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Pickens County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 31,020 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 22,983 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,870
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,952
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,354
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,469 (it was 1,606 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

34%

Land area: 232 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pickens County: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.4%), Construction (14.6%), Retail trade (14.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pickens County, GA (2017)
    • 28,507124.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9724.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8063.5%Two or more races
    • 1730.8%Asian alone
    • 1520.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 170.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 15,354  (49.5%)
Females: 15,666  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Pickens County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,266 ($41,387 in 1999)
This county:

$65,266
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $725 (lower quartile is $487, upper quartile is $872)
This county:

$725
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $203,637 (it was $101,000 in 2000)
Pickens:

$203,637
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,722 - $333,549
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,315
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $452

Institutionalized population: 273
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 367 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 1998: 510 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1999: 553 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2000: 408 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2001: 459 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2002: 424 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2003: 419 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2004: 484 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2005: 445 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2006: 380 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2007: 270 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2008: 111 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $259,800
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $269,100
  • 2015: 65 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2016: 116 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2017: 132 buildings, average cost: $231,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pickens, GA residents
Average permit cost in Pickens, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,729 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,549 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pickens, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pickens, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pickens, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
Pickens County:

8.7%
Georgia:

14.9%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.4 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 46.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 56.8 years old, American Indian residents: 55.1 years old, Asian residents: 32.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.4 years old, Other race residents: 32.4 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pickens County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, Ludville, Jasper, Nelson, Talking Rock.

Pickens 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: Garland County, Arkansas , Lafayette County, Mississippi , Marshall County, Alabama , New Hanover County, North Carolina , Sevier County, Arkansas , Tallahatchie County, Mississippi , Tishomingo County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 504
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 925 (55.9% naturalized citizens)

Pickens County:

3.0%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 1812000 to 2009
  • 2501990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 441970 to 1979
  • 111Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.8%

Pickens County marital status for males Pickens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,882
  • One, attached: 307
  • Two: 166
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 208
  • 10 to 19: 234
  • 20 to 49: 98
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 2,014
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Pickens County with a mortgage: 5,493 (149 second mortgage, 388 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,536

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pickens County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,62724
Mainline Protestant1,9825
Catholic1,3491
Black Protestant3642
Other81
None22,101-
Pickens 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: 8
Pickens County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pickens County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pickens County:

9.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

25.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Pickens County:

Average size of farms: 71 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $196,685
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $199.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $133,242
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,825
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.18%
Corn for grain: 342 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 28 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pickens County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Pickens County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 118.8 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 96.4 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 177.4 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 260.4 miles away from Pickens County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 336.1 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe 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: 1973, 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, 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 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 Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pickens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,739 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,113 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 132 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 113 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,188 (10.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (34%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Colombia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pickens County


  • American (26%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
163 people in nursing homes
49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 104 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,312.

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($66,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.75% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($51,568 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($14,682 average AGI)
Pickens County:

1.83%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cherokee County, GA  2.59% ($48,180 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.67% ($104,633)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.60% ($32,314)
from Fulton County, GA  0.36% ($126,214)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.35% ($116,902)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.30% ($104,771)
from Bartow County, GA  0.19% ($32,409)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.96% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($34,651 average AGI)
2.08% relocated to other states ($20,866 average AGI)
Pickens County:

2.08%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cherokee County, GA  1.72% ($42,412 average AGI)
to Gilmer County, GA  0.51% ($41,000)
to Cobb County, GA  0.36% ($62,905)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.31% ($79,333)
to Fulton County, GA  0.28% ($91,719)
to Gordon County, GA  0.19% ($28,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Pickens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Pickens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pickens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pickens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,142 (4,358 aged, 784 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,062 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (409)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (301)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (215)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (183)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (174)
  • Congestive heart failure (125)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (116)
  • Unspecified dementia (113)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (79)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.6
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,345
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 144
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,509

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,185
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 819
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,020
  • In family households: 26,720 (4,880 male householders, 3,809 female householders)
    7,245 spouses, 7,908 children (7,205 natural, 329 adopted, 378 stepchildren), 780 grandchildren, 283 brothers or sisters, 449 parents, 774 other relatives, 554 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,966 (1,396 male householders (949 living alone)), 1,527 female householders (1,344 living alone)), 1,047 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 332

Size of family households: 4,676 2-persons, 1,932 3-persons, 1,128 4-persons, 634 5-persons, 250 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,294 1-person, 512 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 8 6-persons.

4,119 married couples with children.
1,056 single-parent households (363 men, 693 women).

