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Morgan County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 17,956 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 15,457 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,455
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,670
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,315
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,535 (it was 1,243 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 350 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morgan County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (39.4%), Educational, health and social services (26.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Morgan County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (23.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 8,678  (48.3%)
Females: 9,278  (51.7%)
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Morgan County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Morgan County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,418 ($40,249 in 1999)

This county:

$46418
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $626 (lower quartile is $473, upper quartile is $807)
This county:

$626
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,436 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Morgan:

$164,436
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,087 - $277,355
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,232
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 154
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2001: 116 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2002: 169 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2003: 172 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2004: 211 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2006: 229 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2007: 173 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $249,900
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $228,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,372 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,086 (0.7%)

Morgan County household income distribution in 2009 Morgan County home values distribution Morgan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Morgan County:

16.0%
Georgia:

19.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 1.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 65 years old, Asian residents: 18 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 45 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgan County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $506 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $606 a month.

Cities in this county include: Madison, Godfrey, Rutledge, Bostwick, Buckhead.

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Morgan County: Camp Odum Mon (A), Dot (B), Union Camp Ground (C), Woodland Camp (D), Center Point (E), New Mexico (F), Enoly Crossroads (G), Kansas (H), Hickory Level (I), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 3 (J), Carrollton Fire Department Station 23 (K), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 12 (L), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 5 (M), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 1 (N), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 15 (O), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 14 (P), Fairfield Fire Department (Q), Rockdale Company Station 5 Fire Station (R), Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 16 (S), Fairfield Fire Department Station B (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morgan County include: Antioch Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Bethelhem Church (C), Kansas Missionary Baptist Church (D), Lowell Methodist Church (E), Message of Christ Church (F), Millers Academy Church (G), Oak Grove Baptist Church (H), Oak Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Laurel Hill Cemetery (1), Rolling Acres Memory Gardens (2), Memorial Park (3), Carroll Memory Gardens (4), Springer Cemetery (5), Mount Lowell Cemetery (6), Garretts Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Woodfin (A), Fishing Lake (B), Thomas Lake B (C), Thomas Lake A (D), Wampum Lake (E), Carnes Lake (F), Richards Lake (G), Law Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Words Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Whooping Creek (C), Webster Creek (D), Bay Springs Creek (E), Becks Creek (F), Turkey Creek (G), Tumlin Creek (H), Trestle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Morgan County: John Tanner State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Chaves County, New Mexico , Fayette County, Alabama , San Diego County, California , Saluda County, South Carolina , Leflore County, Mississippi , Denton County, Texas , Jasper County , Oconee County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 397
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 167 (38% naturalized citizens)

Morgan County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 75
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 14
  • 1980 to 1984: 11
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 48

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

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

Morgan County marital status for males Morgan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,484
  • One, attached: 85
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 1,270

Housing units in Morgan County with a mortgage: 1,814 (181 second mortgage, 154 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 750

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morgan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,04121
Mainline Protestant2,29312
Black Protestant5972
Catholic3531
Other1301
None8,454-
Morgan 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: 5
Morgan County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Morgan County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

13.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

27.7%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Morgan County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,179
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $193.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,068
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,288
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 23.96%
All wheat for grain: 908 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 419 acres

Tornado activity:

Morgan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 1254226.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 20 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/16/1990, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morgan County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% 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 60.9 miles away from Morgan 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 137.4 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 154.9 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 217.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.5 miles away from Morgan County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 320.0 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:

  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1973): April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • India (19%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Romania (13%)
  • Russia (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Panama (5%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Morgan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,638 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,162 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 134 (2%)
  • Other means: 61 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 280 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
70 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,456.

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.54% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($31,807 average AGI)
1.35% relocated from other states ($8,816 average AGI)
Morgan County:

1.35%
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 Walton County, GA  0.75% ($27,511 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  0.63% ($28,692)
from Greene County, GA  0.58% ($23,083)
from Putnam County, GA  0.48% ($48,833)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.45% ($32,000)
from Fulton County, GA  0.24% ($151,867)
from Clarke County, GA  0.22% ($19,929)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.37% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($21,801 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($8,957 average AGI)
Morgan County:

1.43%
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 Walton County, GA  0.76% ($29,149 average AGI)
to Clarke County, GA  0.56% ($19,314)
to Newton County, GA  0.53% ($28,121)
to Putnam County, GA  0.47% ($24,000)
to Greene County, GA  0.35% ($20,409)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.29% ($32,556)
to Fulton County, GA  0.27% ($41,118)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Morgan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Morgan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,902 (2,410 aged, 492 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 619 (13%)

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 Morgan County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (238)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (173)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (156)
  • Unspecified dementia (95)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (78)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (72)
  • Congestive heart failure (69)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (65)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (64)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (48)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3203.620
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 270.4
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15606.63

