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Bleckley County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 13,069 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 11,666 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,816
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,441
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,328
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,403 (it was 1,044 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 217 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bleckley County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.6%), Public administration (16.7%), Manufacturing (11.5%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 30%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bleckley County, GA (2019)
    • 8,80767.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,61227.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3983.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1100.8%Two or more races
    • 320.2%Asian alone
    • 120.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 6,182  (47.3%)
Females: 6,887  (52.7%)
Average household size:
Bleckley County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,865 ($33,448 in 1999)
This county:

$50,865
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $489 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $560)
This county:

$489
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,703 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Bleckley:

$117,703
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,291 - $187,783

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $179,768
Here:

$179,768
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $108,385
Here:

$108,385
State:

$266,514

Mobile homes: $53,539
Here:

$53,539
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,110
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 316

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 99
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $292,300
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $265,700
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $250,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bleckley, GA residents
Average permit cost in Bleckley, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,159 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $980 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Bleckley, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bleckley, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bleckley, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.8%
Bleckley County:

15.8%
Georgia:

13.3%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 40.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.1% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.3 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 36.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 21.8 years old, Asian residents: 52.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 13.8 years old, Other race residents: 7.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bleckley County is $376 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cochran.

Bleckley 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: Bibb County , Claiborne County, Mississippi , Lauderdale County, Mississippi , Leake County, Mississippi , Sumter County , Upson County , Somervell County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 867
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 253 (60.8% naturalized citizens)

Bleckley County:

1.9%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 812010 or later
  • 562000 to 2009
  • 691990 to 1999
  • 331980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.0%

Bleckley County marital status for males Bleckley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,693
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 149
  • 3 or 4: 92
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,325
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Bleckley County with a mortgage: 1,413 (16 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,838

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bleckley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,99822
Other5741
Black Protestant4803
Mainline Protestant4493
Catholic--
None7,562-
Bleckley 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: 4
Bleckley County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bleckley County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bleckley County:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Bleckley County:

29.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Bleckley County:

Average size of farms: 209 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,053
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $212.67
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,662
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,185
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.25%
Corn for grain: 1273 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 766 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 13196 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 773 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 563 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bleckley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 7% 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 112.8 miles away from Bleckley 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 196.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.9 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 247.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from Bleckley 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 237.9 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Bleckley County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bleckley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,208 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 282 (10.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 19 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Worked at home: 124 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Western Africa (25%)
  • Guatemala (24%)
  • Philippines (19%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (5%)
  • Jamaica (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bleckley County


  • American (17%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 383 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 110 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 107 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,123 people in college/university student housing
  • 122 people in state prisons
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,731.

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.33% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($33,296 average AGI)
0.53% relocated from other states ($3,618 average AGI)
Bleckley County:

0.53%
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 Dodge County, GA  0.98% ($26,513 average AGI)
from Houston County, GA  0.68% ($60,037)
from Laurens County, GA  0.58% ($46,348)
from Pulaski County, GA  0.53% ($25,619)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.71% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($22,347 average AGI)
0.96% relocated to other states ($5,947 average AGI)
Bleckley County:

0.96%
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 Houston County, GA  1.16% ($28,935 average AGI)
to Dodge County, GA  1.03% ($29,024)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Bleckley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Bleckley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bleckley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bleckley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,186 (1,689 aged, 497 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 275 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (101)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (96)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (40)
  • Unspecified dementia (32)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,022
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 208
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,691

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,194
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 972

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 41

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,069
  • Male householders: 1,927 (538 living alone), Female householders: 2,352 (821 living alone)
  • 1,957 spouses (1,957 opposite-sex spouses), 184 unmarried partners, (184 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,791 children (3,463 natural, 117 adopted, 213 stepchildren), 322 grandchildren, 229 brothers or sisters, 200 parents, 17 foster children, 294 other relatives, 265 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,541

Size of family households: 1,336 2-persons, 561 3-persons, 579 4-persons, 243 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,364 1-person, 106 2-persons, 52 3-persons.

