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Houston County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 152,122 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 110,765 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,013
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,351
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,026
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,687 (it was 12,885 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

34%

Land area: 377 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Houston County: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.3%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Houston County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (57.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.6%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 74,525  (49.0%)
Females: 77,597  (51.0%)

Houston County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Houston County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,493 ($43,638 in 1999)

This county:

$62,493
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $700 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $844)
This county:

$700
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,800 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Houston:

$141,800
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,400 - $198,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,232
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $357

Institutionalized population: 1,071

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 18
  • Assaults: 72
  • Burglaries: 230
  • Thefts: 727
  • Auto thefts: 93
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1207 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 691 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2009: 615 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2010: 646 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2011: 533 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2012: 572 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2013: 565 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2014: 596 buildings, average cost: $197,700
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,534 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $979 (1.0%)

Houston County household income distribution in 2013 Houston County home values distribution in 2013 Houston County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
Houston County:

16.3%
Georgia:

16.0%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for American Indian residents, 64.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.4 years old
(Males: 34.3 years old, Females: 35.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.5 years old, Black residents: 33.3 years old, American Indian residents: 50.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.4 years old, Other race residents: 33.2 years old)

Area name: Warner Robins, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $862 a month.

Cities in this county include: Warner Robins, Perry, Centerville, Elko, Robins AFB, Henderson.

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Houston County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cochise County, Arizona , Kemper County, Mississippi , Richland Parish, Louisiana , Emanuel County , Union Parish, Louisiana , Winn Parish, Louisiana , Panola County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 5,898
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,767 (48.7% naturalized citizens)

Houston County:

5.1%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 9942010 or later
  • 3,1602000 to 2009
  • 2,0601990 to 1999
  • 9481980 to 1989
  • 5721970 to 1979
  • 614Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

Houston County marital status for males Houston County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 46,244
  • One, attached: 751
  • Two: 1,066
  • 3 or 4: 3,161
  • 5 to 9: 4,644
  • 10 to 19: 850
  • 20 to 49: 155
  • 50 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 4,649
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 132

Housing units in Houston County with a mortgage: 26,208 (392 second mortgage, 2,434 home equity loan, 53 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,433

Here:

72.2% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Houston County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,802103
Mainline Protestant15,04617
Catholic6,1242
Other4,59210
Black Protestant2,26711
None66,069-
Houston 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: 21
Houston County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Houston County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 79
This county:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Houston County:

12.4%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

30.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Houston County:

Average size of farms: 210 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $65,567
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.28
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,485
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,606
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.28
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.36%
Corn for grain: 1209 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5671 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 14513 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2700 harvested acres
Vegetables: 113 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,405 acres

Earthquake activity:

Houston County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 113.5 miles away from Houston 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 175.4 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 234.1 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 216.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from Houston County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 224.8 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 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical 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 Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • India (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Houston County


  • American (24%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Houston County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 60,398 (86.2%)
  • Carpooled: 6,790 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 71 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 775 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 77 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 239 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,389 (2.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,319 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 558 people in nursing homes
  • 175 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 164 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 491 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 401 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 401 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 162 people in state prisons
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,327.

9.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.36% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,827 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.36%
Georgia average:

0.08%

4.70% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($16,368 average AGI)
4.04% relocated from other states ($19,361 average AGI)
Houston County:

4.04%
Georgia average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bibb County, GA  0.99% ($31,685 average AGI)
from Peach County, GA  0.71% ($27,551)
from Cobb County, GA  0.18% ($40,849)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.15% ($25,603)
from Fulton County, GA  0.14% ($51,387)
from Macon County, GA  0.14% ($29,486)
from Pulaski County, GA  0.12% ($29,234)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,651 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.30%
Georgia average:

0.09%

3.97% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($16,214 average AGI)
3.62% relocated to other states ($19,413 average AGI)
Houston County:

3.62%
Georgia average:

3.33%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bibb County, GA  0.95% ($30,954 average AGI)
to Peach County, GA  0.63% ($31,762)
to Fulton County, GA  0.17% ($27,110)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.12% ($27,094)
to Cobb County, GA  0.12% ($44,750)
to Crawford County, GA  0.11% ($34,034)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.09% ($43,347)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Houston County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Houston County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Houston County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Houston County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Houston County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,912 (12,807 aged, 3,105 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,151 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,016)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (775)
  • Unspecified dementia (558)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (537)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (517)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (406)
  • Congestive heart failure (404)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (297)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (295)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (294)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,657
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 187
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,876

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,500
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 759
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 38.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.1
  • Other - 19.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152,122
  • In family households: 130,299 (22,909 male householders, 17,708 female householders)
    29,024 spouses, 47,482 children (42,928 natural, 1,522 adopted, 3,032 stepchildren), 2,641 grandchildren, 1,056 brothers or sisters, 3,515 parents, 2,550 other relatives, 3,414 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,260 (6,092 male householders (4,626 living alone)), 9,192 female householders (8,049 living alone)), 4,976 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,563

Size of family households: 15,325 2-persons, 11,376 3-persons, 8,110 4-persons, 3,841 5-persons, 1,182 6-persons, 783 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,675 1-person, 1,632 2-persons, 507 3-persons, 470 4-persons.

24,882 married couples with children.
9,306 single-parent households (1,953 men, 7,353 women).