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1183.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 914.7
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.43

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17.15

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,714
  • In family households: 15,879 (3,474 male householders, 1,599 female householders)
    3,774 spouses, 5,346 children (4,874 natural, 152 adopted, 320 stepchildren), 650 grandchildren, 156 brothers or sisters, 161 parents, 256 other relatives, 333 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,835 (743 male householders (625 living alone)), 844 female householders (755 living alone)), 248 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 154 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 2,201 2-persons, 1,144 3-persons, 1,012 4-persons, 458 5-persons, 169 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,380 1-person, 180 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

2,522 married couples with children.
941 single-parent households (189 men, 752 women).

97.6% of residents of Morgan County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,619,000 ($4798 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,561,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,575,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,403,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $811,000
Federal grants: $20,756,000
Federal procurement contracts: $674,000 ($12,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,400,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $466,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,008,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,589,000

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

Births: 1,083
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 707
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +56
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,625
Here:

+93 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Morgan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (14% from ground, 86% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 47
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,725
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,838
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,159
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,081
  • 1960 to 1969: 398
  • 1950 to 1959: 376
  • 1940 to 1949: 191
  • 1939 or earlier: 658
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 106
  • 4 rooms: 285
  • 5 rooms: 1,132
  • 6 rooms: 1,317
  • 7 rooms: 602
  • 8 rooms: 449
  • 9+ rooms: 399
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 58
  • 3 rooms: 123
  • 4 rooms: 344
  • 5 rooms: 333
  • 6 rooms: 222
  • 7 rooms: 102
  • 8 rooms: 50
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 69
  • 2 bedrooms: 781
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,619
  • 4 bedrooms: 690
  • 5+ bedrooms: 149
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 195
  • 2 bedrooms: 544
  • 3 bedrooms: 407
  • 4 bedrooms: 59
  • 5+ bedrooms: 30
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 169
  • 1 vehicle: 1,028
  • 2 vehicles: 1,589
  • 3 vehicles: 1,051
  • 4 vehicles: 358
  • 5+ vehicles: 120
  • no vehicle: 164
  • 1 vehicle: 523
  • 2 vehicles: 378
  • 3 vehicles: 155
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

60% of Morgan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Georgia.

Morgan County:

59.8%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 12304
  • Northeast: 429
  • Midwest: 595
  • South: 1679
  • West: 232

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $108,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morgan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (50.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.5%)
  • Utility gas (15.2%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Utility gas (26.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)
  • Wood (3.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 152
Here:

7.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

2.6%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

22.6%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Morgan County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,122,000
    Health - Other: $164,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Fire Protection: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,752,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,108,000
    Police Protection: $1,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $855,000
    Financial Administration: $689,000
    General - Other: $664,000
    Health Services - Other: $613,000
    Corrections - Other: $608,000
    Parks & Recreation: $417,000
    Central Staff Services: $344,000
    Welfare - Other: $317,000
    General Public Buildings: $308,000
    Fire Protection: $284,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $261,000
    Libraries: $177,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Housing & Community Development: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Hospitals: $1,019,000
    Water Utilities: $882,000
    General: $766,000
    Fire Protection: $154,000
    Libraries: $146,000
    Health: $123,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $488,000
    Police Protection: $301,000
    Fire Protection: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $4,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,082,000

Morgan County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $772,000
    All Other: $444,000
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000
    Public Welfare: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $892,000
    Interest Earnings: $314,000
    Rents: $151,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $253,000
    All Other: $249,000
    Highways: $206,000
    Health & Hospitals: $186,000
    Public Welfare: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,112,000
    Total General Sales: $4,464,000
    Other Selective Sales: $371,000
    NEC: $229,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $59,000
    Public Utilities: $5,000

Morgan County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,788,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,350,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,403,000
    Other, NEC: $1,305,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $385,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000

Morgan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,550,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,403,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 371
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 302
  • Number of recipients under 18: 52
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 192
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 127
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 188
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 143
Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Morgan County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13178.0 years
James10972.3 years
John9373.6 years
William8874.9 years
Willie7471.8 years
Robert6869.9 years
Annie5878.8 years
George5275.3 years
Charles5173.7 years
Thomas3974.4 years
Most common last names in Morgan County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6374.2 years
Smith5771.1 years
Thomas5374.1 years
Brown5278.6 years
Malcom4380.7 years
Jones4377.7 years
Peters4172.6 years
Johnson4075.7 years
Jackson3072.1 years
Davis2879.6 years
Businesses in Morgan County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1Super 81
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Hilton1Waffle House2
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC1Wingate1
La-Z-Boy1