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Toombs County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 27,282 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 26,067 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,615
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,888
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,470
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,872 (it was 3,407 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

34%

Land area: 367 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Toombs County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.2%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (19.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Toombs County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (24.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 12,956  (47.5%)
Females: 14,326  (52.5%)
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Toombs County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Toombs County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,681 ($26,811 in 1999)

This county:

$30681
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $371 (lower quartile is $255, upper quartile is $448)
This county:

$371
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,452 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Toombs:

$82,452
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,555 - $144,656

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $129,484
Here:

$129,484
State:

$200,877

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $192,483
Here:

$192,483
State:

$110,383

Mobile homes: $23,435
Here:

$23,435
State:

$47,602
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $946
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Institutionalized population: 289
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $849 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $543 (0.8%)

Toombs County household income distribution in 2009 Toombs County home values distribution Toombs County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 40.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
Toombs County:

26.5%
Georgia:

19.0%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.3% for Black residents, 39.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Toombs 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 $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: Vidalia, Lyons, Santa Claus.

Toombs 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 Toombs County: Bells Ferry Landing (A), Halls Ferry Landing (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Toombs County include: Allen Chapel (A), Bear Creek Church (B), Blockers Chapel (C), Oak Grove Church (D), Oak Grove Baptist Church (E), Mount Nebo Church (F), Long Pond Church (G), Charlotte Church (H), Central Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adams Cemetery (1), Allmond Cemetery (2), Burner Cemetery (3), Calhoun Cemetery (4), Mount Pisgah Cemetery (5), Story Cemetery (6), Taylor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rose Dew Lake (A), Coleman Lake (B), Thompson Lake (C), Warnocks Pond (D), Rose Dew Lake (E), Dejarnetts Pond (F), McArthur Lake (G), Hughes Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Water Prong (A), Shotbag Creek (B), Flat Creek (C), Dry Branch (D), Cypress Branch (E), Camp Branch (F), Bobtail Creek (G), Bear Creek (H), Naked Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Choctaw County, Alabama , Erath County, Texas , Henderson County, Texas , Kaufman County, Texas , Shelby County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 731
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,532 (22% naturalized citizens)

Toombs County:

5.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 619
  • 1990 to 1994: 418
  • 1985 to 1989: 162
  • 1980 to 1984: 111
  • 1975 to 1979: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1970 to 1974: 61
  • 1965 to 1969: 41

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.7%

Toombs County marital status for males Toombs County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,954
  • One, attached: 236
  • Two: 468
  • 3 or 4: 339
  • 5 to 9: 247
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 2,977
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Housing units in Toombs County with a mortgage: 2,218 (156 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,823

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Toombs County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,05755
Mainline Protestant2,84017
Black Protestant1,2826
Catholic9921
Other4492
None8,603-
Toombs 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: 5
Toombs County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Toombs County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Toombs County:

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Toombs County:

29.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Toombs County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,752
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1075.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.38%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $82,661
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,210
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.07%
Corn for grain: 2443 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 103 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 7061 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3024 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,634 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,199 acres

Tornado activity:

Toombs County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 7301825.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Toombs County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 117.5 miles away from Toombs County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 138.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 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 144.1 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from Toombs County center
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 16.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • GeorgiaSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaTornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 3, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1033): July 7, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • GeorgiaFLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-214): March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-214, Natural disaster type: Flood

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (84%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Nicaragua (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Honduras (1%)

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

  • United States or American (35%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Toombs County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,456 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,842 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (1%)
  • Taxi: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 229 (2%)
  • Other means: 102 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 122 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 271 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,688.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.92% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($18,841 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($7,631 average AGI)
Toombs County:

1.53%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, GA  0.80% ($26,386 average AGI)
from Tattnall County, GA  0.54% ($22,319)
from Chatham County, GA  0.40% ($21,486)
from Bulloch County, GA  0.32% ($21,250)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.32% ($18,964)
from Fulton County, GA  0.14% ($23,000)
from Appling County, GA  0.14% ($21,250)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.89% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,536 average AGI)
2.03% relocated to other states ($10,660 average AGI)
Toombs County:

2.03%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, GA  0.79% ($26,449 average AGI)
to Tattnall County, GA  0.51% ($23,244)
to Bulloch County, GA  0.35% ($32,065)
to Chatham County, GA  0.30% ($21,346)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.25% ($23,364)
to Appling County, GA  0.15% ($18,077)
to Candler County, GA  0.15% ($24,692)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.8

