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Wilcox County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 9,005 (all rural); it was 8,577 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,061
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,131
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,224
Renter-occupied apartments: 699 (it was 561 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

34%

Land area: 380 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilcox County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Public administration (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.0%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wilcox County, GA (2019)
    • 5,17857.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,23136.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4314.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 490.5%Some other race alone
    • 430.5%Two or more races
    • 340.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 5,398  (60.0%)
Females: 3,607  (40.0%)
Average household size:
Wilcox County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,029 ($27,483 in 1999)
This county:

$39,029
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $347 (lower quartile is $226, upper quartile is $504)
This county:

$347
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,105 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Wilcox:

$71,105
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,695 - $137,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $305

Institutionalized population: 2,002
Wilcox County, GA map from a distance

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: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilcox, GA residents
Average permit cost in Wilcox, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,058 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $552 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilcox, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wilcox, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wilcox, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.3%
Wilcox County:

21.3%
Georgia:

13.3%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.7% for American Indian residents, 1.8% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.3 years old
(Males: 38.2 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 37.1 years old, American Indian residents: 13.5 years old, Asian residents: 27.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.9 years old, Other race residents: 18.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilcox 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: Abbeville, Rochelle, Pineview, Pitts, Seville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wilcox County: Dorchester Civic Center (A), Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp (B), Tidewater Experimental Station (C), Floyd Landing (D), Eastern District Fire and Rescue Station 1 (E), Fleming Fire / Rescue (F), Lake George Volunteer Fire Department (G), Saint Catherine's Island Fire Department (H), Gumbranch Volunteer Fire Department (I), Gumbranch City Hall (J), Georgia Forestry Commission (K), Eastern District Fire and Rescue Station 2 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilcox County include: Ebenezer Church (A), Tabernacle of Praise Church (B), Saint James Community Church (C), Full Gospel Unity Outreach Center (D), Korean Mission Church (E), Liberty Church (F), Live Oak Church (G), Zion Temple (H), Ways Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Strum Bay Cemetery (3), Taylors Creek Cemetery (4), Thomas Hill Cemetery (5), New Dorchester Cemetery (6), Todd-Ray Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Upper Lake George (A), Trophy Lake (B), Haynes Swamp (C), Davis Swamp (D), Captain Fleming Swamp (E), Goshen Swamp (F), Strum Bay (G), Sandy Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow Bluff Creek (A), Vandyke Creek (B), Brunsen Creek (C), Tennessee Branch (D), Canoochee Creek (E), Sunbury Creek (F), Jerico River (G), Jerico Creek (H), South Hampton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wilcox County: Fort Morris State Historic Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Dooly County , Tensas Parish, Louisiana , Hamilton County, Texas , Navarro County, Texas , Tom Green County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 200
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 325 (15.1% naturalized citizens)

Wilcox County:

3.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 1542000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.2%

Wilcox County marital status for males Wilcox County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,360
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • 5 to 9: 32
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 1,103
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Wilcox County with a mortgage: 742 (6 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,315

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilcox County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,95724
Black Protestant6445
Mainline Protestant3105
Other2-
Catholic--
None4,342-
Wilcox 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 convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Wilcox County:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilcox County:

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilcox County:

32.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Wilcox County:

Average size of farms: 329 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $154,308
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $458.74
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,560
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,277
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.02%
Corn for grain: 1613 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 717 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 24582 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,028 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 739 acres

Tornado activity:

Wilcox County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 3796047.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 36 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/18/1969, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilcox County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 14% 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 143.4 miles away from Wilcox County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 203.6 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 242.9 miles away from Wilcox County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 215.7 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wilcox

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,435 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 243 (13.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 18 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 58 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (76%)
  • Indonesia (7%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Other Caribbean (4%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • Jamaica (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilcox County


  • American (24%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)

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

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

  • 1,246 people in state prisons
  • 170 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 1,829 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,742.

