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White County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 29,145 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 19,944 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,978
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,957
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,130
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,711 (it was 1,601 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 242 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in White County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.0%), Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in White County, GA (2017)
    • 26,458132.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9224.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6033.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3001.5%Some other race alone
    • 2031.0%Two or more races
    • 1590.8%Asian alone
    • 410.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 14,096  (48.4%)
Females: 15,049  (51.6%)
Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,603 ($36,084 in 1999)
This county:

$46,603
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $646 (lower quartile is $487, upper quartile is $788)
This county:

$646
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,152 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
White:

$173,152
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,955 - $253,285
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,226
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Institutionalized population: 144

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 137
  • Thefts: 244
  • Auto thefts: 83
White County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 341 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1998: 308 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1999: 332 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2000: 312 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 356 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 366 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2003: 322 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2004: 333 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2005: 380 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2006: 344 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2008: 129 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2009: 70 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2015: 55 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2016: 70 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2017: 88 buildings, average cost: $193,200
Number of permits per 10,000 White, GA residents
Average permit cost in White, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,569 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,229 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in White, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in White, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in White, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
White County:

15.7%
Georgia:

14.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.4% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 79.9% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.6 years old
(Males: 44.3 years old, Females: 47.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.7 years old, Black residents: 50.0 years old, American Indian residents: 49.9 years old, Asian residents: 20.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.0 years old, Other race residents: 8.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in White County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $555 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $700 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mossy Creek, Cleveland, Yonah, Helen, Sautee Nacoochee.

White 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: Banks County , Guadalupe County, New Mexico , Chester County, South Carolina , Darlington County, South Carolina , Cherokee County , Hyde County, North Carolina , Robeson County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 970
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 761 (61.2% naturalized citizens)

White County:

2.6%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 932010 or later
  • 1302000 to 2009
  • 711990 to 1999
  • 1161980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 124Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.3%

White County marital status for males White County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,082
  • One, attached: 115
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 144
  • 5 to 9: 533
  • 10 to 19: 205
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 2,895
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 108

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 4,170 (65 second mortgage, 335 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,302

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,40922
Mainline Protestant2,56214
Catholic1,5021
Other31
None16,668-
White County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
White County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
White County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

12.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
White County:

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
White County:

25.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in White County:

Average size of farms: 81 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $195,320
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $186.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $133,644
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,159
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 31.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.05%
Corn for grain: 506 harvested acres
Vegetables: 232 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 90 acres

Earthquake activity:

White 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 88.3 miles away from White 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 107.8 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 82.8 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 248.5 miles away from the 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 218.1 miles away from White 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 351.3 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 18, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4215: April 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4215, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter 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 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 Storm, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1020: March 31, 1994, FEMA Id: 1020, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in White County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - White

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,955 (81.7%)
  • Carpooled: 988 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 24 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 64 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 153 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 506 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Jamaica (16%)
  • El Salvador (14%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in White County


  • American (25%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

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

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

  • 300 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 149 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 197 people in college/university student housing
  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,311.

8.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.44% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($32,610 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($10,384 average AGI)
White County:

2.40%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hall County, GA  1.50% ($33,635 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.99% ($37,582)
from Lumpkin County, GA  0.67% ($30,049)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.40% ($77,162)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.25% ($64,130)


7.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.49% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($28,475 average AGI)
1.79% relocated to other states ($13,215 average AGI)
White County:

1.79%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, GA  1.38% ($40,419 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  1.20% ($36,926)
to Lumpkin County, GA  0.52% ($46,468)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.24% ($38,045)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in White County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in White County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in White County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in White County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in White County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in White County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,496 (3,780 aged, 716 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,198 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (275)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (237)
  • Congestive heart failure (200)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (179)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (173)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (124)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (122)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,152
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,073
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 210.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,145
  • In family households: 24,838 (4,621 male householders, 3,511 female householders)
    6,689 spouses, 7,657 children (6,914 natural, 219 adopted, 520 stepchildren), 719 grandchildren, 185 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 506 other relatives, 696 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,900 (1,289 male householders (1,154 living alone)), 2,059 female householders (1,822 living alone)), 540 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 406

Size of family households: 4,336 2-persons, 1,816 3-persons, 1,221 4-persons, 538 5-persons, 158 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,976 1-person, 282 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

3,983 married couples with children.
1,252 single-parent households (204 men, 1,048 women).

