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Sumter County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 31,719 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 33,200 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,240
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,687
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,687
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,196 (it was 4,338 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

34%

Land area: 485 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sumter County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.5%), Retail trade (15.7%), Construction (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sumter County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (52.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (39.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 14,984  (47.2%)
Females: 16,735  (52.8%)

Sumter County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Sumter County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,191 ($30,904 in 1999)

This county:

$35,191
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $471 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $585)
This county:

$471
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,111 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Sumter:

$95,111
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,077 - $183,369
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,042
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 941
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,400
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: $1,644 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,229 (1.4%)

Sumter County household income distribution in 2013 Sumter County home values distribution in 2013 Sumter County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.2%
Sumter County:

30.2%
Georgia:

16.0%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents, 50.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.9% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.3 years old
(Males: 33.7 years old, Females: 36.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.9 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 23.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 10.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sumter County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $589 a month.

Cities in this county include: Americus, Plains, Leslie, Andersonville, De Soto.

Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Sumter County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Claiborne County, Mississippi , Bleckley County , Lauderdale County, Mississippi , Lee County , Somervell County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 2,219
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,016 (32.7% naturalized citizens)

Sumter County:

3.2%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 1752010 or later
  • 3572000 to 2009
  • 1811990 to 1999
  • 1731980 to 1989
  • 531970 to 1979
  • 78Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.4%

Sumter County marital status for males Sumter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,394
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 1,000
  • 3 or 4: 706
  • 5 to 9: 954
  • 10 to 19: 279
  • 20 to 49: 77
  • 50 or more: 148
  • Mobile homes: 2,404

Housing units in Sumter County with a mortgage: 3,509 (45 second mortgage, 207 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,098

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sumter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68538
Mainline Protestant3,15111
Black Protestant2,88110
Catholic8601
Other5992
None15,643-
Sumter 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: 9
Sumter County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Sumter County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

28.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Sumter County:

Average size of farms: 437 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $128,331
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $469.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $127,426
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,546
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.95
Corn for grain: 6978 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8792 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 23993 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1869 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,633 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,238 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sumter County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 160.5 miles away from Sumter 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 188.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.9 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 200.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 427.2 miles away from Sumter County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 243.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1686: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1686, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical 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 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 Sumter County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Taiwan (10%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Guyana (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sumter County


  • American (16%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • African (1%)

Sumter County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,461 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,685 (12.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 88 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 385 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 374 (2.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 599 people in nursing homes
  • 534 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 332 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 912 people in college/university student housing
  • 543 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,196.

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.00% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($19,674 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($8,155 average AGI)
Sumter County:

1.42%
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 Dougherty County, GA  0.55% ($21,696 average AGI)
from Schley County, GA  0.29% ($24,759)
from Lee County, GA  0.26% ($39,462)
from Fulton County, GA  0.25% ($17,840)
from Crisp County, GA  0.22% ($29,136)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.22% ($24,909)
from Houston County, GA  0.18% ($36,167)


7.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.80% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($18,465 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($7,893 average AGI)
Sumter County:

2.00%
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 Dougherty County, GA  0.50% ($20,365 average AGI)
to Schley County, GA  0.45% ($26,574)
to Fulton County, GA  0.44% ($22,304)
to Lee County, GA  0.39% ($31,850)
to Houston County, GA  0.39% ($26,300)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.33% ($21,029)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.29% ($14,967)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Sumter County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Sumter County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sumter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sumter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,929 (3,800 aged, 1,129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 813 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (442)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (259)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (244)
  • Unspecified dementia (179)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (172)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (159)
  • Congestive heart failure (111)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (109)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,014
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 706
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65,145

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,537
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,719
  • In family households: 24,849 (3,288 male householders, 4,660 female householders)
    4,636 spouses, 9,460 children (9,010 natural, 67 adopted, 369 stepchildren), 1,368 grandchildren, 265 brothers or sisters, 208 parents, 428 other relatives, 569 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,789 (1,908 male householders (1,731 living alone)), 2,113 female householders (1,962 living alone)), 760 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,037

Size of family households: 3,755 2-persons, 2,098 3-persons, 1,107 4-persons, 591 5-persons, 290 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,695 1-person, 230 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 31 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

2,506 married couples with children.
3,671 single-parent households (364 men, 3,307 women).

