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Echols County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 4,062 (all rural); it was 3,754 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 438
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 465
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 957
Renter-occupied apartments: 426 (it was 307 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Echols County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (15.4%), Retail trade (15.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.9%), Manufacturing (11.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Echols County, GA (2019)
    • 2,64765.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,14028.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 892.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 832.0%Two or more races
    • 812.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 110.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,927  (47.5%)
Females: 2,135  (52.5%)
Average household size:
Echols County:

3.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,700 ($25,851 in 1999)
This county:

$41,700
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $495 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $535)
This county:

$495
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,999 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Echols:

$67,999
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,452 - $158,764

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $148,081
Here:

$148,081
State:

$274,276

Mobile homes: $109,586
Here:

$109,586
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $930
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Institutionalized population: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Echols, GA residents
Average permit cost in Echols, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $847 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $565 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Echols, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Echols, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Echols, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.2%
Echols County:

21.2%
Georgia:

13.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.2 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 51.2 years old, American Indian residents: 18.0 years old, Asian residents: 55.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.0 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Area name: Valdosta, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Echols County is $445 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Echols, East Echols, Statenville.

Echols 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: Bastrop County, Texas , Hamilton County, Florida , Harrison County, Mississippi , Walton County, Florida , Jeff Davis County, Texas , Tyler County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 97
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 251 (47.8% naturalized citizens)

Echols County:

6.2%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1212000 to 2009
  • 651990 to 1999
  • 991980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 15.0%

Echols County marital status for males Echols County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 745
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 20
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,104

Housing units in Echols County with a mortgage: 445 (0 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 663

Here:

40.2% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Echols County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6044
Mainline Protestant1722
None3,258-
Echols County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:




Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Echols County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Echols County:

9.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Echols County:

28.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Echols County:

Average size of farms: 376 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $305,392
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2868.69
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.84%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $226,245
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,948
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.79
Corn for grain: 660 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8,277 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 33 acres

Earthquake activity:

Echols County-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 381.3 miles away from Echols County center
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 220.5 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 258.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 223.5 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 305.3 miles away from Echols County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.8 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 Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Echols County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Echols

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 514 (73.5%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (11.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (6.2%)
  • Walked: 22 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (5.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)

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


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Indonesia (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Echols County


  • American (18%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,811.

7.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.35% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($17,584 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($6,065 average AGI)
Echols County:

1.88%
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 Lowndes County, GA  3.28% ($22,743 average AGI)


7.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.22% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($27,390 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($5,416 average AGI)
Echols County:

1.97%
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 Lowndes County, GA  5.44% ($25,259 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Births per 1000 population in Echols County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Echols County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 23.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 20.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Echols County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 25.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Echols County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Echols County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Echols County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Echols County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Echols County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Echols County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 400 (312 aged, 88 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 238 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,469
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 423

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,062
  • Male householders: 901 (244 living alone), Female householders: 699 (218 living alone)
  • 808 spouses (800 opposite-sex spouses), 37 unmarried partners, (37 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,105 children (1,031 natural, 22 adopted, 50 stepchildren), 304 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 79 parents, 0 foster children, 96 other relatives, 50 non-relatives

Size of family households: 513 2-persons, 234 3-persons, 218 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 61 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 460 1-person, 15 2-persons, 12 3-persons.

546 married couples with children.
217 single-parent households (101 men, 116 women).

78.7% of residents of Echols speak English at home.
20.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $10,344,000 ($2,522 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $171,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,406,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,088,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $250,000
Federal grants: $4,442,000
Federal procurement contracts: $33,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $120,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $359,000
Federal Government insurance: $575,000

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

Births: 361
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 138
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +268
Here:

+63 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +28
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Echols County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Echols County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Echols County, Georgia
  • 112014 or later
  • 432010 to 2013
  • 2062000 to 2009
  • 5601990 to 1999
  • 4271980 to 1989
  • 3471970 to 1979
  • 751960 to 1969
  • 911950 to 1959
  • 711940 to 1949
  • 411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Echols County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Echols County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Echols County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 333 rooms
  • 774 rooms
  • 2765 rooms
  • 3966 rooms
  • 1227 rooms
  • 1428 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Echols County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Echols County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 1364 rooms
  • 1765 rooms
  • 356 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Echols County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Echols County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Echols County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1552 bedrooms
  • 8033 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Echols County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Echols County, Georgia
  • 7no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 1902 bedrooms
  • 2423 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Echols County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Echols County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Echols County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 2881 vehicle
  • 3862 vehicles
  • 2443 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Echols County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Echols County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 2541 vehicle
  • 1522 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

93.1% of Echols County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Georgia.

Echols County:

93.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 2,288
  • Other state: 1,390
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 136
  • South: 960
  • West: 248
Year householders moved into unit in Echols County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Echols County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 94.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 96.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

4.3%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

14.6%
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

Echols County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $255,000
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $794,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Regular Highways: $241,000
    Health - Other: $232,000
    General - Other: $219,000
    Police Protection: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $202,000
    Financial Administration: $191,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000
    Libraries: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $899,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $137,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Other: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Echols County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $255,000
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $794,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Regular Highways: $241,000
    Health - Other: $232,000
    General - Other: $219,000
    Police Protection: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $202,000
    Financial Administration: $191,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000
    Libraries: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $899,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $137,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Other: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Echols County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $255,000
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $794,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Regular Highways: $241,000
    Health - Other: $232,000
    General - Other: $219,000
    Police Protection: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $202,000
    Financial Administration: $191,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000
    Libraries: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $899,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $137,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Other: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Echols County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $255,000
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $794,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $246,000
    Regular Highways: $241,000
    Health - Other: $232,000
    General - Other: $219,000
    Police Protection: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $202,000
    Financial Administration: $191,000
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000
    Libraries: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $899,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $137,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Other: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 86
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 76
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 49
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 23
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 37
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 40

Echols County on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"