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Troup County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 70,005 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 58,779 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,450
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,657
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,132
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,721 (it was 7,788 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

34%

Land area: 414 sq. mi.

Water area: 32.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 169 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Troup County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.8%), Wholesale trade (13.4%), Manufacturing (11.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Troup County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (57.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (34.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.9%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 34,260  (48.9%)
Females: 35,745  (51.1%)

Troup County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Troup County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,371 ($35,469 in 1999)

This county:

$42,371
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $594 (lower quartile is $428, upper quartile is $720)
This county:

$594
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,400 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Troup:

$133,400
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,700 - $188,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $184,814
Here:

$184,814
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $292,250
Here:

$292,250
State:

$198,839

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $375,924
Here:

$375,924
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $58,406
Here:

$58,406
State:

$71,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,149
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 1,438

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 194
  • Thefts: 931
  • Auto thefts: 52
Troup County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 444 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2008: 188 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2009: 113 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2013: 118 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2014: 133 buildings, average cost: $211,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,526 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $871 (0.9%)

Troup County household income distribution in 2013 Troup County home values distribution in 2013 Troup County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.7%
Troup County:

21.7%
Georgia:

16.0%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for American Indian residents, 20.9% for other race residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.4 years old
(Males: 34.3 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.3 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 38.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 33.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Troup County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.

Cities in this county include: LaGrange, West Point, Hillcrest, Hogansville, Oak Grove, Abbottsford.

Troup 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: Coweta County , Jones County , Rockdale County , Spalding County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 2,079
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,025 (19.4% naturalized citizens)

Troup County:

5.7%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 7992010 or later
  • 1,0132000 to 2009
  • 6491990 to 1999
  • 2611980 to 1989
  • 1311970 to 1979
  • 179Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.8%

Troup County marital status for males Troup County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,950
  • One, attached: 183
  • Two: 397
  • 3 or 4: 774
  • 5 to 9: 1,498
  • 10 to 19: 666
  • 20 to 49: 685
  • 50 or more: 1,099
  • Mobile homes: 3,106

Housing units in Troup County with a mortgage: 8,540 (284 second mortgage, 576 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,077

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Troup County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,37388
Mainline Protestant7,30842
Black Protestant2,1959
Catholic1,0641
Other3973
None30,707-
Troup 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: 14
Troup County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Troup County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 51
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Troup County:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Troup County:

30.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Troup County:

Average size of farms: 208 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,381
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $137.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,102
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,180
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.25
Land in orchards: 25 acres

Earthquake activity:

Troup County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from Troup 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 131.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 158.1 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 185.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from Troup County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 169.0 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, 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 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 Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Troup 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 in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • Korea (17%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • Other Western Africa (7%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Troup County


  • American (14%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Troup County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 34,892 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 3,785 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 72 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 16 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 767 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 331 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 501 (1.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 489 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 362 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 243 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 243 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 190 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 27 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 496 people in college/university student housing
  • 401 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 381 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 351 people in state prisons
  • 197 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 85 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,610.

6.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.63% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($15,971 average AGI)
3.14% relocated from other states ($16,950 average AGI)
Troup County:

3.14%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chambers County, AL  0.72% ($26,006 average AGI)
from Coweta County, GA  0.56% ($30,836)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.38% ($23,736)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.32% ($21,616)
from Fulton County, GA  0.30% ($28,565)
from Heard County, GA  0.23% ($22,577)
from Harris County, GA  0.22% ($36,160)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.43% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($15,720 average AGI)
2.90% relocated to other states ($19,869 average AGI)
Troup County:

2.90%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chambers County, AL  0.60% ($23,978 average AGI)
to Coweta County, GA  0.53% ($35,261)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.43% ($23,340)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.38% ($23,953)
to Fulton County, GA  0.33% ($30,573)
to Harris County, GA  0.24% ($25,273)
to Lee County, AL  0.22% ($54,388)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Troup County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Troup County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Troup County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Troup County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Troup County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Troup County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Troup County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Troup County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Troup County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,613 (7,501 aged, 2,112 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,649 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Unspecified dementia (712)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (584)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (572)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (428)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (408)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (343)
  • Congestive heart failure (334)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (309)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (211)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (192)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,823
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 732
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,736

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,571
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,000
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 54.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 122.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.9
  • Other - 30.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,005
  • In family households: 60,131 (8,141 male householders, 8,839 female householders)
    10,780 spouses, 23,305 children (21,062 natural, 853 adopted, 1,390 stepchildren), 2,959 grandchildren, 1,441 brothers or sisters, 878 parents, 1,913 other relatives, 1,875 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,215 (3,472 male householders (3,251 living alone)), 4,041 female householders (3,955 living alone)), 702 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,659

Size of family households: 6,644 2-persons, 4,400 3-persons, 4,491 4-persons, 637 5-persons, 508 6-persons, 300 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,206 1-person, 263 2-persons, 44 5-persons.

