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Tifton, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Tifton,GA index of house prices

Total population: 16,701 (Urban population: 14,770 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 94 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 6,219 (5,530 occupied: 1,832 owner occupied, 3,780 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

67%
State:

38%

Housing density: 696 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $573,280.

Median contract rent in 2016: $355 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $446)


Median gross rent in Tifton, GA in 2016: $441

Housing units in Tifton with a mortgage: 1,204 (50 second mortgage, 78 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 626

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,945

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,453

Median monthly housing costs: $616


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Tifton, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,333 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Tifton:

$146,333
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,360 - $207,500
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,039
  • In family households: 12,422 (1,249 male householders, 2,392 female householders)
    1,836 spouses, 5,205 children (4,604 natural, 167 adopted, 454 stepchildren), 253 grandchildren, 209 brothers or sisters, 288 parents, 543 other relatives, 453 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,742 (843 male householders (748 living alone)), 1,071 female householders (849 living alone)), 832 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,828

Size of family households: 1,795 2-persons, 884 3-persons, 597 4-persons, 210 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,599 1-person, 191 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 46 4-persons.

1,520 married couples with children.
2,425 single-parent households (402 men, 2,023 women).

84.2% of residents of Tifton speak English at home.
13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 56% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,010 (5.9%)
(48.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tifton, Georgia:

  • 17no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2722 bedrooms
  • 1,1023 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 1295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tifton, Georgia:

  • 131no bedroom
  • 6491 bedroom
  • 1,3022 bedrooms
  • 1,5333 bedrooms
  • 974 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Tifton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 71no vehicle
  • 4501 vehicle
  • 9132 vehicles
  • 2743 vehicles
  • 1024 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Tifton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 956no vehicle
  • 1,8691 vehicle
  • 7832 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tifton, Georgia:

  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 683 rooms
  • 474 rooms
  • 3105 rooms
  • 3416 rooms
  • 3747 rooms
  • 2748 rooms
  • 4079+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tifton, Georgia:

  • 1311 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 3833 rooms
  • 6544 rooms
  • 9045 rooms
  • 3646 rooms
  • 9687 rooms
  • 2458 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Tifton, GA household income distribution

  • Tifton, GA household income distribution
  • 944Less than $10,000
  • 433$10,000 to $14,999
  • 618$15,000 to $19,999
  • 354$20,000 to $24,999
  • 214$25,000 to $29,999
  • 492$30,000 to $34,999
  • 251$35,000 to $39,999
  • 185$40,000 to $44,999
  • 211$45,000 to $49,999
  • 360$50,000 to $59,999
  • 295$60,000 to $74,999
  • 354$75,000 to $99,999
  • 235$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 160$150,000 to $199,999
  • 173$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tifton, GA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tifton, GA
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 149$70,000 to $79,999
  • 88$80,000 to $89,999
  • 119$90,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 266$125,000 to $149,999
  • 183$150,000 to $174,999
  • 248$175,000 to $199,999
  • 151$200,000 to $249,999
  • 133$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • 25$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tifton, GA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tifton, GA
  • 50Less than $100
  • 202$100 to $149
  • 70$150 to $199
  • 130$200 to $249
  • 256$250 to $299
  • 147$300 to $349
  • 580$350 to $399
  • 365$400 to $449
  • 214$450 to $499
  • 338$500 to $549
  • 229$550 to $599
  • 78$600 to $649
  • 190$650 to $699
  • 77$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 198$800 to $899
  • 23$900 to $999
  • 141$1,000 to $1,249
  • 17$1,250 to $1,499
  • 11$3,000 to $3,499
  • 41$3,500 or more
  • 97No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1382010 or later
  • 862000 to 2009
  • 5651990 to 1999
  • 2091980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Tifton population
Tifton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 253
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,414
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,788
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 708
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 453
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 105
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 215
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 106
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 31
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 368
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 141
  • 90 or more minutes: 170
Tifton, GA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.0%
Number of people working at home: 144 (2.4% of all workers)

Tifton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,730 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,802 (10%)
  • Taxi: 314 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 68 (0%)
  • Walked: 283 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 144 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 4,407
 English: 408
 German: 306
 Irish: 281
 African: 111
 Scottish: 109
 Scotch-Irish: 75
 Norwegian: 68
 European: 56
 Dutch: 52
 British: 43
 French Canadian: 38
 Italian: 37
 Polish: 31
 Haitian: 31
 French (except Basque): 26
 Jamaican: 22
 Scandinavian: 19
 Greek: 17
 Cajun: 8
 Ukrainian: 8

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

  • 61%Mexico
  • 9%Vietnam
  • 5%Nigeria
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 3%Haiti
  • 3%Philippines
  • 2%Korea

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

  • This state: 13,189
  • Other state: 2,730
  • Northeast: 254
  • Midwest: 417
  • South: 1,926
  • West: 144

82% of Tifton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Georgia.

Tifton:

81.8%
State average:

83.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 120
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 36
  • 7th and 8th grade: 93
  • 9th grade: 118
  • 10th grade: 176
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 218
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,372
  • Less than 1 year of college: 486
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 386
  • Associate degree: 261
  • Bachelor's degree: 463
  • Master's degree: 233
  • Professional school degree: 90
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 67
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 28
  • 7th and 8th grade: 174
  • 9th grade: 109
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 142
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,711
  • Less than 1 year of college: 215
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 711
  • Associate degree: 604
  • Bachelor's degree: 503
  • Master's degree: 322
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 34.4%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.0%Males
Tifton marital status for males
Tifton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,184
  • One, attached: 188
  • Two: 499
  • 3 or 4: 664
  • 5 to 9: 367
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 to 49: 156
  • 50 or more: 221
  • Mobile homes: 929

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,929

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tifton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tifton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (82.2%)
  • Utility gas (18.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Electricity (89.7%)
  • Utility gas (9.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

1.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)