90.6% of residents of Houston speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,988,543,000 ($16,069 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,445,910,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $430,117,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $89,088,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,855,000
Federal grants: $81,692,000
Federal procurement contracts: $495,157,000 ($449,995,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $888,633,000 ($874,845,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,651,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $182,486,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,340,000

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

Births: 9,434
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,455
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +807
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,762
Here:

+77 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Houston County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.77 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Houston County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 9162014 or later
  • 3,6592010 to 2013
  • 14,2892000 to 2009
  • 11,2831990 to 1999
  • 9,9041980 to 1989
  • 9,4291970 to 1979
  • 6,8611960 to 1969
  • 3,2651950 to 1959
  • 1,5681940 to 1949
  • 7221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Houston County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 1321 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 1,6034 rooms
  • 8,0365 rooms
  • 8,3736 rooms
  • 8,1967 rooms
  • 4,6868 rooms
  • 5,5489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 2,2201 room
  • 4592 rooms
  • 1,4443 rooms
  • 3,3924 rooms
  • 5,8175 rooms
  • 3,6896 rooms
  • 1,0667 rooms
  • 7888 rooms
  • 3859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Houston County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 132no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2,4322 bedrooms
  • 21,7483 bedrooms
  • 9,6664 bedrooms
  • 2,6635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 2,220no bedroom
  • 2,0051 bedroom
  • 5,0672 bedrooms
  • 8,0193 bedrooms
  • 1,8844 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 801no vehicle
  • 7,1051 vehicle
  • 18,4672 vehicles
  • 6,9693 vehicles
  • 2,3674 vehicles
  • 9325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Houston County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Houston County population
  • 1,625no vehicle
  • 8,4521 vehicle
  • 7,6592 vehicles
  • 1,1343 vehicles
  • 1934 vehicles
  • 1975+ vehicles

83.8% of Houston County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Georgia.

Houston County:

83.8%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 86,004
  • Other state: 55,596
  • Northeast: 7,861
  • Midwest: 11,733
  • South: 29,084
  • West: 6,918
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Houston County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 11.3%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 82.4%Electricity
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,509
Here:

14.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 747
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 546
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

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

Houston County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,882,000
    General Public Buildings: $728,000
    Sewerage: $699,000
    Water Utilities: $519,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,975,000
    General - Other: $7,789,000
    Police Protection: $6,927,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,363,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,315,000
    Regular Highways: $3,768,000
    Water Utilities: $2,639,000
    Financial Administration: $2,613,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,413,000
    Health - Other: $2,384,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,896,000
    Sewerage: $1,759,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,457,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $365,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,051,000
    Libraries: $669,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Regular Highways: $184,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $75,000
    General - Other: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,105,000
    Police Protection: $557,000
    Local Fire Protection: $481,000
    Regular Highways: $254,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    Financial Administration: $59,000
    General - Other: $37,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $19,000
    Water Utilities: $16,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,083,000

Houston County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,387,000
    All Other: $3,274,000
    Sewerage: $2,186,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $163,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,236,000
    Sale of Property: $2,914,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,829,000
    Rents: $798,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,279,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $996,000
    Health and Hospitals: $758,000
    Public Welfare: $278,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,228,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,739,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,119,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $359,000
    Other License: $321,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $269,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $191,000
    Public Utility License: $14,000

Houston County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,869,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,536
  • Number of aged recipients: 222
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,314
  • Number of recipients under 18: 526
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,552
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 458
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 913
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,080
Houston County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Houston County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,160$146,181529$134,8752,456$150,856142$44,0774$2,626,750426$110,61570$66,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$127,80020$95,900155$157,49712$55,1670$011$103,27313$52,385
APPLICATIONS DENIED129$128,40389$112,326811$141,894119$31,9661$1,000,00062$87,43552$70,712
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN112$138,32160$140,767600$151,35028$84,8930$025$107,12015$83,733
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$143,42115$128,333152$137,4216$81,8330$09$96,7782$114,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED123$162,85497$175,9071$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$185,34330$193,0332$58,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$130,94117$209,2350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$126,00015$220,5330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$222,3333$172,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Houston County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44069.4 years
Mary41276.7 years
John34471.9 years
William32573.2 years
Robert24569.6 years
Charles18970.0 years
Willie17569.8 years
George16273.3 years
Thomas15471.1 years
Annie14379.4 years
Most common last names in Houston County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21271.6 years
Jones16472.0 years
Williams16171.2 years
Davis15872.7 years
Brown15670.9 years
Johnson11672.9 years
Jackson11568.1 years
Thompson7872.2 years
Walker7373.3 years
Miller6777.0 years
Businesses in Houston County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Furniture3
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts5Lowe's2
Aeropostale1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's2McDonald's7
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone3New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Best Western2Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Olive Garden1
Burger King5Outback1
CVS6Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza3
Chick-Fil-A4Payless1
Church's Chicken2Penske1
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Circle K5Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn3Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Publix Super Markets3
Cracker Barrel2Quality2
Cricket Wireless5Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack4
DHL2Ramada2
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Discount Tire1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
Dunkin Donuts2Ryan's Grill1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In3
FedEx18Sears3
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Spencer Gifts1
Ford2Sprint Nextel2
GNC3Staples1
GameStop4Starbucks2
Goodwill2Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block6Suburban1
Hardee's2Subway12
Hilton2Super 82
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile7
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Honda1Target1
Howard Johnson1The Room Place1
Hyundai1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
InTown Suites1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul7
Journeys1UPS15
KFC2Vans2
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Knights Inn1Waffle House6
Kohl's1Walgreens5
Kroger4Walmart3
La Quinta1Wingate1
La-Z-Boy1

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