96.8% of residents of Pickens speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $109,727,000 ($3,951 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,757,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,435,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,899,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $297,000
Federal grants: $17,442,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,014,000 ($35,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,640,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,585,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $53,180,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,404,000

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

Births: 1,829
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,234
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +97
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,816
Here:

+169 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pickens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.31 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Pickens County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Pickens County, Georgia
  • 952014 or later
  • 2282010 to 2013
  • 4,4582000 to 2009
  • 3,9321990 to 1999
  • 1,7811980 to 1989
  • 1,2751970 to 1979
  • 6841960 to 1969
  • 4591950 to 1959
  • 4111940 to 1949
  • 5021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickens County, Georgia
  • 71 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 1773 rooms
  • 6394 rooms
  • 2,0055 rooms
  • 1,9196 rooms
  • 1,1857 rooms
  • 1,2278 rooms
  • 1,7929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
  • 251 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 3593 rooms
  • 7124 rooms
  • 6135 rooms
  • 5276 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 1228 rooms
  • 709+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickens County, Georgia
  • 6no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 1,1042 bedrooms
  • 5,1193 bedrooms
  • 1,9344 bedrooms
  • 7495+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickens County, Georgia
  • 25no bedroom
  • 3041 bedroom
  • 1,0772 bedrooms
  • 9673 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 234no vehicle
  • 1,4631 vehicle
  • 3,8562 vehicles
  • 2,2163 vehicles
  • 8664 vehicles
  • 4495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 270no vehicle
  • 9881 vehicle
  • 1,0202 vehicles
  • 3173 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Pickens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Pickens County:

89.2%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 19,818
  • Other state: 10,015
  • Northeast: 1,996
  • Midwest: 2,881
  • South: 4,594
  • West: 551
Year householders moved into unit in Pickens County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pickens County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 35.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.7%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 186
Here:

6.6%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

7.8%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 115
Here:

14.6%
Georgia:

18.8%

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

Pickens County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,472,000
    Sewerage: $838,000
    Air Transportation: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,263,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,728,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,924,000
    Regular Highways: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,947,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Water Utilities: $1,229,000
    General - Other: $1,094,000
    Sewerage: $819,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $501,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $389,000
    Libraries: $385,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Housing and Community Development: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,135,000
    Other: $370,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,928,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,029,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,989,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,092,000
    General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $760,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,535,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,289,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,035,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,313,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $199,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $49,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,563,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $197,000

Pickens County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,472,000
    Sewerage: $838,000
    Air Transportation: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,263,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,728,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,924,000
    Regular Highways: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,947,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Water Utilities: $1,229,000
    General - Other: $1,094,000
    Sewerage: $819,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $501,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $389,000
    Libraries: $385,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Housing and Community Development: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,135,000
    Other: $370,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,928,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,029,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,989,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,092,000
    General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $760,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,535,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,289,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,035,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,313,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $199,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $49,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,563,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $197,000

Pickens County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,472,000
    Sewerage: $838,000
    Air Transportation: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,263,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,728,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,924,000
    Regular Highways: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,947,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Water Utilities: $1,229,000
    General - Other: $1,094,000
    Sewerage: $819,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $501,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $389,000
    Libraries: $385,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Housing and Community Development: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,135,000
    Other: $370,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,928,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,029,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,989,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,092,000
    General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $760,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,535,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,289,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,035,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,313,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $199,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $49,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,563,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $197,000

Pickens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,472,000
    Sewerage: $838,000
    Air Transportation: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,263,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,728,000
    Police Protection: $4,071,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,924,000
    Regular Highways: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,947,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Water Utilities: $1,229,000
    General - Other: $1,094,000
    Sewerage: $819,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    General Public Buildings: $501,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $389,000
    Libraries: $385,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Housing and Community Development: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,135,000
    Other: $370,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,928,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,029,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,989,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,092,000
    General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $760,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000
    Sewerage: $29,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,535,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,257,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,429,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,289,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,035,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,313,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $199,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $49,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,563,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $197,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 447
  • Number of aged recipients: 36
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 411
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 310
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 92
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 180
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 182
Most common first names in Pickens County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11772.2 years
John10673.4 years
William9072.8 years
Mary7475.9 years
Robert5669.0 years
George3972.3 years
Charles3269.9 years
Thomas3167.5 years
Dorothy2776.3 years
Henry2774.3 years
Most common last names in Pickens County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4777.9 years
Padgett4273.3 years
Mullinax4076.8 years
Johnson3773.2 years
Cagle2781.6 years
Smith2676.0 years
Parker2577.4 years
Walker2571.5 years
Hammontree2577.3 years
Ray2465.8 years
Businesses in Pickens County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
AutoZone1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
DHL1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx5Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS5
KFC1Waffle House2
Kroger1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1