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Oglethorpe County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 15,051 (1% urban, 99% rural); it was 12,635 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,919
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,592
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,000
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,136 (it was 849 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

34%

Land area: 441 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oglethorpe County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (46.4%), Retail trade (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Oglethorpe County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 7,540  (50.1%)
Females: 7,511  (49.9%)

Oglethorpe County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Oglethorpe County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,597 ($35,578 in 1999)

This county:

$46,597
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $558 (lower quartile is $388, upper quartile is $777)
This county:

$558
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,334 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Oglethorpe:

$124,334
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,292 - $192,599
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,098
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 167
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 117 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2008: 75 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $15,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,332 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $816 (0.9%)

Oglethorpe County household income distribution in 2013 Oglethorpe County home values distribution in 2013 Oglethorpe County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.1%
Oglethorpe County:

16.1%
Georgia:

16.0%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.1% for American Indian residents, 55.3% for other race residents, 28.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 42.4 years old, American Indian residents: 48.1 years old, Asian residents: 43.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Area name: Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oglethorpe County is $509 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $851 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vesta-Enterprise, Crawford, Arnoldsville, Lexington, Maxeys.

Oglethorpe 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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Neighboring counties: Maricopa County, Arizona , Calhoun County, Alabama , Dallas County, Arkansas , Horry County, South Carolina , Elbert County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 358 (19.8% naturalized citizens)

Oglethorpe County:

2.4%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 522010 or later
  • 1412000 to 2009
  • 971990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 21.8%

Oglethorpe County marital status for males Oglethorpe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,370
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 87
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 1,901
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Oglethorpe County with a mortgage: 2,202 (40 second mortgage, 68 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,121

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oglethorpe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,85521
Black Protestant2442
Mainline Protestant2146
Other34-
None11,552-
Oglethorpe 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: 1
Oglethorpe County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



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

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Oglethorpe County:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Oglethorpe County:

29.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Oglethorpe County:

Average size of farms: 155 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $219,714
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $210.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $167,205
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,154
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.56%
All wheat for grain: 559 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 52 acres

Tornado activity:

Oglethorpe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 6255887.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 65 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oglethorpe 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 35.8 miles away from Oglethorpe 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 150.2 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 141.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from the 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 302.9 miles away from Oglethorpe 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 240.8 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 18, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4215: April 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4215, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 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 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 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 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 Oglethorpe County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (25%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oglethorpe County


  • American (29%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Oglethorpe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,585 (70.4%)
  • Carpooled: 297 (13.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 78 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 275 (12.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,342.

7.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.69% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($23,193 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($5,753 average AGI)
Oglethorpe County:

1.23%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clarke County, GA  2.65% ($28,072 average AGI)
from Madison County, GA  0.98% ($25,413)
from Oconee County, GA  0.42% ($26,450)
from Elbert County, GA  0.34% ($30,750)
from Jackson County, GA  0.28% ($23,615)
from Wilkes County, GA  0.23% ($15,818)


8.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.21% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($23,606 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($4,907 average AGI)
Oglethorpe County:

1.41%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clarke County, GA  3.22% ($22,667 average AGI)
to Madison County, GA  0.97% ($23,848)
to Oconee County, GA  0.46% ($42,864)
to Jackson County, GA  0.29% ($68,786)
to Elbert County, GA  0.23% ($25,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Oglethorpe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Oglethorpe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Oglethorpe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Oglethorpe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,115 (1,605 aged, 510 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 620 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (130)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (105)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (95)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (86)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (75)
  • Unspecified dementia (74)
  • Congestive heart failure (45)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (44)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (42)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,550
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 845

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 22

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,051
  • In family households: 12,682 (2,163 male householders, 1,869 female householders)
    3,014 spouses, 4,285 children (4,009 natural, 183 adopted, 76 stepchildren), 524 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 177 parents, 216 other relatives, 259 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,243 (758 male householders (625 living alone)), 1,042 female householders (894 living alone)), 441 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 132

Size of family households: 2,002 2-persons, 837 3-persons, 706 4-persons, 444 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,519 1-person, 233 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

1,921 married couples with children.
793 single-parent households (146 men, 647 women).

95.5% of residents of Oglethorpe speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $46,729,000 ($3,447 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,512,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,285,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,156,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $314,000
Federal grants: $15,273,000
Federal procurement contracts: $633,000 ($351,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,068,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $175,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,983,000
Federal Government insurance: $93,000

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

Births: 886
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 635
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +737
Here:

+54 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Oglethorpe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.19 millions of gallons per day (42% from ground, 58% from surface)

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 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 542014 or later
  • 1142010 to 2013
  • 1,4182000 to 2009
  • 1,3001990 to 1999
  • 1,3171980 to 1989
  • 1,0421970 to 1979
  • 4491960 to 1969
  • 2741950 to 1959
  • 1281940 to 1949
  • 4331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oglethorpe County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 261 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 3584 rooms
  • 1,1495 rooms
  • 1,0466 rooms
  • 6867 rooms
  • 4498 rooms
  • 4689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oglethorpe County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 21 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 3984 rooms
  • 3575 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 1949+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Oglethorpe County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 27no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 8172 bedrooms
  • 2,3053 bedrooms
  • 8854 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oglethorpe County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 2no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 6182 bedrooms
  • 5743 bedrooms
  • 1304 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Oglethorpe County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Oglethorpe County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 137no vehicle
  • 8441 vehicle
  • 1,5642 vehicles
  • 9853 vehicles
  • 5644 vehicles
  • 2255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Oglethorpe County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Oglethorpe County population
  • 121no vehicle
  • 7151 vehicle
  • 4252 vehicles
  • 2513 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.3% of Oglethorpe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Georgia.

Oglethorpe County:

86.3%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 10,672
  • Other state: 3,826
  • Northeast: 750
  • Midwest: 616
  • South: 2,222
  • West: 240
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oglethorpe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.7%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

8.2%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

18.3%

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

Oglethorpe County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $517,000
    Health Services - Other: $495,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    Corrections - Other: $440,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $408,000
    Central Staff Services: $401,000
    Regular Highways: $375,000
    General - Other: $275,000
    Solid Waste Management: $272,000
    Parks & Recreation: $192,000
    Welfare - Other: $180,000
    Fire Protection: $91,000
    General Public Buildings: $78,000
    Libraries: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $295,000
    Police Protection: $81,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Judicial: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,101,000

Oglethorpe County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $970,000
    All Other: $334,000
    Parks & Recreation: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $327,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $159,000
    Health & Hospitals: $108,000
    All Other: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,722,000
    Total General Sales: $1,143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $356,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000
    NEC: $41,000
    Public Utilities: $12,000

Oglethorpe County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000

Oglethorpe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,049,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 407
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 349
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 256
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 106
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 174
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 186
Oglethorpe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Oglethorpe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Oglethorpe County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4777.6 years
William4772.8 years
James4569.6 years
John3974.5 years
George2676.0 years
Robert2673.7 years
Willie2575.6 years
Mattie2079.6 years
Annie2080.3 years
Walter1673.7 years
Most common last names in Oglethorpe County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4571.7 years
Mathews2275.3 years
Brooks2275.9 years
Harris1974.5 years
Howard1872.6 years
Bridges1880.0 years
Bray1767.4 years
Faust1680.0 years
Taylor1677.8 years
Harrison1471.6 years

Businesses in Oglethorpe County, GA

  • Subway: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

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