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Wheeler County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 8,129 (all rural); it was 6,179 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 738
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 846
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,556
Renter-occupied apartments: 568 (it was 455 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 298 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wheeler County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 88%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wheeler County, GA (2017)
    • 4,47972.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,41755.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1382.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 270.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.2%Two or more races
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 5,236  (64.4%)
Females: 2,893  (35.6%)
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Average household size:
Wheeler County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,214 ($24,053 in 1999)
This county:

$30,214
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $320 (lower quartile is $225, upper quartile is $434)
This county:

$320
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,320 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Wheeler:

$51,320
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,459 - $105,139

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $110,659
Here:

$110,659
State:

$247,096

Mobile homes: $36,123
Here:

$36,123
State:

$69,080

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $872
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $284

Institutionalized population: 1,959

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wheeler, GA residents
Average permit cost in Wheeler, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $833 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $586 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Wheeler, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wheeler, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wheeler, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.8%
Wheeler County:

25.8%
Georgia:

14.9%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 81.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.6 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 28.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Alamo, Glenwood.

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

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Neighboring counties: Luna County, New Mexico , Brown County, Texas , Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana , Russell County, Alabama , Treutlen County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 146
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 95 (18.2% naturalized citizens)

Wheeler County:

1.2%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 262000 to 2009
  • 511990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 11970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.4%

Wheeler County marital status for males Wheeler County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,519
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 45
  • Mobile homes: 961
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Wheeler County with a mortgage: 355 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 957

Here:

27.1% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wheeler County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,22411
Black Protestant4133
Mainline Protestant2893
Other2-
Catholic--
None5,493-
Wheeler County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Wheeler County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Wheeler County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wheeler County:

10.7%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wheeler County:

31.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Wheeler County:

Average size of farms: 383 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,829
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1009.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,855
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,778
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.37
Corn for grain: 369 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 156 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3891 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 366 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,813 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 246 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wheeler 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 121.6 miles away from Wheeler County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.7 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 165.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from Wheeler 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 275.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Wheeler County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wheeler

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,744 (89.2%)
  • Carpooled: 64 (3.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 41 (2.1%)
  • Walked: 51 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 47 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (53%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • Honduras (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Other Caribbean (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wheeler County


  • English (21%)
  • American (20%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)
  • African (0%)
  • German (0%)

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

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

  • 999 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes
1,911 people in state prisons
48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,949.

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.82% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,196 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Telfair County, GA  1.54% ($24,348 average AGI)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.76% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($37,673 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Wheeler County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wheeler County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wheeler County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wheeler County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 953 (691 aged, 262 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 179 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (67)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (59)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (48)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (47)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (39)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (36)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (34)
  • Congestive heart failure (29)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (20)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,791
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,108
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 62,690

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 925

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,129
  • In family households: 5,582 (740 male householders, 620 female householders)
    1,003 spouses, 2,410 children (2,296 natural, 39 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 387 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 37 parents, 20 other relatives, 239 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 675 (317 male householders (289 living alone)), 336 female householders (331 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,833

Size of family households: 763 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 229 4-persons, 132 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 621 1-person, 27 2-persons.

667 married couples with children.
359 single-parent households (108 men, 251 women).

97.4% of residents of Wheeler speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,404,000 ($5,829 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $413,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,139,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,764,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,075,000
Federal grants: $15,579,000
Federal procurement contracts: $166,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $681,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $216,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $739,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,862,000

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

Births: 403
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 274
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +361
Here:

+54 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wheeler County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • 62014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 5321990 to 1999
  • 3501980 to 1989
  • 5321970 to 1979
  • 2861960 to 1969
  • 2171950 to 1959
  • 2401940 to 1949
  • 2171939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • 91 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 1314 rooms
  • 4655 rooms
  • 3686 rooms
  • 1457 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • 211 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1984 rooms
  • 2665 rooms
  • 1056 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • 9no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 2242 bedrooms
  • 7693 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeler County, Georgia
  • 25no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 2162 bedrooms
  • 3233 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 86no vehicle
  • 3441 vehicle
  • 5192 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 192no vehicle
  • 3341 vehicle
  • 1742 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

96.8% of Wheeler County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Georgia.

Wheeler County:

96.8%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 7,059
  • Other state: 966
  • Northeast: 109
  • Midwest: 130
  • South: 694
  • West: 30
Year householders moved into unit in Wheeler County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wheeler County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 93.8%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 39
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

8.8%

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

0.0%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

1.0%
Georgia:

18.8%

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

Wheeler County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $548,000
    Regular Highways: $539,000
    Health - Other: $531,000
    Central Staff Services: $406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $301,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
    Libraries: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $146,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,803,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $149,000
    Other: $114,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,211,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $822,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $160,000
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,238,000

Wheeler County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $548,000
    Regular Highways: $539,000
    Health - Other: $531,000
    Central Staff Services: $406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $301,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
    Libraries: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $146,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,803,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $149,000
    Other: $114,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,211,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $822,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $160,000
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,238,000

Wheeler County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $548,000
    Regular Highways: $539,000
    Health - Other: $531,000
    Central Staff Services: $406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $301,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
    Libraries: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $146,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,803,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $149,000
    Other: $114,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,211,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $822,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $160,000
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,238,000

Wheeler County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $74,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $548,000
    Regular Highways: $539,000
    Health - Other: $531,000
    Central Staff Services: $406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $301,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
    Libraries: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $146,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,803,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $149,000
    Other: $114,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,211,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $822,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $160,000
    Other Selective Sales: $34,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,238,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 276
  • Number of aged recipients: 50
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 226
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 151
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 96
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 140
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 117
Most common first names in Wheeler County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie5374.8 years
James5273.2 years
William4871.6 years
John4873.2 years
Mary3778.4 years
Annie2581.2 years
Robert2073.3 years
George1974.7 years
Henry1577.7 years
Ruby1482.6 years
Most common last names in Wheeler County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark5578.6 years
Williams3674.5 years
White3274.7 years
Smith3171.9 years
Brown2876.6 years
Johnson2878.6 years
Coleman2478.7 years
Adams2279.9 years
Mcdaniel2280.2 years
Gillis2073.9 years