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Heard County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 11,976 (all rural); it was 11,012 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,049
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,197
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,124
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,154 (it was 919 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 296 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Heard County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (40.7%), Retail trade (29.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Heard County, GA (2019)
    • 9,97790.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0569.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3793.4%Two or more races
    • 3383.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 650.6%Asian alone
    • 120.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.06%Some other race alone
    • 30.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 5,919  (49.4%)
Females: 6,057  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Heard County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,227 ($33,038 in 1999)
This county:

$54,227
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $463 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $592)
This county:

$463
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,412 (it was $66,000 in 2000)
Heard:

$125,412
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,372 - $190,248

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $171,319
Here:

$171,319
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,612
Here:

$158,612
State:

$266,514

Mobile homes: $83,972
Here:

$83,972
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,133
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 132

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 70
  • Thefts: 149
  • Auto thefts: 41
Heard County, GA map from a distance

Health of residents in Heard County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
36.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
52.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2019: 26 buildings, average cost: $233,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Heard, GA residents
Average permit cost in Heard, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $865 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $697 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Heard, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Heard, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Heard, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
Heard County:

12.6%
Georgia:

13.3%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.5 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 44.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 50.5 years old, American Indian residents: 60.8 years old, Asian residents: 42.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old, Other race residents: 23.0 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Heard County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Texas, Franklin, Ephesus, Centralhatchee, Corinth.

Heard 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: Clay County, Alabama , Crawford County , Williamsburg County, South Carolina , Emanuel County , Dallas County, Texas , Union County, Arkansas , Hunt County, Texas , Rockwall County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 252
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 218 (37.6% naturalized citizens)

Heard County:

1.8%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 631990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 31.5%

Heard County marital status for males Heard County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,137
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 76
  • 3 or 4: 152
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 1,728
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Housing units in Heard County with a mortgage: 1,707 (34 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,635

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Heard County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,32226
Mainline Protestant4387
Other41
Black Protestant-1
None6,070-
Heard 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: 4
Heard County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Heard County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Heard County:

11.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Heard County:

27.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Heard County:

Average size of farms: 201 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,344
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.20
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,312
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,048
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.20%
Land in orchards: 93 acres

Earthquake activity:

Heard County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Heard 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 123.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 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 156.5 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 196.8 miles away from Heard County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Severe 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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 Tornadoes, High Winds, Heavy Rain, Incident Period: February 21, 1993 to February 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-980: March 04, 1993, FEMA Id: 980, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Heard County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,112 (80.9%)
  • Carpooled: 309 (11.8%)
  • Bus: 9 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 20 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 117 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Pakistan (18%)
  • Uruguay (17%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Heard County


  • American (34%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
57 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,260.

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.62% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($31,474 average AGI)
0.79% relocated from other states ($3,951 average AGI)
Heard County:

0.79%
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 Coweta County, GA  2.11% ($37,625 average AGI)
from Carroll County, GA  1.87% ($42,531)
from Troup County, GA  1.79% ($24,328)


7.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.21% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($27,452 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($4,575 average AGI)
Heard County:

1.24%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carroll County, GA  1.78% ($33,317 average AGI)
to Coweta County, GA  1.51% ($30,431)
to Troup County, GA  1.42% ($29,979)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Heard County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Heard County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Heard County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Heard County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Heard County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Heard County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Heard County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Heard County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Heard County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,668 (1,215 aged, 453 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 403 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (76)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (61)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (36)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (11)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,348
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 917

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,976
  • Male householders: 2,378 (539 living alone), Female householders: 2,236 (577 living alone)
  • 2,345 spouses (2,331 opposite-sex spouses), 227 unmarried partners, (217 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,125 children (2,699 natural, 191 adopted, 246 stepchildren), 714 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 10 foster children, 355 other relatives, 234 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 152

Size of family households: 1,351 2-persons, 871 3-persons, 629 4-persons, 296 5-persons, 95 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,114 1-person, 134 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 29 4-persons.

1,513 married couples with children.
492 single-parent households (89 men, 403 women).

