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Rabun County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 16,986 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 15,050 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,711
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,390
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,987
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,679 (it was 1,292 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 371 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rabun County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (13.0%), Construction (12.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rabun County, GA (2019)
    • 14,64187.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,4018.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3261.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1991.2%Asian alone
    • 1190.7%Two or more races
    • 560.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 450.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

49.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 8,394  (49.4%)
Females: 8,592  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Rabun County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,874 ($33,899 in 1999)
This county:

$44,874
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $555 (lower quartile is $423, upper quartile is $703)
This county:

$555
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $200,774 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Rabun:

$200,774
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,806 - $355,174

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $387,698
Here:

$387,698
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,033
Here:

$217,033
State:

$266,514

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,608
Here:

$227,608
State:

$304,107

Mobile homes: $76,028
Here:

$76,028
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,307
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 167
Rabun County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 280 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 1998: 296 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1999: 307 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2000: 285 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 293 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2002: 323 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 351 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 401 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2005: 437 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2006: 377 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2007: 179 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2008: 141 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $381,700
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $350,600
  • 2013: 48 buildings, average cost: $389,400
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $386,600
  • 2015: 52 buildings, average cost: $374,200
  • 2016: 55 buildings, average cost: $380,600
  • 2017: 62 buildings, average cost: $370,300
  • 2018: 66 buildings, average cost: $386,700
  • 2019: 77 buildings, average cost: $357,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Rabun, GA residents
Average permit cost in Rabun, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,069 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Rabun, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rabun, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rabun, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Rabun County:

15.9%
Georgia:

13.3%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 98.4% for American Indian residents, 60.7% for other race residents, 35.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.9 years old
(Males: 48.2 years old, Females: 51.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.5 years old, Black residents: 26.2 years old, American Indian residents: 28.6 years old, Asian residents: 23.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 32.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rabun County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clayton, Mountain City, Tiger, Sky Valley, Dillard.

Rabun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cleveland County, Oklahoma , Marlboro County, South Carolina , Lawrence County, Tennessee , Pulaski County, Arkansas , Stephens County , Towns County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 270
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 925 (29.9% naturalized citizens)

Rabun County:

5.4%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 972010 or later
  • 1292000 to 2009
  • 4141990 to 1999
  • 781980 to 1989
  • 181970 to 1979
  • 85Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.9%

Rabun County marital status for males Rabun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,007
  • One, attached: 97
  • Two: 291
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 464
  • 10 to 19: 188
  • 20 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 1,509
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in Rabun County with a mortgage: 2,045 (37 second mortgage, 186 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,144

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rabun County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,19832
Catholic2,0181
Mainline Protestant1,82013
Other1,4503
None2,790-
Rabun 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: 6
Rabun County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Rabun County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

16.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rabun County:

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Rabun County:

25.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Rabun County:

Average size of farms: 68 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $72,163
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1031.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,328
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,784
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Corn for grain: 51 harvested acres
Vegetables: 500 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 157 acres

Earthquake activity:

Rabun County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 47% greater 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 88.2 miles away from Rabun County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 70.3 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 127.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from Rabun County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter 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 Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1020: March 31, 1994, FEMA Id: 1020, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rabun County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rabun

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,144 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 984 (14.6%)
  • Bus: 74 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 120 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 130 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 263 (3.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • England (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Ecuador (3%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Thailand (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rabun County


  • American (33%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 120 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 217 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,456.

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.54% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($41,728 average AGI)
2.90% relocated from other states ($21,440 average AGI)
Rabun County:

2.90%
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 Macon County, NC  0.44% ($29,769 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.35% ($39,524)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.34% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($22,403 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($24,034 average AGI)
Rabun County:

2.27%
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 Macon County, NC  0.50% ($42,862 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  0.36% ($28,095)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Rabun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Rabun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Rabun County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rabun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rabun County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rabun County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rabun County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rabun County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rabun County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,450 (2,937 aged, 513 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 809 (22%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (247)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (185)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (101)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (99)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (90)
  • Congestive heart failure (23)
  • Unspecified dementia (23)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,797
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 156
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,968

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,187
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,001
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,986
  • Male householders: 3,364 (939 living alone), Female householders: 3,464 (1,225 living alone)
  • 3,318 spouses (3,317 opposite-sex spouses), 330 unmarried partners, (322 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,055 children (3,734 natural, 183 adopted, 145 stepchildren), 637 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 209 parents, 13 foster children, 275 other relatives, 769 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 452

Size of family households: 2,714 2-persons, 534 3-persons, 610 4-persons, 231 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,167 1-person, 324 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

1,618 married couples with children.
540 single-parent households (200 men, 340 women).

