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Telfair County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 16,364 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 11,794 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,651
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,285
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,241
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,607 (it was 899 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 441 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Telfair County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Information (53.2%), Educational, health and social services (25.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (21.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Telfair County, GA (2019)
    • 7,87166.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,37154.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,92116.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1691.4%Two or more races
    • 170.1%Some other race alone
    • 50.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.03%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 9,435  (57.7%)
Females: 6,929  (42.3%)
Average household size:
Telfair County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,215 ($26,097 in 1999)
This county:

$34,215
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $422 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $524)
This county:

$422
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $74,327 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Telfair:

$74,327
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,155 - $141,061

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $131,363
Here:

$131,363
State:

$274,276

Mobile homes: $42,900
Here:

$42,900
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $884
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 3,126
Telfair County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $162,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $207,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Telfair, GA residents
Average permit cost in Telfair, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $732 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $755 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Telfair, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Telfair, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Telfair, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
Telfair County:

25.5%
Georgia:

13.3%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.1 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.6 years old, Black residents: 40.1 years old, American Indian residents: 37.6 years old, Asian residents: 28.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40.4 years old, Other race residents: 42.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Telfair County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $613 a month.

Cities in this county include: McRae, Helena, Lumber City, Milan, Scotland, Jacksonville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Barbour County, Alabama , Bryan County , Early County , Rankin County, Mississippi , Montgomery County , Limestone County, Texas , Nacogdoches County, Texas , Pecos County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 247
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,009 (0.5% naturalized citizens)

Telfair County:

12.3%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6152010 or later
  • 5362000 to 2009
  • 3881990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.2%

Telfair County marital status for males Telfair County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,694
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 255
  • 3 or 4: 106
  • 5 to 9: 135
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 2,152

Housing units in Telfair County with a mortgage: 681 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,623

Here:

99.7% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Telfair County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,49325
Black Protestant1,56813
Mainline Protestant1,20918
Catholic1271
Other1183
Orthodox201
None9,965-
Telfair 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: 4
Telfair County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Telfair County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Telfair County:

11.3%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Telfair County:

29.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Telfair County:

Average size of farms: 240 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,889
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $419.10
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.09%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,782
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,890
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.27
Corn for grain: 743 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 382 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4599 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 449 harvested acres
Vegetables: 803 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,860 acres

Earthquake activity:

Telfair County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 23% 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 131.4 miles away from Telfair County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 233.2 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 264.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from Telfair County center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.0 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, 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 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 Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • 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 Telfair County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Telfair

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,407 (87.8%)
  • Carpooled: 361 (7.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 105 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (1.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Dominican Republic (8%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Telfair County


  • American (23%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • English (0%)
  • Jamaican (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)
  • European (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,319 people in state prisons
  • 220 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 1,744 people in federal prisons
  • 1,146 people in state prisons
  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,815.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($22,345 average AGI)
0.89% relocated from other states ($5,867 average AGI)
Telfair County:

0.89%
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 Dodge County, GA  1.08% ($30,706 average AGI)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,583 average AGI)
0.75% relocated to other states ($2,626 average AGI)
Telfair County:

0.75%
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 Dodge County, GA  0.88% ($26,714 average AGI)
to Wheeler County, GA  0.72% ($24,348)
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.63% ($26,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Telfair County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Telfair County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Telfair County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Telfair County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Telfair County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Telfair County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Telfair County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Telfair County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Telfair County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,307 (1,659 aged, 648 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 155 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Telfair County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (161)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (127)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (82)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (41)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (12)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,048
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 194
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,438

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,227
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,098
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 30

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,364
  • Male householders: 2,219 (642 living alone), Female householders: 2,564 (738 living alone)
  • 2,074 spouses (2,048 opposite-sex spouses), 465 unmarried partners, (462 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,219 children (4,091 natural, 12 adopted, 106 stepchildren), 388 grandchildren, 124 brothers or sisters, 237 parents, 0 foster children, 365 other relatives, 391 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,302

Size of family households: 1,508 2-persons, 1,015 3-persons, 554 4-persons, 140 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,380 1-person, 107 2-persons.

