: Columbus, GA-AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harris County is $479 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $729 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pine Mountain, Waverly Hall, Shiloh, Hamilton.

Harris 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 Harris County: Camp Martha Johnston (A), Southeastern Holiness Camp (B), Crawford County Fire Department Station 2 (C), Crawford County Fire Department Station 8 (D), Crawford County Fire Department Station 3 (E), Crawford County Fire Department Station 5 (F), Crawford County Fire Department Station 6 (G), Crawford County Fire Department Station 7 (H), Friendship Community Center (I), Burney's Greenhouse (J), Crawford County Fire Department Station 4 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harris County include: Cool Spring Church (A), Gordon Chapel (B), Harris Chapel (C), Jordan Chapel (D), Little Union Church (E), Mount Carmel Church (F), Mount Paran Church (G), Mount Zion Church (H), New Lebanon Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: A G Smith Family Cemetery (1), Smith Family Cemetery (2), Arnold-Mason Cemetery (3), Brown-Hallman Family Cemetery (4), Felts Family Cemetery (5), Hancock Cemetery (6), Horne Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Lake Henry (A), Hortons Millpond (B), Herds Pond (C), Mosely Lake (D), Walker Lake (E), Merritt Lake (F), Hortmans Mill Pond (G), Pierceson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitewater Creek (A), Auchumpkee Creek (B), Walnut Creek (C), Ulcohatchee Creek (D), Taylor Creek (E), Sweetwater Creek (F), Spring Creek (G), Indian Creek (H), Horse Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaufort County, South Carolina , Chattahoochee County , Jasper County, South Carolina , Jenkins County , Lamar County , Peach County , Parker County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 879
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 448 (42% naturalized citizens)

Harris County:

1.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 101
  • 1990 to 1994: 126
  • 1985 to 1989: 37
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 125

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 24.3%

Harris County marital status for males Harris County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,907
  • One, attached: 418
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 87
  • 5 to 9: 62
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 or more: 65
  • Mobile homes: 1,600

Housing units in Harris County with a mortgage: 3,972 (496 second mortgage, 508 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,518

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harris County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,65735
Mainline Protestant1,42010
Catholic9411
Black Protestant9105
Other3261
None20,770-
Harris County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Harris County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Harris County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harris County:

12.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

30.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Harris County:

Average size of farms: 225 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,995
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $300.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.38%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,224
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,392
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.54
Corn for grain: 95 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 146 acres

Tornado activity:

Harris County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 3345566.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 25 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/25/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harris County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% 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 128.6 miles away from Harris County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 159.9 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 144.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.6 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 218.4 miles away from Harris County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 183.3 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:

  • GeorgiaSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1554): September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaTropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1560): September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • GeorgiaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 5, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1071): October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-857): February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Other Eastern Africa (30%)
  • Germany (29%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Harris County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,029 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,389 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 76 (1%)
  • Other means: 34 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 231 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 196 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 25 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,467.

7.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.13% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($30,954 average AGI)
2.51% relocated from other states ($16,855 average AGI)
Harris County:

2.51%
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 Muscogee County, GA  3.30% ($50,117 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  0.50% ($25,273)
from Lee County, AL  0.29% ($28,875)
from Russell County, AL  0.28% ($51,871)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.28% ($36,500)
from Talbot County, GA  0.09% ($34,400)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($657 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.12%
Georgia average:

0.09%

4.76% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($24,046 average AGI)
2.76% relocated to other states ($17,629 average AGI)
Harris County:

2.76%
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 Muscogee County, GA  2.78% ($40,469 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  0.46% ($36,160)
to Russell County, AL  0.33% ($36,306)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.28% ($30,226)
to Lee County, AL  0.28% ($44,067)
to Talbot County, GA  0.16% ($23,529)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Harris County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Harris County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harris County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harris County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harris County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,944 (3,267 aged, 677 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,159 (16%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (236)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (195)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (195)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (142)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (113)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (93)
  • Unspecified dementia (91)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1155.550
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 860.360
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 4.48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 21.6

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,582
  • In family households: 28,585 (6,869 male householders, 2,399 female householders)
    7,568 spouses, 9,307 children (8,404 natural, 272 adopted, 631 stepchildren), 949 grandchildren, 266 brothers or sisters, 273 parents, 298 other relatives, 422 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,997 (1,255 male householders (1,037 living alone)), 1,300 female householders (1,150 living alone)), 442 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 442 (315 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,059 2-persons, 2,131 3-persons, 1,911 4-persons, 785 5-persons, 254 6-persons, 128 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,187 1-person, 320 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

4,325 married couples with children.
1,095 single-parent households (251 men, 844 women).