Births per 1000 population in Toombs County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Toombs County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Toombs County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Toombs County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Toombs County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,681 (3,483 aged, 1,198 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 952 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (291)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (261)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (255)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (231)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (231)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (175)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (129)
  • Congestive heart failure (115)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (100)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17090.57
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 332.4
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 79831.93

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1682.920
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993.620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.85
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 113.660

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,836
  • In family households: 22,953 (4,354 male householders, 2,755 female householders)
    4,705 spouses, 8,454 children (7,732 natural, 225 adopted, 497 stepchildren), 1,002 grandchildren, 271 brothers or sisters, 222 parents, 420 other relatives, 629 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,883 (1,465 male householders (1,202 living alone)), 1,801 female householders (1,620 living alone)), 617 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 387 (289 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,851 2-persons, 1,722 3-persons, 1,401 4-persons, 668 5-persons, 288 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,822 1-person, 355 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

4,173 married couples with children.
2,197 single-parent households (414 men, 1,783 women).

89.8% of residents of Toombs County speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $168,613,000 ($6297 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,875,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,878,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,518,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,836,000
Federal grants: $53,208,000
Federal procurement contracts: $989,000 ($125,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,185,000 ($4,332,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $172,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,300,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,870,000

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

Births: 2,286
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,478
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +554
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -116
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Toombs County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.66 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:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 104
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,605
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,609
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,150
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,882
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,844
  • 1950 to 1959: 748
  • 1940 to 1949: 584
  • 1939 or earlier: 490
Rooms in houses/apartments in Toombs County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 94
  • 3 rooms: 266
  • 4 rooms: 647
  • 5 rooms: 1,811
  • 6 rooms: 1,709
  • 7 rooms: 903
  • 8 rooms: 520
  • 9+ rooms: 507
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 135
  • 3 rooms: 361
  • 4 rooms: 1,074
  • 5 rooms: 900
  • 6 rooms: 557
  • 7 rooms: 240
  • 8 rooms: 64
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Toombs County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 161
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,373
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,903
  • 4 bedrooms: 843
  • 5+ bedrooms: 149
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 427
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,292
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,392
  • 4 bedrooms: 207
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Toombs County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 351
  • 1 vehicle: 2,012
  • 2 vehicles: 2,849
  • 3 vehicles: 1,015
  • 4 vehicles: 195
  • 5+ vehicles: 48
  • no vehicle: 670
  • 1 vehicle: 1,692
  • 2 vehicles: 808
  • 3 vehicles: 175
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

60% of Toombs County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Georgia.

Toombs County:

59.8%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 20236
  • Northeast: 555
  • Midwest: 513
  • South: 2857
  • West: 266

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $48,500


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 Toombs County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (72.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.4%)
  • Utility gas (9.6%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (65.5%)
  • Utility gas (21.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 134
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 106
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

12.9%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Toombs County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $824,000
    Health Services - Other: $652,000
    Regular Highways: $544,000
    General - Other: $450,000
    Financial Administration: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $282,000
    Solid Waste Management: $249,000
    Police Protection: $219,000
    Parks & Recreation: $169,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000
    Welfare - Other: $34,000
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,972,000
    Corrections: $942,000
    Parks & Recreation: $314,000
    Hospitals: $125,000
    Health: $110,000
    Fire Protection: $51,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    Welfare: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $80,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,064,000

Toombs County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,484,000
    All Other: $1,028,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,424,000
    Rents: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $36,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $544,000
    Health & Hospitals: $339,000
    Housing & Community Development: $192,000
    All Other: $161,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,768,000
    Property: $3,074,000
    Other Selective Sales: $365,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $82,000
    NEC: $42,000
    Public Utilities: $11,000

Toombs County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $130,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000

Toombs County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,397,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,331
  • Number of aged recipients: 158
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,173
  • Number of recipients under 18: 180
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 787
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 364
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 593
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 520
Toombs County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Toombs County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Toombs County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23970.3 years
John18872.2 years
Mary18376.7 years
William16170.9 years
Willie13170.6 years
Annie10078.9 years
George9673.5 years
Robert9471.1 years
Charles7566.4 years
Thomas7171.9 years
Most common last names in Toombs County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15774.6 years
Williams9872.8 years
Davis9274.6 years
Phillips8975.9 years
Brown8073.9 years
Thompson7673.0 years
Morris7575.4 years
Williamson7576.1 years
Johnson7572.4 years
Taylor7271.4 years
Businesses in Toombs County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Walmart1