1,085 married couples with children.
1,177 single-parent households (275 men, 902 women).

87.5% of residents of Telfair speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (6% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 71% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,779,000 ($8,114 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,798,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,526,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,799,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,434,000
Federal grants: $34,092,000
Federal procurement contracts: $890,000 ($209,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,038,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $331,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,118,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,014,000

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

Births: 911
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 845
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,310
Here:

+99 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Telfair County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.88 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Telfair County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Telfair County, Georgia
  • 2252014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 5682000 to 2009
  • 1,2471990 to 1999
  • 9431980 to 1989
  • 1,5611970 to 1979
  • 1,1461960 to 1969
  • 4291950 to 1959
  • 4851940 to 1949
  • 7061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Telfair County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Telfair County, Georgia
  • 481 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 563 rooms
  • 2804 rooms
  • 1,0555 rooms
  • 8666 rooms
  • 4497 rooms
  • 1978 rooms
  • 2629+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
  • 561 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 773 rooms
  • 5084 rooms
  • 6055 rooms
  • 2136 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Telfair County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Telfair County, Georgia
  • 48no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 5222 bedrooms
  • 1,9213 bedrooms
  • 6694 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Telfair County, Georgia
  • 56no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 6263 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Telfair County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Telfair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Telfair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 164no vehicle
  • 1,0881 vehicle
  • 1,2252 vehicles
  • 5833 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Telfair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Telfair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 156no vehicle
  • 8201 vehicle
  • 4952 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

93.6% of Telfair County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Georgia.

Telfair County:

93.6%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 12,623
  • Other state: 1,673
  • Northeast: 198
  • Midwest: 173
  • South: 1,159
  • West: 139
Year householders moved into unit in Telfair County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Telfair County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.1%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 95.8%Electricity
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

1.1%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

2.2%
Georgia:

17.3%

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

Telfair County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $905,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,160,000
    General - Other: $328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General Public Buildings: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Health - Other: $1,078,000
    Financial Administration: $1,057,000
    Police Protection: $942,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    Correctional Institutions: $848,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $649,000
    Regular Highways: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000
    Libraries: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $371,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Sale of Property: $133,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $79,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,978,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,393,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,321,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $326,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000

Telfair County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $905,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,160,000
    General - Other: $328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General Public Buildings: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Health - Other: $1,078,000
    Financial Administration: $1,057,000
    Police Protection: $942,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    Correctional Institutions: $848,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $649,000
    Regular Highways: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000
    Libraries: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $371,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Sale of Property: $133,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $79,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,978,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,393,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,321,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $326,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000

Telfair County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $905,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,160,000
    General - Other: $328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General Public Buildings: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Health - Other: $1,078,000
    Financial Administration: $1,057,000
    Police Protection: $942,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    Correctional Institutions: $848,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $649,000
    Regular Highways: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000
    Libraries: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $371,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Sale of Property: $133,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $79,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,978,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,393,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,321,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $326,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000

Telfair County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $905,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,160,000
    General - Other: $328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General Public Buildings: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Health - Other: $1,078,000
    Financial Administration: $1,057,000
    Police Protection: $942,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    Correctional Institutions: $848,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $649,000
    Regular Highways: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000
    Libraries: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $371,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Sale of Property: $133,000
    Rents: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $79,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,978,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,393,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,321,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $326,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 640
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 553
  • Number of recipients under 18: 69
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 383
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 188
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 291
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 257
Most common first names in Telfair County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14272.1 years
William13074.3 years
John12773.4 years
Mary11978.4 years
Willie8272.0 years
Robert6272.4 years
Annie5379.9 years
George5273.1 years
Henry4573.7 years
Thomas4172.7 years
Most common last names in Telfair County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11273.7 years
Williams10775.2 years
Jones8674.4 years
Walker8374.8 years
Brown6770.4 years
Powell5878.0 years
Mcrae5676.6 years
White4677.9 years
Clark4574.5 years
Spires4372.7 years
Businesses in Telfair County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Subway2
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Telfair County on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"