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Jones County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 29,177 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 23,639 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,781
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,749
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,430
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,056 (it was 1,229 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

34%

Land area: 394 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jones County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Wholesale trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jones County, GA (2017)
    • 20,58287.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,24830.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4401.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3901.6%Two or more races
    • 2080.9%Asian alone
    • 480.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 14,148  (48.5%)
Females: 15,029  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Jones County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,445 ($43,301 in 1999)
This county:

$58,445
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $643 (lower quartile is $507, upper quartile is $847)
This county:

$643
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,855 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Jones:

$136,855
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,633 - $203,203
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,250
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 302

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 166
  • Thefts: 372
  • Auto thefts: 69

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 142
  • Thefts: 356
  • Auto thefts: 54
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 164 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 176 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1999: 189 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2000: 220 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 219 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2003: 249 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2004: 264 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2005: 246 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2006: 237 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2007: 226 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $175,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Jones, GA residents
Average permit cost in Jones, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,796 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $945 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Jones, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jones, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jones, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
Jones County:

12.5%
Georgia:

14.9%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.1 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.9 years old, Black residents: 41.0 years old, American Indian residents: 27.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 51.0 years old, Other race residents: 11.9 years old)

Area name: Macon, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jones County is $487 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gray-Griswold, Round Oak, Gray.

Jones 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: Autauga County, Alabama , Bradley County, Arkansas , Colleton County, South Carolina , Butts County , Los Angeles County, California , Spalding County , Troup County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 824
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 279 (61.3% naturalized citizens)

Jones County:

1.0%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 1132000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 611980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 23.4%

Jones County marital status for males Jones County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,899
  • One, attached: 150
  • Two: 201
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 2,401

Housing units in Jones County with a mortgage: 5,074 (84 second mortgage, 346 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,568

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jones County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17319
Black Protestant1,76411
Mainline Protestant1,4096
Other3342
None17,989-
Jones 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: 2
Jones County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Jones County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jones County:

11.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

29.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Jones County:

Average size of farms: 181 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,392
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $115.98
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,047
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,960
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.12%
Land in orchards: 118 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jones 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 86.2 miles away from Jones 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 159.0 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 195.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 197.1 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 217.0 miles away from Jones 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 254.0 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 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia 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 Heavy Rain, High Winds, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 22, 1992 to December 07, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-969: December 01, 1992, FEMA Id: 969, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jones

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,043 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 593 (11.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 17 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 535 (10.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Thailand (29%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • El Salvador (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • Peru (8%)
  • Taiwan (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jones County


  • American (31%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 262 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 157 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,146.

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.87% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($32,653 average AGI)
0.72% relocated from other states ($5,189 average AGI)
Jones County:

0.72%
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 Bibb County, GA  2.93% ($34,374 average AGI)
from Baldwin County, GA  0.56% ($37,182)
from Houston County, GA  0.34% ($39,706)
from Wilkinson County, GA  0.27% ($45,852)
from Twiggs County, GA  0.26% ($31,654)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.80% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($31,342 average AGI)
0.58% relocated to other states ($3,525 average AGI)
Jones County:

0.58%
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 Bibb County, GA  2.78% ($27,745 average AGI)
to Houston County, GA  0.46% ($43,244)
to Baldwin County, GA  0.44% ($33,977)
to Monroe County, GA  0.31% ($61,452)
to Twiggs County, GA  0.27% ($34,556)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Jones County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Jones County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jones County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jones County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,898 (2,827 aged, 1,071 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 819 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (244)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (194)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (186)
  • Congestive heart failure (102)
  • Unspecified dementia (100)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (95)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (78)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (62)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (60)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,349
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 865

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,177
  • In family households: 25,636 (3,879 male householders, 4,149 female householders)
    5,979 spouses, 8,674 children (7,898 natural, 410 adopted, 374 stepchildren), 983 grandchildren, 351 brothers or sisters, 376 parents, 701 other relatives, 516 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,255 (1,331 male householders (1,046 living alone)), 1,344 female householders (1,198 living alone)), 576 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 279

Size of family households: 3,728 2-persons, 1,853 3-persons, 1,327 4-persons, 764 5-persons, 265 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,244 1-person, 366 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 38 4-persons.

4,263 married couples with children.
1,482 single-parent households (289 men, 1,193 women).