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.65% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($29,093 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($3,132 average AGI)
Wilcox County:

1.02%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.10% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,686 average AGI)
1.11% relocated to other states ($5,236 average AGI)
Wilcox County:

1.11%
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 Crisp County, GA  1.15% ($27,962 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Wilcox County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilcox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wilcox County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,421 (1,058 aged, 363 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 191 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wilcox County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (56)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (27)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (12)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,124
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,410

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

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,005
  • Male householders: 1,236 (343 living alone), Female householders: 1,402 (380 living alone)
  • 1,245 spouses (1,229 opposite-sex spouses), 77 unmarried partners, (77 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,294 children (2,080 natural, 50 adopted, 162 stepchildren), 158 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 115 parents, 0 foster children, 131 other relatives, 161 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,143

Size of family households: 920 2-persons, 433 3-persons, 264 4-persons, 157 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 723 1-person, 67 2-persons, 16 3-persons.

830 married couples with children.
631 single-parent households (40 men, 591 women).

94.4% of residents of Wilcox speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $62,833,000 ($7,230 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,223,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,053,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,406,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,287,000
Federal grants: $19,498,000
Federal procurement contracts: $350,000 ($35,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,239,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $314,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $301,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,192,000

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

Births: 559
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 475
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +57
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wilcox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • 222014 or later
  • 822010 to 2013
  • 3252000 to 2009
  • 5771990 to 1999
  • 6231980 to 1989
  • 5471970 to 1979
  • 4661960 to 1969
  • 3141950 to 1959
  • 1441940 to 1949
  • 4231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 1684 rooms
  • 5415 rooms
  • 5846 rooms
  • 3277 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 1689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • 171 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 1404 rooms
  • 2045 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 2902 bedrooms
  • 1,2653 bedrooms
  • 3134 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Georgia
  • 17no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 2012 bedrooms
  • 2473 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 73no vehicle
  • 6301 vehicle
  • 7882 vehicles
  • 3743 vehicles
  • 1214 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 59no vehicle
  • 3501 vehicle
  • 1382 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

88.6% of Wilcox County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Georgia.

Wilcox County:

88.6%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 7,175
  • Other state: 1,463
  • Northeast: 200
  • Midwest: 254
  • South: 935
  • West: 74
Year householders moved into unit in Wilcox County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilcox County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.5%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 92.7%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

5.0%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

2.8%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

17.3%

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

Wilcox County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $661,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $874,000
    Police Protection: $589,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    General - Other: $359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $312,000
    Central Staff Services: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
    General Public Buildings: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Libraries: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $41,000
    Other - General - Other: $19,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,662,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,208,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $830,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $227,000
    Other: $19,000

Wilcox County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $661,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $874,000
    Police Protection: $589,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    General - Other: $359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $312,000
    Central Staff Services: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
    General Public Buildings: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Libraries: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $41,000
    Other - General - Other: $19,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,662,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,208,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $830,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $227,000
    Other: $19,000

Wilcox County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $661,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $874,000
    Police Protection: $589,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    General - Other: $359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $312,000
    Central Staff Services: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
    General Public Buildings: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Libraries: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $41,000
    Other - General - Other: $19,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,662,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,208,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $830,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $227,000
    Other: $19,000

Wilcox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $661,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,175,000
    Health - Other: $874,000
    Police Protection: $589,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $433,000
    General - Other: $359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $312,000
    Central Staff Services: $228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
    General Public Buildings: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Libraries: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $41,000
    Other - General - Other: $19,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,662,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,208,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $830,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $227,000
    Other: $19,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 407
  • Number of aged recipients: 66
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 341
  • Number of recipients under 18: 47
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 221
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 139
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 170
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 152
Most common first names in Wilcox County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12071.6 years
John10473.4 years
Mary9376.2 years
Willie7869.2 years
William7170.8 years
Robert5870.4 years
George3869.1 years
Charles3470.4 years
Annie3279.5 years
Thomas2972.8 years
Most common last names in Wilcox County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5573.0 years
Brown4973.7 years
Jones4275.7 years
Johnson3773.6 years
Miller3571.7 years
Gibbs3474.8 years
Gordon3073.4 years
Conner2975.5 years
Walker2774.4 years
Williams2771.6 years
Businesses in Wilcox County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Subway1