95.9% of residents of Harris County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (24% speak English very well, 76% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $107,613,000 ($4017 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,286,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,481,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,217,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $47,000
Federal grants: $21,911,000
Federal procurement contracts: $713,000 ($50,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,243,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $77,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,230,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,096,000

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

Births: 1,538
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,076
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,596
Here:

+129 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harris County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.49 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 566
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,714
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,933
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,443
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,565
  • 1960 to 1969: 803
  • 1950 to 1959: 755
  • 1940 to 1949: 137
  • 1939 or earlier: 719
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harris County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 262
  • 4 rooms: 489
  • 5 rooms: 1,579
  • 6 rooms: 1,907
  • 7 rooms: 1,594
  • 8 rooms: 804
  • 9+ rooms: 917
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 78
  • 3 rooms: 171
  • 4 rooms: 340
  • 5 rooms: 277
  • 6 rooms: 149
  • 7 rooms: 125
  • 8 rooms: 65
  • 9+ rooms: 9
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harris County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 163
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,168
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,542
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,474
  • 5+ bedrooms: 225
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 182
  • 2 bedrooms: 513
  • 3 bedrooms: 426
  • 4 bedrooms: 71
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Harris County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 223
  • 1 vehicle: 1,522
  • 2 vehicles: 3,439
  • 3 vehicles: 1,707
  • 4 vehicles: 532
  • 5+ vehicles: 173
  • no vehicle: 176
  • 1 vehicle: 559
  • 2 vehicles: 347
  • 3 vehicles: 93
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

57% of Harris County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Georgia.

Harris County:

56.9%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 15096
  • Northeast: 969
  • Midwest: 1233
  • South: 4947
  • West: 595

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $105,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harris County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (57.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.3%)
  • Utility gas (9.5%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Electricity (50.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42.1%)
  • Utility gas (6.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 426
Here:

15.2%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 131
Here:

8.6%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

8.1%
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)

Harris County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,096,000
    General: $621,000
    General Public Buildings: $377,000
    Welfare - Other: $302,000
    Parks & Recreation: $126,000
    Corrections - Other: $84,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,838,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,610,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Water Utilities: $1,164,000
    Solid Waste Management: $919,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $817,000
    Regular Highways: $804,000
    Sewerage: $776,000
    Financial Administration: $421,000
    Central Staff Services: $399,000
    Health Services - Other: $393,000
    General Public Buildings: $357,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $230,000
    Fire Protection: $183,000
    Parks & Recreation: $175,000
    Libraries: $134,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $81,000
    Housing & Community Development: $38,000
    Welfare - Other: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $600,000
    General: $306,000
    Fire Protection: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $955,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
    Fire Protection: $73,000
    Water Utilities: $47,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000
    Judicial: $1,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,656,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $330,000

Harris County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,159,000
    Sewerage: $1,073,000
    All Other: $506,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $787,000
    Interest Earnings: $365,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,609,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $713,000
    Housing & Community Development: $364,000
    Health & Hospitals: $205,000
    Highways: $164,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,134,000
    Total General Sales: $3,290,000
    Other Selective Sales: $710,000
    NEC: $425,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $152,000
    Public Utilities: $10,000

Harris County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,568,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,426,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $143,000

Harris County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,695,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,771,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 468
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 388
  • Number of recipients under 18: 62
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 248
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 158
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 192
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 180
Harris County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Harris County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11677.3 years
James11573.0 years
William9871.9 years
Willie9370.6 years
John9376.0 years
Robert7172.3 years
George5671.5 years
Annie4676.5 years
Charles3972.8 years
Thomas3374.3 years
Most common last names in Harris County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Copeland8775.1 years
Williams8074.2 years
Smith7377.6 years
Jones4370.2 years
Hudson4074.9 years
Harris3474.0 years
Carter3270.8 years
Johnson3068.0 years
Walker2969.8 years
Davis2775.1 years
Businesses in Harris County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Circle K2Subway1
FedEx3Super 81
KFC1UPS1