1,344 married couples with children.
930 single-parent households (110 men, 820 women).

97.6% of residents of Bleckley speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,426,000 ($7,008 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,529,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,624,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,292,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,152,000
Federal grants: $17,816,000
Federal procurement contracts: $265,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,277,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $582,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,606,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,123,000

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

Births: 746
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 642
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +331
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bleckley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • 1612014 or later
  • 1262010 to 2013
  • 7422000 to 2009
  • 1,0131990 to 1999
  • 8331980 to 1989
  • 8191970 to 1979
  • 7301960 to 1969
  • 3771950 to 1959
  • 2751940 to 1949
  • 2981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • 91 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 2484 rooms
  • 6225 rooms
  • 8856 rooms
  • 4597 rooms
  • 3558 rooms
  • 5509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • 271 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 2914 rooms
  • 2795 rooms
  • 1716 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • 9no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 4602 bedrooms
  • 1,9823 bedrooms
  • 4594 bedrooms
  • 2515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia
  • 28no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 5282 bedrooms
  • 3573 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bleckley County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bleckley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bleckley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 17no vehicle
  • 7741 vehicle
  • 1,4242 vehicles
  • 6163 vehicles
  • 3134 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bleckley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bleckley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 186no vehicle
  • 6071 vehicle
  • 2202 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.5% of Bleckley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Georgia.

Bleckley County:

84.5%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 10,559
  • Other state: 2,168
  • Northeast: 289
  • Midwest: 456
  • South: 1,174
  • West: 244
Year householders moved into unit in Bleckley County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bleckley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 78.5%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 86.8%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

4.6%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Bleckley County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $643,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $943,000
    Police Protection: $839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $816,000
    Health - Other: $773,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $682,000
    General - Other: $682,000
    Financial Administration: $396,000
    General Public Buildings: $366,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $327,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $348,000
    General Revenue - Other: $236,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    General Public Building: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,165,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $577,000
    Public Welfare: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,089,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,734,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $441,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000
    Other License: $21,000
    Other: $11,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Bleckley County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $643,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $943,000
    Police Protection: $839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $816,000
    Health - Other: $773,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $682,000
    General - Other: $682,000
    Financial Administration: $396,000
    General Public Buildings: $366,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $327,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $348,000
    General Revenue - Other: $236,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    General Public Building: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,165,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $577,000
    Public Welfare: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,089,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,734,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $441,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000
    Other License: $21,000
    Other: $11,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Bleckley County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $643,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $943,000
    Police Protection: $839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $816,000
    Health - Other: $773,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $682,000
    General - Other: $682,000
    Financial Administration: $396,000
    General Public Buildings: $366,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $327,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $348,000
    General Revenue - Other: $236,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    General Public Building: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,165,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $577,000
    Public Welfare: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,089,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,734,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $441,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000
    Other License: $21,000
    Other: $11,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Bleckley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $241,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $643,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $943,000
    Police Protection: $839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $816,000
    Health - Other: $773,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $682,000
    General - Other: $682,000
    Financial Administration: $396,000
    General Public Buildings: $366,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $327,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $348,000
    General Revenue - Other: $236,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $196,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    General Public Building: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,165,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $577,000
    Public Welfare: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,089,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,734,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $441,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000
    Other License: $21,000
    Other: $11,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 403
  • Number of aged recipients: 56
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 347
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 229
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 110
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 164
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 164
Most common first names in Bleckley County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11769.9 years
William9169.6 years
John8374.4 years
Mary8376.7 years
Willie7870.9 years
Robert5567.1 years
Annie5379.2 years
George3774.6 years
Ruby3479.2 years
Charles3364.1 years
Most common last names in Bleckley County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11675.8 years
Mullis6075.7 years
Floyd5476.3 years
Jones5273.2 years
Brown4772.7 years
Williams4574.1 years
Davis4272.0 years
Johnson4275.1 years
Dykes4176.5 years
Bryant3973.8 years
Businesses in Bleckley County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1