Warren County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 5,578 (all rural); it was 6,336 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 827
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 829
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,871
Renter-occupied apartments: 659 (it was 564 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 286 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Warren County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (29.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.7%), Wholesale trade (15.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 89%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Warren County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (61.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (36.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 2,694  (50.3%)
Females: 3,140  (49.7%)

Warren County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Warren County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,032 ($27,366 in 1999)

This county:

$27032
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $332 (lower quartile is $208, upper quartile is $470)
This county:

$332
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,424 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Warren:

$62,424
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,006 - $117,728
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $766
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 80

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

Warren County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $465 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $555 (0.9%)

Warren County household income distribution in 2009 Warren County home values distribution Warren County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.9%
Warren County:

32.9%
Georgia:

19.0%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Warren County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: Warrenton, Norris, Norwood, Panhandle, Camak.

Warren 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 Warren County: Shoals (A), Camak Junction (B), Fountain Campground (C), Warren County Fire Department Ricketson Station (D), Warren County Fire Department Beall Springs Station (E), Warren County Fire Department Panhandle Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Warren County include: Mesena United Methodist Church (A), Pilgrim Church (B), Shoals Primitive Baptist Church (C), Indian Hill Church (D), Johnson Church (E), Lithonia Church (F), Little Brier Creek Church (G), Long Creek Church (H), Macedonia Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adkins Cemetery (1), Lazenby Cemetery (2), McDaniel Cemetery (3), McLain Cemetery (4), Abbott Cemetery (5), Andrews Chapel Cemetery (6), Baker-Brinkly Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Neal Lake (A), South Sewage Disposal Pond (B), Shivers Lake (C), Johnsons Lake (D), Newsomes Pond (E), Warrenton City Pond (F), Reservoir 14 (G), Langham Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Williams Creek (A), Whetstone Creek (B), Walker Branch (C), Thomson Ford Branch (D), Thompson Branch (E), Bull Creek (F), Taylors Creek (G), Tanyard Branch (H), Storm Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Glascock County , Hancock County , Jefferson County , McDuffie County , Taliaferro County , Wilkes County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 165
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 57.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 29 (45% naturalized citizens)

Warren County:

0.5%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 4
  • 1985 to 1989: 5
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 2

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.1%

Warren County marital status for males Warren County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Warren County with a mortgage: 430 (31 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 491

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Warren County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,32511
Black Protestant1,2209
Mainline Protestant4595
None1,830-
Warren 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: 1
Warren County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Warren County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

14.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

32.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Warren County:

Average size of farms: 291 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,263
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $67.41
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,010
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,541
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 21.17%
All wheat for grain: 609 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 215 acres

Tornado activity:

Warren County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 9465881.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/1/2007, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Warren County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 33.1 miles away from Warren 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 185.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 150.2 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 180.6 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 149.6 miles away from Warren 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 173.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Warren County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Germany (52%)
  • India (17%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Canada (7%)

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

  • United States or American (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Warren County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,602 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 540 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 29 (1%)
  • Other means: 52 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

105 people in nursing homes
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $32,691.

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.67% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($24,782 average AGI)
0.85% relocated from other states ($4,455 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.85%
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 McDuffie County, GA  1.91% ($33,395 average AGI)
from Richmond County, GA  0.55% ($32,000)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.05% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($26,045 average AGI)
0.60% relocated to other states ($1,701 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.60%
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 McDuffie County, GA  2.33% ($30,170 average AGI)
to Richmond County, GA  0.89% ($25,444)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Warren County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Warren County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 21.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Warren County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,060 (837 aged, 223 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1540.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1393.210

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.01
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 16.39

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,745

Size of family households: 691 2-persons, 421 3-persons, 254 4-persons, 113 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 655 1-person, 72 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

650 married couples with children.
690 single-parent households (102 men, 588 women).

96.8% of residents of Warren County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $49,210,000 ($7869 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $799,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,975,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,274,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $454,000
Federal grants: $19,172,000
Federal procurement contracts: $330,000 ($5,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,005,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,289,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,000

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

Births: 462
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 403
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -271
Here -44 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Warren County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.51 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 187
  • 1990 to 1999: 480
  • 1980 to 1989: 537
  • 1970 to 1979: 528
  • 1960 to 1969: 301
  • 1950 to 1959: 223
  • 1940 to 1949: 176
  • 1939 or earlier: 481
Rooms in houses/apartments in Warren County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 119
  • 4 rooms: 184
  • 5 rooms: 561
  • 6 rooms: 436
  • 7 rooms: 302
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9+ rooms: 113
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 156
  • 5 rooms: 144
  • 6 rooms: 60
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Warren County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 55
  • 2 bedrooms: 326
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,137
  • 4 bedrooms: 244
  • 5+ bedrooms: 68
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 116
  • 2 bedrooms: 232
  • 3 bedrooms: 175
  • 4 bedrooms: 29
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Warren County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 152
  • 1 vehicle: 510
  • 2 vehicles: 723
  • 3 vehicles: 352
  • 4 vehicles: 100
  • 5+ vehicles: 34
  • no vehicle: 213
  • 1 vehicle: 243
  • 2 vehicles: 91
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

67% of Warren County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Georgia.

Warren County:

67.2%
State average:

50.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $49,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Warren County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.8%)
  • Electricity (31.2%)
  • Utility gas (22.1%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (43.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.8%)
  • Electricity (23.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

6.7%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

14.5%
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)

Warren County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $123,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $569,000
    Health Services - Other: $391,000
    Police Protection: $327,000
    Central Staff Services: $267,000
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $237,000
    Corrections - Other: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Financial Administration: $154,000
    Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Fire Protection: $62,000
    Housing & Community Development: $60,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $196,000
    Corrections: $175,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $55,000
    Police Protection: $22,000
    Central Staff: $20,000
    Fire Protection: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $897,000

Warren County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $292,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $431,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $244,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $113,000
    Highways: $107,000
    All Other: $78,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,507,000
    Total General Sales: $935,000
    Other Selective Sales: $124,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $16,000
    Public Utilities: $3,000
    NEC: $3,000

Warren County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,815,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,127,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $688,000

Warren County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,473,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,127,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Warren County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Warren County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Warren County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5875.2 years
Mary5277.7 years
Willie5170.5 years
Robert4669.5 years
John4673.0 years
William4276.2 years
George3773.9 years
Annie3481.0 years
Charlie2572.4 years
Jessie2076.6 years
Most common last names in Warren County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9176.6 years
Ivey4074.1 years
Smith3876.2 years
Jones2979.0 years
Evans2773.3 years
Williams2673.4 years
Davis2574.2 years
Hall2377.4 years
Norris2277.3 years
Brown2275.4 years

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