95.1% of residents of White speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $101,962,000 ($4,321 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,471,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,002,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,113,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $145,000
Federal grants: $18,976,000
Federal procurement contracts: $785,000 ($16,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,942,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $635,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,810,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,909,000

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

Births: 1,469
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,051
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +71
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,661
Here:

+152 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in White County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.05 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in White County, Georgia
  • Year house built in White County, Georgia
  • 2432014 or later
  • 2332010 to 2013
  • 3,8932000 to 2009
  • 4,3951990 to 1999
  • 3,5651980 to 1989
  • 1,9411970 to 1979
  • 7461960 to 1969
  • 5501950 to 1959
  • 81940 to 1949
  • 6871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Georgia
  • 281 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 3603 rooms
  • 8914 rooms
  • 1,7075 rooms
  • 1,6976 rooms
  • 1,2887 rooms
  • 8808 rooms
  • 1,4479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Georgia
  • 31 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 3483 rooms
  • 6374 rooms
  • 7835 rooms
  • 4846 rooms
  • 3627 rooms
  • 2438 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Georgia
  • 53no bedroom
  • 3511 bedroom
  • 1,0862 bedrooms
  • 4,7473 bedrooms
  • 1,5744 bedrooms
  • 5435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Georgia
  • 3no bedroom
  • 2911 bedroom
  • 1,1462 bedrooms
  • 1,4953 bedrooms
  • 1344 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in White County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 255no vehicle
  • 1,7761 vehicle
  • 3,2262 vehicles
  • 1,9663 vehicles
  • 7854 vehicles
  • 4485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 84no vehicle
  • 1,5001 vehicle
  • 1,3212 vehicles
  • 1443 vehicles
  • 694 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.8% of White 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, 89% lived in Georgia.

White County:

89.8%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 19,374
  • Other state: 8,777
  • Northeast: 1,568
  • Midwest: 1,917
  • South: 4,459
  • West: 835
Year householders moved into unit in White County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 24.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 154
Here:

5.8%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

1.7%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 327
Here:

32.2%
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

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,941,000
    Regular Highways: $319,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,504,000
    General - Other: $2,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,881,000
    Regular Highways: $1,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Financial Administration: $964,000
    Parks and Recreation: $738,000
    Local Fire Protection: $622,000
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Highways: $90,000
    Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,840,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $527,000
    Public Welfare: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,035,000
    Sale of Property: $363,000
    General Revenue - Other: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $84,000
    Royalties: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $252,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
    General - Other: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000
    Highways: $222,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,665,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,919,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $971,000
    Other Selective Sales: $682,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
    Other License: $82,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,680,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,941,000
    Regular Highways: $319,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,504,000
    General - Other: $2,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,881,000
    Regular Highways: $1,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Financial Administration: $964,000
    Parks and Recreation: $738,000
    Local Fire Protection: $622,000
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Highways: $90,000
    Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,840,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $527,000
    Public Welfare: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,035,000
    Sale of Property: $363,000
    General Revenue - Other: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $84,000
    Royalties: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $252,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
    General - Other: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000
    Highways: $222,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,665,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,919,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $971,000
    Other Selective Sales: $682,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
    Other License: $82,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,680,000

White County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,941,000
    Regular Highways: $319,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,504,000
    General - Other: $2,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,881,000
    Regular Highways: $1,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Financial Administration: $964,000
    Parks and Recreation: $738,000
    Local Fire Protection: $622,000
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Highways: $90,000
    Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,840,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $527,000
    Public Welfare: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,035,000
    Sale of Property: $363,000
    General Revenue - Other: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $84,000
    Royalties: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $252,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
    General - Other: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000
    Highways: $222,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,665,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,919,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $971,000
    Other Selective Sales: $682,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
    Other License: $82,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,680,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $710,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,941,000
    Regular Highways: $319,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,504,000
    General - Other: $2,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,881,000
    Regular Highways: $1,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,102,000
    Health - Other: $1,097,000
    Financial Administration: $964,000
    Parks and Recreation: $738,000
    Local Fire Protection: $622,000
    Housing and Community Development: $566,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $213,000
    Highways: $90,000
    Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,840,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $52,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $527,000
    Public Welfare: $115,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,035,000
    Sale of Property: $363,000
    General Revenue - Other: $198,000
    Interest Earnings: $84,000
    Royalties: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $252,000
    Police Protection: $108,000
    General - Other: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000
    Highways: $222,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,665,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,919,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $971,000
    Other Selective Sales: $682,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
    Other License: $82,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,680,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 447
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 360
  • Number of recipients under 18: 49
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 254
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 144
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 220
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 152
Most common first names in White County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9873.2 years
James9773.6 years
John9474.5 years
Mary7975.5 years
Robert7371.2 years
Charles5671.5 years
Thomas4373.0 years
George3974.0 years
Roy2568.3 years
Ruth2582.6 years
Most common last names in White County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dorsey4675.9 years
Smith4577.9 years
Nix4377.9 years
Adams4277.0 years
Palmer4174.8 years
Hulsey3476.8 years
Thomas3478.2 years
Sutton3075.7 years
Turner3080.3 years
Allison2977.2 years
Businesses in White County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Quality1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Ramada2
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1True Value1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul8
FedEx3UPS4
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's2
Hilton1YMCA1