97.3% of residents of Heard speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $43,868,000 ($3,886 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $860,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,128,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,637,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $153,000
Federal grants: $11,651,000
Federal procurement contracts: $274,000 ($9,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,024,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $586,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,669,000
Federal Government insurance: $790,000

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

Births: 760
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 556
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +142
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Heard County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.66 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:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Heard County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Heard County, Georgia
  • 1552014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 7792000 to 2009
  • 1,0971990 to 1999
  • 1,3361980 to 1989
  • 7461970 to 1979
  • 3881960 to 1969
  • 2371950 to 1959
  • 2931940 to 1949
  • 2031939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Heard County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Heard County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Heard County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1063 rooms
  • 3734 rooms
  • 6705 rooms
  • 7896 rooms
  • 6047 rooms
  • 4098 rooms
  • 3559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Heard County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Heard County, Georgia
  • 91 room
  • 822 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 3104 rooms
  • 3845 rooms
  • 1846 rooms
  • 727 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Heard County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Heard County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Heard County, Georgia
  • 10no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 5612 bedrooms
  • 1,8693 bedrooms
  • 6364 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Heard County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Heard County, Georgia
  • 10no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 4032 bedrooms
  • 5223 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Heard County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Heard County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Heard County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 37no vehicle
  • 7221 vehicle
  • 1,2132 vehicles
  • 8933 vehicles
  • 3024 vehicles
  • 1715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Heard County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Heard County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 245no vehicle
  • 4691 vehicle
  • 4392 vehicles
  • 1323 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

88.1% of Heard County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Georgia.

Heard County:

88.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 9,218
  • Other state: 2,476
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 404
  • South: 1,646
  • West: 246
Year householders moved into unit in Heard County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Heard County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 37.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 40.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

5.9%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

10.9%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

12.8%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Heard County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,413,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,019,000
    Regular Highways: $867,000
    General - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,897,000
    General - Other: $1,400,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,181,000
    Police Protection: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $1,115,000
    Central Staff Services: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $943,000
    Parks and Recreation: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $799,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $301,000
    Special Assessments: $94,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $175,000
    Police Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,890,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $474,000
    Public Welfare: $349,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,591,000
    Property: $5,489,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $598,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $35,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Other: $7,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000

Heard County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,413,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,019,000
    Regular Highways: $867,000
    General - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,897,000
    General - Other: $1,400,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,181,000
    Police Protection: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $1,115,000
    Central Staff Services: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $943,000
    Parks and Recreation: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $799,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $301,000
    Special Assessments: $94,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $175,000
    Police Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,890,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $474,000
    Public Welfare: $349,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,591,000
    Property: $5,489,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $598,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $35,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Other: $7,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000

Heard County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,413,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,019,000
    Regular Highways: $867,000
    General - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,897,000
    General - Other: $1,400,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,181,000
    Police Protection: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $1,115,000
    Central Staff Services: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $943,000
    Parks and Recreation: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $799,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $301,000
    Special Assessments: $94,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $175,000
    Police Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,890,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $474,000
    Public Welfare: $349,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,591,000
    Property: $5,489,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $598,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $35,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Other: $7,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000

Heard County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,413,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,019,000
    Regular Highways: $867,000
    General - Other: $67,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,897,000
    General - Other: $1,400,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,181,000
    Police Protection: $1,156,000
    Regular Highways: $1,115,000
    Central Staff Services: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $943,000
    Parks and Recreation: $665,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $799,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $301,000
    Special Assessments: $94,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Rents: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $175,000
    Police Protection: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,890,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $474,000
    Public Welfare: $349,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,591,000
    Property: $5,489,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $598,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $35,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000
    Other: $7,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 333
  • Number of aged recipients: 42
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 291
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 202
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 90
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 160
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 141
Most common first names in Heard County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16769.8 years
William14970.8 years
John13071.4 years
Mary13077.3 years
Robert8773.8 years
Willie7873.5 years
Charlie6069.8 years
Annie5982.4 years
George5972.6 years
Charles4868.4 years
Most common last names in Heard County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11975.0 years
Jackson7074.0 years
Daniel5975.0 years
Johnson5877.8 years
Brown5868.6 years
Phillips4975.0 years
Davis4771.7 years
Jones4772.8 years
Arrington4772.5 years
Cook4177.2 years

Businesses in Heard County, GA

  • Hardee's: 1
  • U-Haul: 1