7,695 married couples with children.
7,273 single-parent households (533 men, 6,740 women).

95.0% of residents of Troup speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (37% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $342,322,000 ($5,593 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $21,384,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $146,290,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $74,200,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,525,000
Federal grants: $96,038,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,818,000 ($8,274,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,451,000 ($6,371,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $303,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,924,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,382,000

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

Births: 4,939
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,323
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +429
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,282
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Troup County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.77 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.7

Year house built in Troup County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 3142014 or later
  • 1,1432010 to 2013
  • 4,0112000 to 2009
  • 5,9571990 to 1999
  • 4,7251980 to 1989
  • 3,4331970 to 1979
  • 1,8721960 to 1969
  • 2,7081950 to 1959
  • 1,5211940 to 1949
  • 2,6741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Troup County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Troup County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2223 rooms
  • 1,2704 rooms
  • 3,6085 rooms
  • 2,2766 rooms
  • 2,9387 rooms
  • 1,7418 rooms
  • 2,5349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troup County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 1081 room
  • 2382 rooms
  • 4883 rooms
  • 1,9274 rooms
  • 2,8565 rooms
  • 2,2006 rooms
  • 1,5597 rooms
  • 2398 rooms
  • 2619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Troup County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Troup County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 28no bedroom
  • 1171 bedroom
  • 2,4902 bedrooms
  • 7,9513 bedrooms
  • 3,1144 bedrooms
  • 9175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troup County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 170no bedroom
  • 8541 bedroom
  • 3,8332 bedrooms
  • 4,2563 bedrooms
  • 7264 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Troup County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Troup County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 428no vehicle
  • 3,2841 vehicle
  • 5,1202 vehicles
  • 3,8823 vehicles
  • 1,0624 vehicles
  • 8415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Troup County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Troup County population
  • 1,754no vehicle
  • 4,9511 vehicle
  • 2,2492 vehicles
  • 8053 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.3% of Troup County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Georgia.

Troup County:

82.3%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 46,573
  • Other state: 18,905
  • Northeast: 3,502
  • Midwest: 3,208
  • South: 11,147
  • West: 1,048
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Troup County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,225
Here:

15.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 466
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 651
Here:

32.2%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Troup County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,315,000
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000
    Correctional Institutions: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $10,686,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,148,000
    Police Protection: $4,067,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,920,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,095,000
    Regular Highways: $2,169,000
    General - Other: $1,517,000
    Financial Administration: $1,486,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $858,000
    Central Staff Services: $804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $335,000
    General Public Buildings: $331,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $157,000
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $801,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $5,650,000
    Libraries: $415,000
    Health - Other: $317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000
    Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $73,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $70,000
    Correctional Institutions: $51,000
    General - Other: $39,000
    Health - Other: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,119,000

Troup County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $986,000
    Parks and Recreation: $593,000
    Solid Waste Management: $269,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $418,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $742,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,046,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $635,000
    Rents: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,162,000
    All Other: $3,176,000
    Public Welfare: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,716,000
    Property: $18,821,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,276,000
    Public Utility License: $440,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Other License: $167,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $149,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $53,000

Troup County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,900,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,790,000

Troup County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,429,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,989
  • Number of aged recipients: 240
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,749
  • Number of recipients under 18: 360
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,122
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 507
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 799
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 835
Troup County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Troup County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Troup County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary62778.1 years
James56170.1 years
John47773.7 years
William44972.2 years
Willie38271.9 years
Robert30671.0 years
Annie26280.9 years
Charlie24072.5 years
George21872.5 years
Charles17467.9 years
Most common last names in Troup County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith43375.1 years
Johnson24774.4 years
Williams23375.1 years
Jones19473.1 years
Brown17574.6 years
Davis15374.0 years
Harris12572.9 years
Jackson10973.0 years
Moore10374.0 years
Allen10374.4 years
Businesses in Troup County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's3Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's5
AutoZone1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1Penske2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King3Popeyes1
CVS2Publix Super Markets1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A3RadioShack1
Church's Chicken2Red Roof Inn1
Circle K3Rite Aid2
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Curves2Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx11Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile3
Haworth1Taco Bell1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul7
Honda1UPS11
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP1Waffle House4
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jimmy John's2Walmart1
Jones New York2Wingate1
KFC1

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