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Tattnall County, Georgia (GA)


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County population in 2012: 25,384 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 22,305 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,115
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,460
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,973
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,635 (it was 2,084 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%

Land area: 484 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tattnall County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.3%), Public administration (12.7%), Construction (12.6%), Retail trade (10.5%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Tattnall County, Georgia:


Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Males: 14,860  (50.4%)
Females: 10,660  (49.6%)

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Tattnall County,GA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Tattnall County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,147 ($28,664 in 1999)
This county:

$32147
Georgia:

$47589

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $291 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $353)
This county:

$291
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $78,604 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Tattnall County:

$78,604
Georgia:

$162,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,749 - $128,908

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $158,342
Here:

$158,342
State:

$224,856

Townhouses or other attached units: $53,490
Here:

$53,490
State:

$183,253

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,652
Here:

$80,652
State:

$178,500

Mobile homes: $56,522
Here:

$56,522
State:

$44,353

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,954
Here:

$39,954
State:

$74,556
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,280
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $263

Institutionalized population: 4,821

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Tattnall County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $516 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $507 (0.7%)


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


Tattnall County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.6%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.5% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

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

23.9%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

10.8%
Whole state:

6.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tattnall County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $604 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Stewart, Glennville, Reidsville, Collins, Cobbtown, Mendes, Manassas.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Tattnall County: Jones Millpond (A), Glennville Water Treatment Plant (B), Tattnall Campground (C), Rogers State Prison (D), Georgia State Prison (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tattnall County include: Battle Creek Church (A), Bethaven Church (B), Beulah Church (C), Cedar Grove Church (D), Charlton Grove Church (E), Ebenezer Church (F), Lighthouse Pentecostal Holiness Church (G), Rehoboth Baptist Church (H), Hillside Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ryals Cemetery (1), Sand Hill Cemetery (2), Lynn Cemetery (3), Saturday Cemetery (4), Maddox Cemetery (5), Shady Grove Cemetery (6), Matlock Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bluff Lake (A), Bacon Pond (B), Jessie Lake (C), Stafford Lake (D), Groover Pond (E), Brewton Millpond (F), Brown Pond (G), Browns Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Douglas Branch (A), Watson Creek (B), Watermelon Creek (C), Blocker Creek (D), Thomas Creek (E), Chapel Creek (F), Slaughter Creek (G), Slades Branch (H), Sandhill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tattnall County: Big Hammock State National Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Appling County , Candler County , Emanuel County , Evans County , Liberty County , Long County , Toombs County , Wayne County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 568
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,287 (24% naturalized citizens)

Tattnall County:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.6%

Tattnall County marital status for males
Tattnall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Tattnall County with a mortgage: 1,182 (89 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,363

Here:

46.4% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.53%
Here39.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 8,817
Total congregations: 52

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)National Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents5,245 (59.5%)1,455 (16.5%)543 (6.2%)319 (3.6%)292 (3.3%)
Congregations16 (30.8%)9 (17.3%)6 (11.5%)1 (1.9%)3 (5.8%)
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents257 (2.9%)212 (2.4%)205 (2.3%)87 (1.0%)202 (2.3%)
Congregations3 (5.8%)3 (5.8%)2 (3.8%)2 (3.8%)7 (13.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Tattnall County - Fort Stewart, Glennville, Reidsville, Collins, Cobbtown

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tattnall County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Tattnall County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.4%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Georgia:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tattnall County:

18.2%
State:

14.6%


Agriculture in Tattnall County:

Average size of farms: 223 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $216,203
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1012.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $140,381
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,861
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.69%
Corn for grain: 3848 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1247 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6319 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8263 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9,336 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,369 acres

Tornado activity:

Tattnall County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 1.6 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/12/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tattnall County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Tattnall County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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




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





Tattnall County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,650 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 1,469 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 173 (2%)
  • Other means: 313 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 210 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $35,715.

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Georgia average:

10.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.88% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($19,962 average AGI)
2.16% relocated from other states ($8,048 average AGI)
Tattnall County:

2.16%
Georgia average:

4.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Evans County, GA  0.89% ($30,887 average AGI)
from Toombs County, GA  0.64% ($22,842)
from Liberty County, GA  0.62% ($22,162)
from Chatham County, GA  0.35% ($39,667)
from Bulloch County, GA  0.27% ($32,813)
from Candler County, GA  0.25% ($24,267)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Georgia average:

9.55%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.45% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($18,267 average AGI)
1.98% relocated to other states ($6,128 average AGI)
Tattnall County:

1.98%
Georgia average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Toombs County, GA  1.00% ($24,200 average AGI)
to Evans County, GA  0.70% ($24,357)
to Liberty County, GA  0.48% ($21,069)
to Bulloch County, GA  0.45% ($29,259)
to Chatham County, GA  0.42% ($23,720)
to Long County, GA  0.23% ($18,286)
to Candler County, GA  0.17% ($27,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Tattnall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Tattnall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tattnall County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,230 (2,504 aged, 726 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1857.010
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 108.720
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29877.36

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1607
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960.750

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 5.27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.31

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,661

Size of family households: 2,433 2-persons, 1,282 3-persons, 1,052 4-persons, 473 5-persons, 191 6-persons, 137 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,271 1-person, 295 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

91.7% of residents of Tattnall County speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 23% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $130,671,000 ($5683 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,578,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,563,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,252,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,102,000
Federal grants: $39,273,000
Federal procurement contracts: $742,000 ($162,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,738,000 ($521,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $145,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,094,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,715,000

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

Births: 1,766
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,195
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +455
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -95
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tattnall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Tattnall County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 77
  • 3 rooms: 264
  • 4 rooms: 634
  • 5 rooms: 1,219
  • 6 rooms: 1,425
  • 7 rooms: 680
  • 8 rooms: 445
  • 9+ rooms: 229
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 199
  • 4 rooms: 608
  • 5 rooms: 586
  • 6 rooms: 336
  • 7 rooms: 152
  • 8 rooms: 49
  • 9+ rooms: 44
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tattnall County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 181
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,079
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,141
  • 4 bedrooms: 503
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 243
  • 2 bedrooms: 805
  • 3 bedrooms: 887
  • 4 bedrooms: 110
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Tattnall County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 290
  • 1 vehicle: 1,478
  • 2 vehicles: 2,030
  • 3 vehicles: 891
  • 4 vehicles: 223
  • 5+ vehicles: 61
  • no vehicle: 456
  • 1 vehicle: 1,038
  • 2 vehicles: 426
  • 3 vehicles: 125
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 19

50% of Tattnall County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Georgia.

Tattnall County:

50.5%
State average:

50.8%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $26,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tattnall County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (69.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.2%)
  • Utility gas (6.5%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Electricity (54.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Utility gas (19.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 310
Here:

13.3%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 165
Here:

13.1%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 152
Here:

30.3%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Tattnall County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Tattnall County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Tattnall County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Tattnall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Tattnall County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18770.4 years
William14072.4 years
John12671.4 years
Mary11376.0 years
Willie8675.4 years
Robert7368.6 years
George6572.5 years
Annie5678.3 years
Joseph4970.8 years
Charles4670.5 years
Most common last names in Tattnall County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15672.9 years
Collins12675.9 years
Durrence11276.2 years
Kicklighter9875.8 years
Anderson9471.0 years
Sikes8674.7 years
Williams7374.8 years
Kennedy6971.3 years
Johnson6871.4 years
Waters6074.6 years
Businesses in Tattnall County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Starbucks1
GNC2Subway2
H&R Block2U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS3
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