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Worth County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 20,914 (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: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Worth County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (10.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Worth County, GA (2019)
    • 13,83366.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,92528.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4732.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2071.0%Two or more races
    • 1710.8%Asian alone
    • 780.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 760.4%Some other race alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 10,081  (48.2%)
Females: 10,833  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
Worth County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,934 ($32,384 in 1999)
This county:

$47,934
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $496 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $593)
This county:

$496
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,561 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Worth:

$113,561
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,516 - $178,372

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $160,674
Here:

$160,674
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $53,883
Here:

$53,883
State:

$266,514

Mobile homes: $69,604
Here:

$69,604
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,075
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $417

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
Worth County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2018: 36 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2019: 31 buildings, average cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Worth, GA residents
Average permit cost in Worth, 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: $1,271 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $938 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Worth, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Worth, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Worth, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%
Worth County:

16.7%
Georgia:

13.3%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.2 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 33.8 years old, American Indian residents: 41.1 years old, Asian residents: 57.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.1 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 November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 692
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 337 (67.1% naturalized citizens)

Worth County:

1.6%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 122010 or later
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 301990 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: 5,433
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 360
  • 3 or 4: 117
  • 5 to 9: 271
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 3,050

Housing units in Worth County with a mortgage: 2,429 (32 second mortgage, 153 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,052

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Worth County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 16% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) 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 the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from Worth County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 228.1 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 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Worth

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,808 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 409 (8.6%)
  • Bus: 24 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 189 (4.0%)
  • Walked: 56 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 296 (6.2%)
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%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (24%)
  • Mexico (24%)
  • Other Western Asia (11%)
  • Japan (11%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • France (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Worth County


  • American (40%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

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 $44,400.

6.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.66% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,605 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($5,296 average AGI)
Worth County:

1.09%
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 Dougherty County, GA  1.94% ($28,839 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  0.61% ($29,907)
from Lee County, GA  0.48% ($35,912)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.48% ($30,912)


7.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.32% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,691 average AGI)
0.90% relocated to other states ($4,619 average AGI)
Worth County:

0.90%
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 Dougherty County, GA  1.93% ($23,832 average AGI)
to Lee County, GA  0.79% ($33,232)
to Tift County, GA  0.72% ($32,020)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.44% ($30,161)

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 2019: 10.4

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 2018: 18.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.6%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (285)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (190)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (188)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (118)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (103)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (80)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (33)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (26)
  • Unspecified dementia (24)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (12)

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: 20,914
  • Male householders: 4,235 (861 living alone), Female householders: 3,967 (961 living alone)
  • 4,089 spouses (4,033 opposite-sex spouses), 381 unmarried partners, (379 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,821 children (5,307 natural, 121 adopted, 391 stepchildren), 911 grandchildren, 216 brothers or sisters, 420 parents, 0 foster children, 270 other relatives, 459 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 165

Size of family households: 3,008 2-persons, 1,512 3-persons, 900 4-persons, 419 5-persons, 120 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,820 1-person, 313 2-persons, 77 3-persons.

1,943 married couples with children.
1,748 single-parent households (157 men, 1,591 women).

97.4% of residents of Worth speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English 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:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Worth County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Worth County, Georgia
  • 2852014 or later
  • 1322010 to 2013
  • 1,3592000 to 2009
  • 1,9921990 to 1999
  • 1,6931980 to 1989
  • 1,4441970 to 1979
  • 8721960 to 1969
  • 4321950 to 1959
  • 5021940 to 1949
  • 7141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Worth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia
  • 101 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1403 rooms
  • 4444 rooms
  • 1,1355 rooms
  • 1,4526 rooms
  • 1,0057 rooms
  • 5938 rooms
  • 6279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 3543 rooms
  • 7404 rooms
  • 4625 rooms
  • 7326 rooms
  • 2147 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 879+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Worth County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Worth County, Georgia
  • 10no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 6042 bedrooms
  • 3,4483 bedrooms
  • 1,1304 bedrooms
  • 1735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2561 bedroom
  • 9552 bedrooms
  • 1,2623 bedrooms
  • 2134 bedrooms
  • 385+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 162no vehicle
  • 1,1631 vehicle
  • 2,3632 vehicles
  • 1,1423 vehicles
  • 4654 vehicles
  • 1455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Worth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 449no vehicle
  • 1,1211 vehicle
  • 7782 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 1734 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

92.5% of Worth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Georgia.

Worth County:

92.5%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 16,936
  • Other state: 3,435
  • Northeast: 472
  • Midwest: 572
  • South: 1,983
  • West: 400
Year householders moved into unit in Worth County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Worth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 11.0%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

7.4%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 93
Here:

9.1%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

2.4%
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

Worth County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,213,000
    Other: $660,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,296,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,258,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,168,000
    General - Other: $963,000
    Financial Administration: $565,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Health - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $452,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $508,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,135,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Rents: $24,000
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $241,000
    Police Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,479,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,263,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,549,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $825,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,000

Worth County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,213,000
    Other: $660,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,296,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,258,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,168,000
    General - Other: $963,000
    Financial Administration: $565,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Health - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $452,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $508,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,135,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Rents: $24,000
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $241,000
    Police Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,479,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,263,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,549,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $825,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,000

Worth County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,213,000
    Other: $660,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,296,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,258,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,168,000
    General - Other: $963,000
    Financial Administration: $565,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Health - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $452,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $508,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,135,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Rents: $24,000
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $241,000
    Police Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,479,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,263,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,549,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $825,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,000

Worth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,213,000
    Other: $660,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,630,000
    Regular Highways: $1,571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,296,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,258,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,168,000
    General - Other: $963,000
    Financial Administration: $565,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Health - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $452,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $508,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,135,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Rents: $24,000
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $241,000
    Police Protection: $160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,479,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,005,000
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,263,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,549,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $825,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,000

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
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