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White County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 27,970 (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: 116 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in White County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (29.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.9%), Manufacturing (21.3%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in White County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 13,672  (48.9%)
Females: 14,298  (51.1%)
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White County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,391 ($36,084 in 1999)

This county:

$39391
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $443, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$532
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,727 (it was $104,200 in 2000)
White:

$158,727
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,690 - $236,525
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,134
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,362 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,328 (0.8%)

White County household income distribution in 2009 White County home values distribution White County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 54.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.5% for American Indian residents, 88.9% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.2%
White County:

19.2%
Georgia:

19.0%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 52.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.1% for American Indian residents, 76.6% for other race residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 41 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 25 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:

4.7%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 970
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 396 (57% naturalized citizens)

White County:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 108
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 80
  • 1980 to 1984: 36
  • 1975 to 1979: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 116

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: 6,642
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 187
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 2,147
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 81

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 2,386 (309 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,677

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

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:

  • GeorgiaSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1554): September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1311): January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 5, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1071): October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Storm, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1020): March 31, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1020, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in White County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

  • Germany (17%)
  • Guatemala (16%)
  • United Kingdom (15%)
  • India (10%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Peru (4%)

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

  • United States or American (37%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

White County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,550 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,277 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 191 (2%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 349 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $43,293.

7.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.85% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,877 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($10,117 average AGI)
White County:

2.05%
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 Hall County, GA  1.52% ($27,477 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  1.09% ($24,699)
from Lumpkin County, GA  0.66% ($24,196)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.35% ($44,100)
from Fulton County, GA  0.18% ($82,333)
from Banks County, GA  0.15% ($20,077)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.14% ($22,417)


7.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.67% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,538 average AGI)
2.30% relocated to other states ($9,041 average AGI)
White County:

2.30%
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 Hall County, GA  1.52% ($37,054 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  1.12% ($22,198)
to Lumpkin County, GA  0.48% ($25,268)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.21% ($24,000)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.20% ($25,941)
to Fulton County, GA  0.19% ($29,250)
to Banks County, GA  0.18% ($20,667)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in 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: 1151.530
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1072.540
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.47

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99.77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.63

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,779
  • In family households: 23,302 (5,549 male householders, 2,201 female householders)
    6,127 spouses, 7,234 children (6,507 natural, 192 adopted, 535 stepchildren), 626 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 240 parents, 308 other relatives, 608 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,477 (1,328 male householders (1,064 living alone)), 1,568 female householders (1,360 living alone)), 581 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 365 (144 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,787 2-persons, 1,657 3-persons, 1,332 4-persons, 625 5-persons, 228 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,424 1-person, 402 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

3,413 married couples with children.
820 single-parent households (230 men, 590 women).

95.6% of residents of White County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $101,962,000 ($4321 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:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 52
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,719
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,671
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,578
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,213
  • 1960 to 1969: 591
  • 1950 to 1959: 394
  • 1940 to 1949: 267
  • 1939 or earlier: 463
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 76
  • 3 rooms: 194
  • 4 rooms: 798
  • 5 rooms: 1,662
  • 6 rooms: 1,476
  • 7 rooms: 1,027
  • 8 rooms: 464
  • 9+ rooms: 431
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 200
  • 4 rooms: 498
  • 5 rooms: 397
  • 6 rooms: 245
  • 7 rooms: 75
  • 8 rooms: 22
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 192
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,465
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,677
  • 4 bedrooms: 637
  • 5+ bedrooms: 157
  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 216
  • 2 bedrooms: 721
  • 3 bedrooms: 532
  • 4 bedrooms: 67
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
Cars and other vehicles available in White County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 204
  • 1 vehicle: 1,292
  • 2 vehicles: 2,885
  • 3 vehicles: 1,097
  • 4 vehicles: 438
  • 5+ vehicles: 214
  • no vehicle: 145
  • 1 vehicle: 691
  • 2 vehicles: 532
  • 3 vehicles: 168
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 28

52% of White County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Georgia.

White County:

51.7%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 13193
  • Northeast: 1063
  • Midwest: 1284
  • South: 3510
  • West: 426

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $137,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.8%)
  • Wood (6.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (1.3%)
  • Electricity (50.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.9%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Utility gas (4.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 463
Here:

54.0%
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)

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $169,000
    General: $53,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,806,000
    Police Protection: $1,207,000
    General - Other: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,128,000
    Corrections - Other: $987,000
    Central Staff Services: $932,000
    Health Services - Other: $714,000
    Financial Administration: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000
    Parks & Recreation: $425,000
    Welfare - Other: $400,000
    Fire Protection: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $194,000
    Libraries: $147,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,375,000
    Regular Highways: $1,034,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $60,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $721,000
    General - Other: $362,000
    Police Protection: $75,000
    Corrections - Other: $18,000
    Judicial: $13,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,195,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $478,000
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $206,000
    General Support: $112,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $262,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $646,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $556,000
    Highways: $376,000
    Public Welfare: $302,000
    Health & Hospitals: $129,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,220,000
    Property: $4,565,000
    Other Selective Sales: $840,000
    NEC: $122,000
    Public Utilities: $41,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,423,000

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
White County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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White County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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