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Worth County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 21,426 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 21,967 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,344
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,506
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,176
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,364 (it was 1,930 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 570 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Worth County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (23.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Worth County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 10,424  (48.7%)
Females: 11,002  (51.3%)
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Worth County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Worth County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,595 ($32,384 in 1999)

This county:

$40,595
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $537)
This county:

$432
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,151 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Worth:

$85,151
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,600 - $148,341
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 149

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 86
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $201,100
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $933 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $749 (1.0%)

Worth County household income distribution in 2013 Worth County home values distribution in 2013 Worth County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.6%
Worth County:

16.6%
Georgia:

16.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 44.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.3 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 33.4 years old, American Indian residents: 40.7 years old, Asian residents: 57.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.0 years old, Other race residents: 17.0 years old)

Area name: Albany, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Worth County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sylvester, Bridgeboro, Poulan, Warwick, Sumner.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cochise County, Arizona , Clarke County, Alabama , Covington County, Alabama , Winn Parish, Louisiana , Leon County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 692
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 362 (47.1% naturalized citizens)

Worth County:

1.7%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 182010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 1431990 to 1999
  • 681980 to 1989
  • 351970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.4%

Worth County marital status for males Worth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,890
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 322
  • 3 or 4: 163
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 38
  • 50 or more: 75
  • Mobile homes: 3,642

Housing units in Worth County with a mortgage: 2,405 (70 second mortgage, 124 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,252

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Worth County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,71536
Mainline Protestant1,0829
Black Protestant5425
Other11
Catholic--
None11,339-
Worth 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
Worth County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Worth County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Worth County:

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Worth County:

30.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Worth County:

Average size of farms: 368 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $79,035
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $349.85
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,359
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.60%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,602
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.97
Corn for grain: 3344 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2846 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 48641 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1248 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,084 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,310 acres

Earthquake activity:

Worth County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Worth 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 204.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 404.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.1 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 236.7 miles away from Worth County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1686: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1686, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, High Winds, Incident Period: October 01, 1994 to November 16, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1042: October 19, 1994, FEMA Id: 1042, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 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 TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 05, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-425: April 05, 1974, FEMA Id: 425, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Worth County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (35%)
  • Other Western Asia (20%)
  • Korea (18%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Worth County


  • American (41%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Worth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,631 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 312 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 37 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 52 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 300 (6.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 117 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,043.

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.16% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($18,435 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($4,159 average AGI)
Worth County:

1.26%
Georgia average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dougherty County, GA  1.76% ($22,841 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  1.08% ($18,840)
from Turner County, GA  0.97% ($16,781)
from Lee County, GA  0.63% ($35,957)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.41% ($17,516)
from Crisp County, GA  0.29% ($20,909)
from Mitchell County, GA  0.19% ($24,500)


8.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.58% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,138 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($5,607 average AGI)
Worth County:

1.57%
Georgia average:

3.33%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dougherty County, GA  1.66% ($21,726 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  1.29% ($20,448)
to Lee County, GA  0.48% ($33,778)
to Crisp County, GA  0.36% ($14,704)
to Turner County, GA  0.35% ($33,269)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.33% ($21,320)
to Mitchell County, GA  0.15% ($30,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Worth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Worth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Worth County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Worth County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Worth County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Worth County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Worth County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Worth County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Worth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,366 (2,643 aged, 723 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 533 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (221)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (215)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (170)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (147)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (131)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (106)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (104)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (97)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,158
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 114
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,670

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,541
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,200

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,426
  • In family households: 18,550 (3,075 male householders, 2,571 female householders)
    3,944 spouses, 6,231 children (5,673 natural, 181 adopted, 383 stepchildren), 1,174 grandchildren, 295 brothers or sisters, 394 parents, 470 other relatives, 403 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,726 (1,237 male householders (1,018 living alone)), 1,135 female householders (1,093 living alone)), 347 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 154

Size of family households: 2,602 2-persons, 1,617 3-persons, 867 4-persons, 332 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,112 1-person, 256 2-persons, 1 3-persons.

2,220 married couples with children.
1,686 single-parent households (252 men, 1,434 women).

97.8% of residents of Worth speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $115,010,000 ($5,226 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,481,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,846,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,990,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,553,000
Federal grants: $34,692,000
Federal procurement contracts: $547,000 ($-16,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,382,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $857,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,663,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,508,000

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

Births: 1,496
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 988
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -517
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Worth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Worth County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 1962014 or later
  • 2142010 to 2013
  • 1,0672000 to 2009
  • 1,9421990 to 1999
  • 2,0421980 to 1989
  • 1,5161970 to 1979
  • 9041960 to 1969
  • 4511950 to 1959
  • 2371940 to 1949
  • 8161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Worth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 161 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 5584 rooms
  • 1,5185 rooms
  • 1,0446 rooms
  • 8927 rooms
  • 6208 rooms
  • 6529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 141 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 3253 rooms
  • 6684 rooms
  • 3905 rooms
  • 6976 rooms
  • 1127 rooms
  • 1888 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Worth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 15no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 9322 bedrooms
  • 3,2293 bedrooms
  • 1,0414 bedrooms
  • 1955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1661 bedroom
  • 9302 bedrooms
  • 1,2173 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 224no vehicle
  • 1,4691 vehicle
  • 2,1752 vehicles
  • 1,1613 vehicles
  • 4144 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Worth County population
  • 329no vehicle
  • 1,1961 vehicle
  • 5702 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.6% of Worth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Georgia.

Worth County:

89.6%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 17,500
  • Other state: 3,369
  • Northeast: 333
  • Midwest: 642
  • South: 2,037
  • West: 367
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Worth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 82.2%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

7.1%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 161
Here:

13.7%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 66
Here:

7.8%
Georgia:

18.3%

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

Worth County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,288,000
    Central Staff Services: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,385,000
    Police Protection: $879,000
    Solid Waste Management: $834,000
    Central Staff Services: $830,000
    Health Services - Other: $698,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    General - Other: $400,000
    Corrections - Other: $399,000
    Financial Administration: $336,000
    Fire Protection: $280,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $206,000
    Parks & Recreation: $163,000
    General Public Buildings: $141,000
    Libraries: $48,000
    Welfare - Other: $33,000
    Housing & Community Development: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $563,000
    Health: $113,000
    Libraries: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $282,000
    Fire Protection: $204,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $7,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,965,000

Worth County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $751,000
    All Other: $209,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $276,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $652,000
    Interest Earnings: $211,000
    Rents: $48,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $255,000
    Health & Hospitals: $230,000
    All Other: $143,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,651,000
    Total General Sales: $2,900,000
    Other Selective Sales: $460,000
    NEC: $87,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000
    Public Utilities: $16,000

Worth County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000

Worth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,049,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 808
  • Number of aged recipients: 140
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 668
  • Number of recipients under 18: 122
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 430
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 256
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 363
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 329
Worth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Worth County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Worth County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14771.1 years
Mary12677.7 years
William12572.4 years
John10770.4 years
Willie8073.4 years
George6874.4 years
Robert6666.7 years
Charles4771.1 years
Annie4580.9 years
Thomas3772.0 years
Most common last names in Worth County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7470.9 years
Smith5974.8 years
Davis5572.6 years
Jones5475.0 years
Jackson5166.3 years
Mcdonald4274.7 years
Brown4272.3 years
Powell3677.0 years
Walker3476.2 years
Young3478.7 years
Businesses in Worth County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Burger King1KFC1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
Goodwill2Walgreens1