91.7% of residents of Rabun speak English at home.
7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,433,000 ($6,523 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,222,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,386,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,005,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $253,000
Federal grants: $31,141,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,163,000 ($331,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,485,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $209,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $781,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,526,000

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

Births: 919
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 889
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +274
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +758
Here:

+47 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rabun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.37 millions of gallons per day (26% from ground, 74% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Rabun County, Georgia
  • 2892014 or later
  • 1682010 to 2013
  • 2,5122000 to 2009
  • 2,6501990 to 1999
  • 2,5791980 to 1989
  • 1,8731970 to 1979
  • 7091960 to 1969
  • 7941950 to 1959
  • 4421940 to 1949
  • 6691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rabun County, Georgia
  • 201 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 4914 rooms
  • 1,2875 rooms
  • 1,0346 rooms
  • 6207 rooms
  • 5718 rooms
  • 8479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
  • 611 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 2113 rooms
  • 4354 rooms
  • 4065 rooms
  • 2676 rooms
  • 1237 rooms
  • 1228 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rabun County, Georgia
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1781 bedroom
  • 1,1552 bedrooms
  • 2,5803 bedrooms
  • 8334 bedrooms
  • 3525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rabun County, Georgia
  • 61no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 7632 bedrooms
  • 6173 bedrooms
  • 1414 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rabun County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rabun County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rabun County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 142no vehicle
  • 1,3911 vehicle
  • 2,0352 vehicles
  • 9633 vehicles
  • 3894 vehicles
  • 2255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rabun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rabun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 189no vehicle
  • 8101 vehicle
  • 5732 vehicles
  • 1173 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

92.7% of Rabun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Georgia.

Rabun County:

92.7%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 8,999
  • Other state: 6,812
  • Northeast: 914
  • Midwest: 1,242
  • South: 4,151
  • West: 502
Year householders moved into unit in Rabun County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rabun County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.7%Electricity
  • 34.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

5.9%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 117
Here:

18.6%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 84
Here:

16.3%
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

Rabun County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,520,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
    Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,174,000
    Health - Other: $3,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,049,000
    Police Protection: $1,994,000
    Regular Highways: $1,975,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Financial Administration: $1,309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,193,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $824,000
    General Public Buildings: $566,000
    Libraries: $307,000
    Water Utilities: $272,000
    Sewerage: $181,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $280,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $261,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $996,000
    Other - Libraries: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,696,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,937,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $406,000
    General Revenue - Other: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,069,000
    General Public Building: $983,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $116,000
    General - Other: $113,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,918,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,503,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,381,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,382,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $714,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000

Rabun County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,520,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
    Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,174,000
    Health - Other: $3,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,049,000
    Police Protection: $1,994,000
    Regular Highways: $1,975,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Financial Administration: $1,309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,193,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $824,000
    General Public Buildings: $566,000
    Libraries: $307,000
    Water Utilities: $272,000
    Sewerage: $181,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $280,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $261,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $996,000
    Other - Libraries: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,696,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,937,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $406,000
    General Revenue - Other: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,069,000
    General Public Building: $983,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $116,000
    General - Other: $113,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,918,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,503,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,381,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,382,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $714,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000

Rabun County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,520,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
    Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,174,000
    Health - Other: $3,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,049,000
    Police Protection: $1,994,000
    Regular Highways: $1,975,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Financial Administration: $1,309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,193,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $824,000
    General Public Buildings: $566,000
    Libraries: $307,000
    Water Utilities: $272,000
    Sewerage: $181,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $280,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $261,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $996,000
    Other - Libraries: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,696,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,937,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $406,000
    General Revenue - Other: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,069,000
    General Public Building: $983,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $116,000
    General - Other: $113,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,918,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,503,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,381,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,382,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $714,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000

Rabun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,520,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
    Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,174,000
    Health - Other: $3,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,049,000
    Police Protection: $1,994,000
    Regular Highways: $1,975,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Financial Administration: $1,309,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,193,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $824,000
    General Public Buildings: $566,000
    Libraries: $307,000
    Water Utilities: $272,000
    Sewerage: $181,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $392,000
    Other: $280,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $261,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $996,000
    Other - Libraries: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,696,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,937,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $406,000
    General Revenue - Other: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,069,000
    General Public Building: $983,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Police Protection: $116,000
    General - Other: $113,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,918,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,503,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $390,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,381,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,382,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $714,000
    Other Selective Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000
    Other License: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 397
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 321
  • Number of recipients under 18: 42
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 217
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 200
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 151
Most common first names in Rabun County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11372.4 years
James11371.8 years
John8573.9 years
Mary7678.8 years
Robert5375.3 years
George4174.3 years
Ruth3983.0 years
Thomas3776.8 years
Charles3572.1 years
Frank3473.9 years
Most common last names in Rabun County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7776.2 years
Ramey5271.3 years
Watts5071.0 years
Rogers4671.4 years
Jones3575.0 years
Cannon3580.4 years
Thompson3175.7 years
English3174.7 years
Brown3178.6 years
Burrell3075.0 years
Businesses in Rabun County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Knights Inn2
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS4
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1