93.7% of residents of Sumter speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $204,991,000 ($6,236 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,372,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,242,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,484,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,415,000
Federal grants: $70,594,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,893,000 ($73,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,363,000 ($583,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $895,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,326,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,380,000

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

Births: 2,709
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,850
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +173
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,255
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sumter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.71 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Sumter County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2932010 to 2013
  • 1,5602000 to 2009
  • 2,8661990 to 1999
  • 2,6461980 to 1989
  • 2,1301970 to 1979
  • 1,5961960 to 1969
  • 1,0101950 to 1959
  • 4771940 to 1949
  • 1,2921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sumter County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 311 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 933 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 1,3835 rooms
  • 1,3856 rooms
  • 1,4897 rooms
  • 7218 rooms
  • 1,0229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 2911 room
  • 2342 rooms
  • 6373 rooms
  • 1,3824 rooms
  • 1,9185 rooms
  • 5496 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 1258 rooms
  • 1409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sumter County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 30no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 8462 bedrooms
  • 3,5163 bedrooms
  • 1,7404 bedrooms
  • 2835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 366no bedroom
  • 7931 bedroom
  • 1,8522 bedrooms
  • 2,0733 bedrooms
  • 3734 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 215no vehicle
  • 1,6801 vehicle
  • 2,4752 vehicles
  • 1,7083 vehicles
  • 2854 vehicles
  • 1565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Sumter County population
  • 1,205no vehicle
  • 2,7131 vehicle
  • 1,2182 vehicles
  • 1813 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

79.0% of Sumter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Georgia.

Sumter County:

79.0%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 25,105
  • Other state: 5,336
  • Northeast: 853
  • Midwest: 903
  • South: 3,220
  • West: 370
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sumter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 14.0%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 238
Here:

7.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 145
Here:

8.0%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

3.4%
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

Sumter County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $5,075,000
    Police Protection: $1,792,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,537,000
    Regular Highways: $1,282,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,084,000
    Health Services - Other: $706,000
    Central Staff Services: $678,000
    Financial Administration: $540,000
    Parks & Recreation: $317,000
    Fire Protection: $264,000
    Housing & Community Development: $222,000
    General - Other: $218,000
    General Public Buildings: $185,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $180,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $177,000
    Welfare - Other: $142,000
    Libraries: $112,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,671,000
    Health: $260,000
    Parks & Recreation: $250,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $146,000
    Fire Protection: $90,000
    Central Staff: $47,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,353,000

Sumter County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,050,000
    All Other: $125,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,928,000
    Interest Earnings: $592,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,950,000
    Health & Hospitals: $607,000
    Housing & Community Development: $424,000
    Highways: $328,000
    Public Welfare: $47,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,219,000
    Total General Sales: $3,443,000
    Other Selective Sales: $415,000
    NEC: $117,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $37,000
    Public Utilities: $24,000

Sumter County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,361,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,002,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $359,000

Sumter County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,551,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,450
  • Number of aged recipients: 169
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,281
  • Number of recipients under 18: 278
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 847
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 325
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 562
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 624
Sumter County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Sumter County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Sumter County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30078.3 years
John23473.2 years
James22271.1 years
William18075.7 years
Willie17371.4 years
Annie16080.0 years
George13074.9 years
Robert12970.3 years
Charles8371.5 years
Mattie8081.0 years
Most common last names in Sumter County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14977.4 years
Williams14773.3 years
Johnson13774.7 years
Brown11574.2 years
Davis10174.6 years
Jackson10075.1 years
Jones9873.7 years
Carter8872.1 years
Harris7374.0 years
Wilson7075.0 years
Businesses in Sumter County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn2Subway3
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS6
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Lowe's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1