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Towns County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2015: 11,127 (all rural); it was 9,319 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,792
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,821
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,407
Renter-occupied apartments: 897 (it was 591 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

34%

Land area: 167 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Towns County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (24.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (22.8%), Wholesale trade (13.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Towns County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 5,356  (48.1%)
Females: 5,771  (51.9%)
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Towns County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Towns County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,937 ($31,950 in 1999)

This county:

$39,937
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $399, upper quartile is $741)
This county:

$561
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $188,355 (it was $113,600 in 2000)
Towns:

$188,355
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,012 - $309,267

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $304,339
Here:

$304,339
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $673,826
Here:

$673,826
State:

$198,839

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,993
Here:

$152,993
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $83,091
Here:

$83,091
State:

$71,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,129
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $354

Institutionalized population: 151

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 101
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 44
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 188 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2008: 75 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $207,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $971 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $859 (0.4%)

Towns County household income distribution in 2009 Towns County home values distribution Towns County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
Towns County:

16.2%
Georgia:

16.0%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.9% for Black residents, 61.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.2% for American Indian residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 53.3 years old
(Males: 51.6 years old, Females: 54.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.7 years old, Black residents: 23.7 years old, American Indian residents: 33.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 20.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Towns County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Macedonia, Hiawassee, Young Harris, Tate City.

Towns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cleveland County, Oklahoma , Roosevelt County, New Mexico , Faulkner County, Arkansas , Madison County, Alabama , Rabun County , Stephens County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 381 (68.6% naturalized citizens)

Towns County:

3.4%
Whole state:

10.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 43
  • 2000 to 2009: 77
  • 1990 to 1999: 36
  • 1980 to 1989: 12
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • Before 1970: 93
Note: State values scaled to Towns County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.2%

Towns County marital status for males Towns County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,251
  • One, attached: 53
  • Two: 54
  • 3 or 4: 193
  • 5 to 9: 82
  • 10 to 19: 74
  • 20 to 49: 119
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 1,129

Housing units in Towns County with a mortgage: 1,556 (58 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,956

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Towns County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,54420
Mainline Protestant8854
Other11
None5,041-
Towns 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: 3
Towns County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Towns County:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

19.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Towns County:

12.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Towns County:

25.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Towns County:

Average size of farms: 74 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,529
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $294.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,530
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.77%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,765
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.73

Earthquake activity:

Towns County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 103.1 miles away from Towns County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 61.1 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 110.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 334.1 miles away from Towns 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 226.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Towns County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Romania (20%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Sweden (12%)
  • India (6%)
  • Venezuela (4%)

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

  • American (26%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scottish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Towns County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,998 (78.2%)
  • Carpooled: 241 (6.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 66 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 298 (7.8%)
  • Worked at home: 240 (6.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 359 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 547 people in college/university student housing
  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,655.

7.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.15% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($18,215 average AGI)
3.83% relocated from other states ($21,616 average AGI)
Towns County:

3.83%
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 Union County, GA  1.19% ($20,222 average AGI)
from Clay County, NC  0.58% ($19,455)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.34% ($52,769)
from Cherokee County, NC  0.26% ($33,200)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.14% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,326 average AGI)
3.28% relocated to other states ($15,753 average AGI)
Towns County:

3.28%
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 Union County, GA  1.21% ($25,867 average AGI)
to Clay County, NC  0.67% ($44,000)
to Cherokee County, NC  0.27% ($24,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Towns County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Towns County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Towns County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Towns County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Towns County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,104 (2,768 aged, 336 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 347 (18%)

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 Towns County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (172)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (147)
  • Unspecified dementia (98)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (96)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (85)
  • Congestive heart failure (82)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (81)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (71)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (60)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,339
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,352
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 53,716

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 708
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,386
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,127
  • In family households: 8,471 (1,880 male householders, 954 female householders)
    2,444 spouses, 2,369 children (2,201 natural, 121 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 169 grandchildren, 109 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 157 other relatives, 170 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,838 (477 male householders (424 living alone)), 1,063 female householders (935 living alone)), 299 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 797

Size of family households: 1,913 2-persons, 435 3-persons, 301 4-persons, 159 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,357 1-person, 143 2-persons, 35 3-persons.

