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McDuffie County, Georgia (GA)


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County population in 2012: 21,663 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 21,231 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,491
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,160
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,688
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,638 (it was 2,282 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%

Land area: 260 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 83 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McDuffie County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Manufacturing (15.8%), Retail trade (12.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in McDuffie County, Georgia:


Median resident age:  38.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Males: 10,250  (45.8%)
Females: 11,625  (54.2%)

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McDuffie County,GA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
McDuffie County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,799 ($31,920 in 1999)
This county:

$35799
Georgia:

$47589

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $360 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $442)
This county:

$360
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $88,874 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
McDuffie County:

$88,874
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,638 - $159,651

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $213,511
Here:

$213,511
State:

$224,856

Townhouses or other attached units: $216,628
Here:

$216,628
State:

$183,253

In 2-unit structures: $81,261
Here:

$81,261
State:

$162,731

Mobile homes: $61,298
Here:

$61,298
State:

$44,353
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,232
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $258

Institutionalized population: 282

McDuffie County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

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 2009: $536 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $398 (0.5%)


McDuffie County household income distribution in 2009 McDuffie County home values distribution


McDuffie County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.9%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 37.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

18.4%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

10.3%
Whole state:

6.1%

Area name: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McDuffie County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Thomson, Dearing.

McDuffie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Local government website: www.co.mcduffie.ga.us/County/index.html

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in McDuffie County: Thomson Country Club (A), Belle Meade Country Club (B), Thomson Fire Department (C), McDuffie County Fire Department Station 6 (D), McDuffie County Fire Department Station 4 (E), McDuffie County Fire Department -Headquarters (F), McDuffie County Fire Department Station 2 (G), McDuffie County Fire Department Station 5 (H), McDuffie County Fire Department Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McDuffie County include: Brinkley Chapel (A), Iron Hill Church (B), Marshall Church (C), Mount Gilead Church (D), Saint Luke Church (E), Salem Church (F), Sweetwater Church (G), Green Branch Church (H), Boneville Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adams Cemetery (1), Smith Cemetery (2), Adams Chapel Cemetery (3), Barksdale-Story-Bradshaw Cemetery (4), Collins Cemetery (5), Fort Creek Cemetery (6), Foster Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Knox Lake (A), Harrison Lake B (B), Harrison Lake A (C), McNeil Pond (D), Howard Lake (E), Dearing Number Nine Lake (F), Dearing Number 10 Lake (G), Arringtons Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sweetwater Creek (A), Sills Branch (B), Pegaham Branch (C), Mangy Branch (D), Jimmerson Branch (E), Dearing Branch (F), Danley Branch (G), Boneville Stream (H), Whites Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in McDuffie County: McDuffie Public Fishing Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Columbia County , Jefferson County , Lincoln County , Richmond County , Warren County , Wilkes County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 614
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 135 (47% naturalized citizens)

McDuffie County:

0.6%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.1%

McDuffie County marital status for males
McDuffie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in McDuffie County with a mortgage: 2,228 (270 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,165

Here:

65.7% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.58%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 9,889
Total congregations: 28

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents6,728 (68.0%)1,740 (17.6%)595 (6.0%)326 (3.3%)500 (5.1%)
Congregations14 (50.0%)6 (21.4%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)6 (21.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in McDuffie County - Thomson, Dearing

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
McDuffie County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
McDuffie County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
McDuffie County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Georgia:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McDuffie County:

18.6%
State:

14.6%


Agriculture in McDuffie County:

Average size of farms: 158 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,961
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,525
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,225
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.27
All wheat for grain: 305 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 310 acres

Tornado activity:

McDuffie County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 1.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/24/1955, a tornado killed 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McDuffie County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 79% 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 28.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from McDuffie County center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in McDuffie County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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




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





McDuffie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,998 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,484 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 125 (1%)
  • Other means: 46 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 127 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $39,118.

6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Georgia average:

10.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.77% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,670 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($8,906 average AGI)
McDuffie County:

1.66%
Georgia average:

4.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Columbia County, GA  1.05% ($39,050 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.96% ($27,151)
from Warren County, GA  0.86% ($22,273)
from Jefferson County, GA  0.29% ($21,909)
from Glascock County, GA  0.21% ($22,250)
from Wilkes County, GA  0.20% ($23,667)
from Lincoln County, GA  0.16% ($32,417)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Georgia average:

9.55%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($22,403 average AGI)
1.63% relocated to other states ($12,800 average AGI)
McDuffie County:

1.63%
Georgia average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richmond County, GA  1.16% ($24,386 average AGI)
to Columbia County, GA  0.95% ($37,694)
to Warren County, GA  0.64% ($25,633)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($39,538)
to Lincoln County, GA  0.16% ($19,083)
to Glascock County, GA  0.14% ($31,182)
to Clarke County, GA  0.13% ($22,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in McDuffie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in McDuffie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McDuffie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,106 (2,428 aged, 678 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6817.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 162.660
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55188.92

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1577.520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1136
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87.38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.2

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 140.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,557

Size of family households: 2,507 2-persons, 1,458 3-persons, 1,132 4-persons, 506 5-persons, 227 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,005 1-person, 273 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

97.6% of residents of McDuffie County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $126,106,000 ($5861 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,837,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,630,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,120,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $694,000
Federal grants: $34,712,000
Federal procurement contracts: $632,000 ($40,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,319,000 ($3,989,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,004,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,978,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,330,000

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

Births: 1,770
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,287
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +35
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +22
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McDuffie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.63 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in McDuffie County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 64
  • 3 rooms: 224
  • 4 rooms: 487
  • 5 rooms: 1,490
  • 6 rooms: 1,566
  • 7 rooms: 1,028
  • 8 rooms: 464
  • 9+ rooms: 365
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 138
  • 3 rooms: 257
  • 4 rooms: 810
  • 5 rooms: 585
  • 6 rooms: 287
  • 7 rooms: 117
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9+ rooms: 18
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McDuffie County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 177
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,052
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,429
  • 4 bedrooms: 908
  • 5+ bedrooms: 122
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 331
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,085
  • 3 bedrooms: 723
  • 4 bedrooms: 102
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in McDuffie County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 326
  • 1 vehicle: 1,490
  • 2 vehicles: 2,105
  • 3 vehicles: 1,154
  • 4 vehicles: 411
  • 5+ vehicles: 202
  • no vehicle: 748
  • 1 vehicle: 910
  • 2 vehicles: 479
  • 3 vehicles: 100
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

60% of McDuffie County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Georgia.

McDuffie County:

60.4%
State average:

50.8%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $56,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McDuffie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.8%)
  • Utility gas (24.7%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Utility gas (41.5%)
  • Electricity (36.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.9%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

6.2%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 137
Here:

9.7%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

11.3%
Georgia:

22.9%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

McDuffie County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


McDuffie County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


McDuffie County government finances - Debt in 2002:


McDuffie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



McDuffie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

McDuffie County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in McDuffie County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16969.0 years
Mary15877.7 years
John15572.0 years
William12971.2 years
Willie11970.2 years
Robert11369.1 years
Annie9178.8 years
George6270.9 years
Thomas6069.8 years
Charles5067.6 years
Most common last names in McDuffie County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10571.3 years
Smith7870.3 years
Jones7574.1 years
Neal5673.1 years
Williams4870.6 years
Wilson4872.7 years
Davis4769.2 years
Hobbs4772.9 years
Brown4770.5 years
Norris4475.3 years
Businesses in McDuffie County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Ryan's Grill1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
McDonald's1

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