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Lanier County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 10,598 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 7,241 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,536
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 931
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,979
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,141 (it was 614 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 187 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lanier County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.7%), Educational, health and social services (24.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lanier County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 5,348  (50.5%)
Females: 5,250  (49.5%)
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Lanier County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lanier County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,247 ($29,171 in 1999)

This county:

$33,247
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $596)
This county:

$427
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $123,349 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Lanier:

$123,349
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,080 - $205,053

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $162,109
Here:

$162,109
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,641
Here:

$118,641
State:

$198,839

Mobile homes: $78,482
Here:

$78,482
State:

$71,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,093
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Institutionalized population: 259
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $57,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2004: 91 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2007: 147 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,640 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $639 (0.8%)

Lanier County household income distribution in 2009 Lanier County home values distribution Lanier County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.4%
Lanier County:

25.4%
Georgia:

16.0%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.5 years old
(Males: 35.3 years old, Females: 33.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.1 years old, Black residents: 32.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 35.1 years old)

Area name: Valdosta, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lanier County is $445 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lakeland, East River.

Lanier 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: Bell County, Texas , Escambia County, Florida , Nassau County, Florida , McIntosh County , Mitchell County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 208
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 169 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Lanier County:

1.6%
Whole state:

10.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 19
  • 2000 to 2009: 10
  • 1990 to 1999: 89
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • Before 1970: 7
Note: State values scaled to Lanier County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.7%

Lanier County marital status for males Lanier County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,607
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 120
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 1,295

Housing units in Lanier County with a mortgage: 1,438 (22 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 946

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lanier County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,75811
Mainline Protestant5063
Catholic3441
Black Protestant1921
Other-1
None6,278-
Lanier 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
Lanier County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Lanier County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lanier County:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Lanier County:

29.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Lanier County:

Average size of farms: 386 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $75,025
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $547.46
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,226
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $77,544
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.20
Corn for grain: 1165 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 7532 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 249 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,439 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lanier County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 199.3 miles away from Lanier County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 395.2 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 249.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 214.6 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 282.1 miles away from Lanier 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 207.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-897: March 15, 1991, FEMA Id: 897, 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

The number of natural disasters in Lanier County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (59%)
  • Bolivia (18%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Thailand (4%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

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

  • American (24%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • British (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • African (1%)

Lanier County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,343 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 149 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (2.4%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (3.0%)
  • Walked: 105 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (6.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 195 people in state prisons
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
208 people in state prisons
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,375.

18.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($20,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.69%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.66% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,106 average AGI)
Lanier County:

0.66%
Georgia average:

0.08%

11.35% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($12,765 average AGI)
6.68% relocated from other states ($6,691 average AGI)
Lanier County:

6.68%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lowndes County, GA  6.64% ($22,630 average AGI)
from Berrien County, GA  1.00% ($19,793)


12.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.31%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.10% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($15,221 average AGI)
4.22% relocated to other states ($11,036 average AGI)
Lanier County:

4.22%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lowndes County, GA  4.59% ($24,959 average AGI)
to Berrien County, GA  1.08% ($19,483)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Lanier County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lanier County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lanier County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lanier County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lanier County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,202 (844 aged, 358 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 240 (11%)

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

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

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

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (83)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (68)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (64)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (60)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (56)
  • Congestive heart failure (50)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (41)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (17)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,126
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,166
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71,459

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,602
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 861

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,598
  • In family households: 9,098 (1,369 male householders, 1,313 female householders)
    1,857 spouses, 3,148 children (2,947 natural, 71 adopted, 126 stepchildren), 399 grandchildren, 317 brothers or sisters, 133 parents, 279 other relatives, 281 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,197 (553 male householders (530 living alone)), 570 female householders (536 living alone)), 68 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 295

Size of family households: 1,279 2-persons, 383 3-persons, 514 4-persons, 243 5-persons, 171 6-persons, 96 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,067 1-person, 55 2-persons.

1,295 married couples with children.
990 single-parent households (259 men, 731 women).

96.5% of residents of Lanier speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $40,423,000 ($5,416 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,689,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,459,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,890,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $946,000
Federal grants: $12,039,000
Federal procurement contracts: $216,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $874,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $225,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,164,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,695,000

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

Births: 561
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 379
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +97
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lanier County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.56 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:

5.2
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 127
  • 2010 to 2013: 299
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,292
  • 1990 to 1999: 632
  • 1980 to 1989: 729
  • 1970 to 1979: 578
  • 1960 to 1969: 345
  • 1950 to 1959: 208
  • 1940 to 1949: 131
  • 1939 or earlier: 100
Note: State values scaled to Lanier population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lanier County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lanier County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 273
  • 5 rooms: 518
  • 6 rooms: 614
  • 7 rooms: 360
  • 8 rooms: 184
  • 9+ rooms: 361
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 412
  • 5 rooms: 321
  • 6 rooms: 383
  • 7 rooms: 98
  • 8 rooms: 113
  • 9+ rooms: 22
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lanier County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lanier County population
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 317
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,604
  • 4 bedrooms: 311
  • 5+ bedrooms: 69
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 205
  • 2 bedrooms: 425
  • 3 bedrooms: 654
  • 4 bedrooms: 121
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Lanier County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lanier County population
  • no vehicle: 30
  • 1 vehicle: 579
  • 2 vehicles: 1,210
  • 3 vehicles: 368
  • 4 vehicles: 125
  • 5+ vehicles: 49
  • no vehicle: 353
  • 1 vehicle: 489
  • 2 vehicles: 459
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 98
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

80% of Lanier County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Georgia.

Lanier County:

80.1%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 6,735
  • Other state: 3,394
  • Northeast: 355
  • Midwest: 622
  • South: 2,144
  • West: 284

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lanier County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (92.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Electricity (91.0%)
  • Utility gas (7.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

1.9%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 138
Here:

23.4%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lanier County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $614,000
    Police Protection: $465,000
    Financial Administration: $301,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Central Staff Services: $129,000
    Health Services - Other: $125,000
    Housing & Community Development: $100,000
    General - Other: $65,000
    Welfare - Other: $63,000
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000
    Fire Protection: $40,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $186,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $79,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,190,000

Lanier County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $78,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $206,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $81,000
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000
    All Other: $32,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $782,000
    Total General Sales: $729,000
    Other Selective Sales: $145,000
    NEC: $40,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000
    Public Utilities: $1,000

Lanier County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $450,000

Lanier County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $483,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 304
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 270
  • Number of recipients under 18: 34
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 192
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 78
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 145
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 114
Lanier County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lanier County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4668.2 years
Mary4578.1 years
John4271.9 years
William3575.9 years
Willie3374.1 years
Annie2279.2 years
Robert2071.0 years
George1675.6 years
Thomas1473.1 years
Ruby1479.6 years
Most common last names in Lanier County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sirmans2872.3 years
Mathis2371.2 years
Williams2367.3 years
Browning2173.5 years
Jones2077.2 years
Johnson2071.1 years
Miller1968.8 years
Carter1882.1 years
Thomas1768.5 years
Davis1682.8 years
Businesses in Lanier County, GA
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FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Lanier County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"