98.6% of residents of Jones speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $86,227,000 ($3,287 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,288,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,582,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,016,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $82,000
Federal grants: $22,782,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,779,000 ($1,331,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,986,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $107,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,810,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,295,000

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

Births: 1,753
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,092
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +59
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,513
Here:

+94 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jones County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Jones County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Jones County, Georgia
  • 3772014 or later
  • 1172010 to 2013
  • 2,9002000 to 2009
  • 2,8561990 to 1999
  • 1,8751980 to 1989
  • 1,7921970 to 1979
  • 9801960 to 1969
  • 5141950 to 1959
  • 1181940 to 1949
  • 4391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Georgia
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 3724 rooms
  • 2,1505 rooms
  • 1,9416 rooms
  • 1,6387 rooms
  • 1,2178 rooms
  • 1,1239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1553 rooms
  • 5604 rooms
  • 6055 rooms
  • 3476 rooms
  • 2527 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, Georgia
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 7602 bedrooms
  • 5,2513 bedrooms
  • 1,7874 bedrooms
  • 6655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1261 bedroom
  • 7372 bedrooms
  • 9363 bedrooms
  • 2764 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 221no vehicle
  • 1,5531 vehicle
  • 3,6042 vehicles
  • 2,3273 vehicles
  • 6694 vehicles
  • 2885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 246no vehicle
  • 8461 vehicle
  • 6032 vehicles
  • 2743 vehicles
  • 1154 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

91.2% of Jones County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Georgia.

Jones County:

91.2%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 23,667
  • Other state: 5,149
  • Northeast: 858
  • Midwest: 751
  • South: 3,096
  • West: 438
Year householders moved into unit in Jones County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jones County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.0%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

11.6%
Georgia:

18.8%

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

Jones County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $741,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $852,000
    Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,017,000
    Parks and Recreation: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    Housing and Community Development: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,774,000
    Regular Highways: $2,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,677,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,631,000
    Water Utilities: $1,622,000
    General - Other: $1,404,000
    Sewerage: $1,081,000
    Financial Administration: $1,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000
    General Public Buildings: $497,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $301,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $787,000
    Other - Health - Other: $100,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $181,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,620,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,261,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,641,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,625,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $756,000
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Royalties: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $181,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,968,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,278,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $447,000
    Other: $99,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,562,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,938,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,222,000
    Other: $269,000
    Other License: $177,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $102,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,818,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000

Jones County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $741,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $852,000
    Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,017,000
    Parks and Recreation: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    Housing and Community Development: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,774,000
    Regular Highways: $2,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,677,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,631,000
    Water Utilities: $1,622,000
    General - Other: $1,404,000
    Sewerage: $1,081,000
    Financial Administration: $1,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000
    General Public Buildings: $497,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $301,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $787,000
    Other - Health - Other: $100,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $181,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,620,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,261,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,641,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,625,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $756,000
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Royalties: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $181,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,968,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,278,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $447,000
    Other: $99,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,562,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,938,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,222,000
    Other: $269,000
    Other License: $177,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $102,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,818,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000

Jones County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $741,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $852,000
    Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,017,000
    Parks and Recreation: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    Housing and Community Development: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,774,000
    Regular Highways: $2,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,677,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,631,000
    Water Utilities: $1,622,000
    General - Other: $1,404,000
    Sewerage: $1,081,000
    Financial Administration: $1,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000
    General Public Buildings: $497,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $301,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $787,000
    Other - Health - Other: $100,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $181,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,620,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,261,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,641,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,625,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $756,000
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Royalties: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $181,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,968,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,278,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $447,000
    Other: $99,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,562,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,938,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,222,000
    Other: $269,000
    Other License: $177,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $102,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,818,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000

Jones County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $741,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $852,000
    Other: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,017,000
    Parks and Recreation: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    Housing and Community Development: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,962,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,774,000
    Regular Highways: $2,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,677,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,631,000
    Water Utilities: $1,622,000
    General - Other: $1,404,000
    Sewerage: $1,081,000
    Financial Administration: $1,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000
    General Public Buildings: $497,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $301,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $429,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $787,000
    Other - Health - Other: $100,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $181,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,620,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,261,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,641,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,625,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $756,000
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000
    Royalties: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $181,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,968,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,278,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,521,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $447,000
    Other: $99,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,562,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,938,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,222,000
    Other: $269,000
    Other License: $177,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $102,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,818,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 596
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 538
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 372
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 129
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 239
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 264
Most common first names in Jones County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7868.9 years
Mary6679.7 years
William5875.4 years
Willie5068.6 years
John4777.4 years
Robert3572.6 years
George3377.8 years
Annie3080.5 years
Thomas2768.3 years
Joseph2274.2 years
Most common last names in Jones County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5176.7 years
Pitts5075.7 years
Greene4179.7 years
Johnson3670.6 years
Williams3474.6 years
Jackson2669.8 years
Roberts2682.9 years
Brown2376.6 years
Gray2272.5 years
Stewart2176.0 years
Businesses in Jones County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's1