930 married couples with children.
473 single-parent households (181 men, 292 women).

98.3% of residents of Towns speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well, 45% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English well, 42% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,610,000 ($6,870 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,697,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,893,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,974,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $33,000
Federal grants: $10,854,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,203,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,653,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $259,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,987,000

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

Births: 431
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 693
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +59
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,220
Here:

+118 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Towns County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.95 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 109
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,076
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,296
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,179
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,057
  • 1960 to 1969: 515
  • 1950 to 1959: 315
  • 1940 to 1949: 142
  • 1939 or earlier: 152
Note: State values scaled to Towns population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Towns County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Towns County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 205
  • 4 rooms: 421
  • 5 rooms: 702
  • 6 rooms: 732
  • 7 rooms: 365
  • 8 rooms: 428
  • 9+ rooms: 532
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 68
  • 3 rooms: 113
  • 4 rooms: 237
  • 5 rooms: 273
  • 6 rooms: 78
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Towns County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Towns County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 104
  • 2 bedrooms: 865
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,681
  • 4 bedrooms: 525
  • 5+ bedrooms: 186
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 130
  • 2 bedrooms: 288
  • 3 bedrooms: 370
  • 4 bedrooms: 98
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Towns County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Towns County population
  • no vehicle: 87
  • 1 vehicle: 894
  • 2 vehicles: 1,573
  • 3 vehicles: 574
  • 4 vehicles: 198
  • 5+ vehicles: 69
  • no vehicle: 114
  • 1 vehicle: 407
  • 2 vehicles: 270
  • 3 vehicles: 145
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

87% of Towns County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Georgia.

Towns County:

87.5%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 5,401
  • Other state: 5,293
  • Northeast: 925
  • Midwest: 1,121
  • South: 2,929
  • West: 317

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Towns County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.6%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (59.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.7%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Utility gas (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

10.8%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 415
Here:

38.3%
Georgia:

18.3%

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)

Towns County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $1,089,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $1,039,000
    Police Protection: $585,000
    Regular Highways: $562,000
    General - Other: $500,000
    Welfare - Other: $441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $393,000
    Parks & Recreation: $336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $295,000
    Corrections - Other: $289,000
    Central Staff Services: $237,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Fire Protection: $95,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $286,000
    General: $242,000
    Health: $142,000
    Welfare: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $350,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Fire Protection: $39,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff: $20,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,229,000

Towns County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $651,000
    Parks & Recreation: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $179,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $84,000
    All Other: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $319,000
    Interest Earnings: $113,000
    Rents: $18,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $189,000
    Highways: $175,000
    Health & Hospitals: $139,000
    Public Welfare: $133,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,268,000
    Total General Sales: $1,382,000
    Other Selective Sales: $255,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $185,000
    Public Utilities: $35,000
    NEC: $30,000

Towns County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000

Towns County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,312,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 215
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 170
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 107
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 123
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 71
Towns County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Towns County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Towns County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9875.0 years
William8876.5 years
John7976.0 years
Mary5781.6 years
Robert4774.7 years
George3078.8 years
Charles2771.6 years
Frank2778.5 years
Ruth2684.0 years
Dorothy2282.2 years
Most common last names in Towns County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garrett5078.0 years
Shook4976.2 years
Brown4078.0 years
Ledford3976.3 years
Nichols3878.0 years
Smith3677.8 years
Nicholson3677.0 years
Gibson3269.7 years
Taylor3177.3 years
Rogers2875.4 years
Businesses in Towns County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Circle K1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS3
Holiday Inn1