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Jefferson County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 16,539 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 17,266 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,227
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,047
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,574
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,967 (it was 1,765 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Land area: 528 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (43.2%), Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jefferson County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (54.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (41.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 7,987  (48.3%)
Females: 8,552  (51.7%)

Jefferson County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,821 ($26,120 in 1999)

This county:

$29,821
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $339 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $462)
This county:

$339
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,206 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$74,206
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,661 - $142,559
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 460

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 18
Jefferson County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,200
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: $1,132 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $665 (1.1%)

Jefferson County household income distribution in 2013 Jefferson County home values distribution in 2013 Jefferson County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.0%
Jefferson County:

26.0%
Georgia:

16.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.0 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 36.4 years old, American Indian residents: 13.4 years old, Asian residents: 45.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 10.1 years old, Other race residents: 10.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.

Cities in this county include: Louisville, Wrens, Wadley, Stapleton, Bartow, Avera, Matthews.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bossier Parish, Louisiana , Holmes County, Mississippi , Henry County , Talbot County , Taliaferro County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.8%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 366
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 339 (39.4% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

2.1%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 1152010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 501990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 231970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.8%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,487
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 291
  • 3 or 4: 241
  • 5 to 9: 223
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 1,974
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 1,524 (27 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,363

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,78635
Black Protestant3,57920
Mainline Protestant1,66817
Catholic601
Other51
None5,832-
Jefferson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jefferson County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jefferson County:

9.14 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

14.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

35.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 354 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,779
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $566.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,765
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,431
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.40%
Corn for grain: 7205 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10366 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 17446 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8190 harvested acres
Vegetables: 209 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,678 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 56.7 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the 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 209.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.3 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 209.4 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1761: May 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1761, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to March 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1750: March 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1750, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 11, 1990 to October 29, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-880: October 19, 1990, FEMA Id: 880, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Jefferson County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (65%)
  • Sierra Leone (9%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • American (14%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Jefferson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,987 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 675 (13.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 70 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 170 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 147 (2.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 187 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 174 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 179 people in state prisons
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,265.

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($20,186 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($6,568 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.10%
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 Richmond County, GA  1.06% ($24,672 average AGI)
from Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($24,261)
from Burke County, GA  0.37% ($27,909)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.35% ($26,381)
from McDuffie County, GA  0.25% ($25,733)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.41% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($17,910 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($5,902 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.30%
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 Richmond County, GA  1.24% ($21,720 average AGI)
to Burke County, GA  0.41% ($21,360)
to Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($37,826)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.35% ($23,810)
to Washington County, GA  0.23% ($24,286)
to McDuffie County, GA  0.21% ($23,000)
to Glascock County, GA  0.18% ($28,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,200 (2,411 aged, 789 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 466 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (202)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (167)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (128)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (107)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (98)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (98)
  • Congestive heart failure (89)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (85)
  • Unspecified dementia (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,449
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 219
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,769

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,365
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,028
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,539
  • In family households: 13,546 (1,866 male householders, 1,912 female householders)
    2,493 spouses, 5,401 children (5,052 natural, 115 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 812 grandchildren, 221 brothers or sisters, 183 parents, 426 other relatives, 238 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,424 (940 male householders (853 living alone)), 1,263 female householders (1,194 living alone)), 214 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 562

Size of family households: 1,816 2-persons, 1,014 3-persons, 490 4-persons, 319 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,048 1-person, 126 2-persons, 27 3-persons.

1,570 married couples with children.
1,695 single-parent households (105 men, 1,590 women).

97.5% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,453,000 ($8,378 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,380,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,801,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,406,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,552,000
Federal grants: $59,723,000
Federal procurement contracts: $597,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,374,000 ($73,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,802,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,434,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,534,000

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

Births: 1,579
Here:

93 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,066
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -836
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.84 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Jefferson County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2142010 to 2013
  • 6042000 to 2009
  • 1,3271990 to 1999
  • 9901980 to 1989
  • 1,6731970 to 1979
  • 8281960 to 1969
  • 6661950 to 1959
  • 3051940 to 1949
  • 6821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 61 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 3144 rooms
  • 9685 rooms
  • 1,0106 rooms
  • 5157 rooms
  • 4208 rooms
  • 5029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 241 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 3243 rooms
  • 6144 rooms
  • 4735 rooms
  • 3606 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 868 rooms
  • 979+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 7632 bedrooms
  • 2,2683 bedrooms
  • 5744 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 24no bedroom
  • 3401 bedroom
  • 8662 bedrooms
  • 7273 bedrooms
  • 1884 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 282no vehicle
  • 9791 vehicle
  • 1,4132 vehicles
  • 6883 vehicles
  • 3244 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 712no vehicle
  • 9031 vehicle
  • 3942 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles

85.2% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Jefferson County:

85.2%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 14,082
  • Other state: 1,919
  • Northeast: 367
  • Midwest: 296
  • South: 1,201
  • West: 57
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 23.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.8%Electricity
  • 18.4%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

5.9%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

9.6%
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

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,946,000
    Health - Other: $1,207,000
    Police Protection: $1,076,000
    Solid Waste Management: $829,000
    General - Other: $816,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $792,000
    Regular Highways: $758,000
    Financial Administration: $611,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $448,000
    Central Staff Services: $345,000
    General Public Buildings: $174,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    Water Utilities: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $100,000
    Sewerage: $77,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $58,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Hospitals: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,023,000
    Health - Other: $143,000
    Libraries: $126,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $744,000
    Regular Highways: $210,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $22,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,128,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $655,000
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000
    Sewerage: $101,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $112,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $643,000
    Public Welfare: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $744,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $111,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $151,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $239,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,849,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,293,000
    Other Selective Sales: $410,000
    Public Utility License: $359,000
    Other License: $78,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $49,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $39,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,790,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,559,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,025,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,098
  • Number of aged recipients: 168
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 930
  • Number of recipients under 18: 197
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 595
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 306
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 440
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 460
Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Jefferson County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie17172.1 years
James15969.9 years
John14973.1 years
Mary14778.0 years
Robert12370.9 years
William11571.4 years
Annie8979.1 years
George8573.4 years
Charlie6371.4 years
Mattie6279.5 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15375.0 years
Brown13971.9 years
Williams10874.2 years
Jackson9172.8 years
Johnson8476.7 years
Davis8274.4 years
Jones7777.1 years
Jordan7173.3 years
Gibbons7173.9 years
Walker6772.0 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Ethan Allen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS1
KFC1YMCA1
McDonald's2