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Stephens County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 26,278 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 25,435 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,125
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,057
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,237
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,107 (it was 2,714 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 179 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Stephens County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.6%), Manufacturing (17.0%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Stephens County, GA (2019)
    • 21,26881.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,16212.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9413.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3871.5%Two or more races
    • 1820.7%Asian alone
    • 460.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 12,236  (46.6%)
Females: 14,042  (53.4%)
Average household size:
Stephens County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,799 ($29,466 in 1999)
This county:

$49,799
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $539 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$539
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,155 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Stephens:

$121,155
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,255 - $198,091
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,128
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 262
  • Auto thefts: 57
Stephens County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 116 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 1998: 87 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 78 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2006: 126 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2007: 105 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Stephens, GA residents
Average permit cost in Stephens, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,510 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $700 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Stephens, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stephens, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Stephens, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.7%
Stephens County:

11.7%
Georgia:

13.3%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 42.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 39.5 years old, American Indian residents: 58.2 years old, Asian residents: 31.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stephens County is $423 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $561 a month.

Cities in this county include: Toccoa, Rock Creek, Martin, Avalon.

Stephens 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: Roosevelt County, New Mexico , Marlboro County, South Carolina , Cottle County, Texas , Rabun County , Towns County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 1,500
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 591 (61.2% naturalized citizens)

Stephens County:

2.3%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1042010 or later
  • 2962000 to 2009
  • 781990 to 1999
  • 801980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 90Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.7%

Stephens County marital status for males Stephens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,390
  • One, attached: 289
  • Two: 255
  • 3 or 4: 490
  • 5 to 9: 187
  • 10 to 19: 120
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 51
  • Mobile homes: 2,990

Housing units in Stephens County with a mortgage: 3,205 (18 second mortgage, 153 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,764

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stephens County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,01141
Mainline Protestant1,4657
Black Protestant6903
Catholic5371
Orthodox501
Other11
None9,421-
Stephens 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: 3
Stephens County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Stephens County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stephens County:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

29.9%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Stephens County:

Average size of farms: 82 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $186,646
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $62.56
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $111,056
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.56%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,813
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.75
Land in orchards: 118 acres

Earthquake activity:

Stephens County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 37% 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 65.9 miles away from Stephens 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 133.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 94.0 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 181.3 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 133.5 miles away from Stephens 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 255.0 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 15, 2015 to February 18, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4215: April 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4215, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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 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 Dam Collapse, Flooding, Incident Period: November 07, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-541: November 07, 1977, FEMA Id: 541, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Stephens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,628 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 854 (7.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 219 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 585 (5.1%)
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 (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (34%)
  • Dominican Republic (27%)
  • India (21%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Cameroon (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stephens County


  • American (36%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 558 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 73 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 73 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 506 people in college/university student housing
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,036.

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.59% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($26,736 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($12,045 average AGI)
Stephens County:

2.00%
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 Franklin County, GA  0.95% ($32,975 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.84% ($25,408)
from Jackson County, GA  0.28% ($33,750)
from Hart County, GA  0.28% ($30,583)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.25% ($44,381)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.98% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($24,136 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($10,658 average AGI)
Stephens County:

1.71%
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 Franklin County, GA  0.86% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  0.60% ($38,280)
to Hart County, GA  0.31% ($27,115)
to Hall County, GA  0.30% ($52,440)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Stephens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Stephens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Stephens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Stephens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,162 (4,057 aged, 1,105 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 632 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (419)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (404)
  • Congestive heart failure (340)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (324)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (301)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (230)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (218)
  • Unspecified dementia (125)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (99)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (78)

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: 4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,199
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 712
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 77,877

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,329
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,321
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 169.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,278
  • Male householders: 5,027 (1,135 living alone), Female householders: 4,755 (1,520 living alone)
  • 5,190 spouses (5,126 opposite-sex spouses), 524 unmarried partners, (500 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,809 children (6,521 natural, 157 adopted, 128 stepchildren), 1,136 grandchildren, 281 brothers or sisters, 617 parents, 186 foster children, 612 other relatives, 458 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 770

Size of family households: 3,266 2-persons, 1,368 3-persons, 1,328 4-persons, 512 5-persons, 242 6-persons, 156 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,659 1-person, 152 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

3,232 married couples with children.
1,242 single-parent households (397 men, 845 women).

96.5% of residents of Stephens speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $160,924,000 ($6,440 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,198,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $76,926,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,833,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,439,000
Federal grants: $36,259,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,307,000 ($224,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,160,000 ($893,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $301,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,855,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,594,000

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

Births: 1,704
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,611
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -475
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stephens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.49 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Stephens County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Stephens County, Georgia
  • 642014 or later
  • 1552010 to 2013
  • 1,3802000 to 2009
  • 2,5841990 to 1999
  • 2,4461980 to 1989
  • 2,2101970 to 1979
  • 1,4491960 to 1969
  • 1,3191950 to 1959
  • 4971940 to 1949
  • 5201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Georgia
  • 121 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 4644 rooms
  • 1,5455 rooms
  • 1,3666 rooms
  • 1,5217 rooms
  • 8598 rooms
  • 1,0299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
  • 151 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 4173 rooms
  • 7774 rooms
  • 6085 rooms
  • 5776 rooms
  • 1877 rooms
  • 998 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Georgia
  • 12no bedroom
  • 761 bedroom
  • 1,0602 bedrooms
  • 4,0543 bedrooms
  • 1,2184 bedrooms
  • 4635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Georgia
  • 28no bedroom
  • 4241 bedroom
  • 1,1162 bedrooms
  • 1,0313 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 865+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 212no vehicle
  • 1,3611 vehicle
  • 2,6752 vehicles
  • 1,7453 vehicles
  • 6244 vehicles
  • 3205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 491no vehicle
  • 1,2191 vehicle
  • 9512 vehicles
  • 1873 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.2% of Stephens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Georgia.

Stephens County:

85.2%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 18,614
  • Other state: 6,743
  • Northeast: 809
  • Midwest: 1,045
  • South: 4,101
  • West: 773
Year householders moved into unit in Stephens County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stephens County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 212
Here:

8.6%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

7.4%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 420
Here:

29.4%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Stephens County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,623,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,697,000
    Regular Highways: $1,662,000
    Health - Other: $1,473,000
    General - Other: $1,472,000
    Financial Administration: $979,000
    Central Staff Services: $585,000
    General Public Buildings: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,223,000
    Other - Hospitals: $684,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $443,000
    Other - Libraries: $274,000
    Other - Health - Other: $106,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,607,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,477,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $431,000
    General Revenue - Other: $367,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Rents: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $299,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    General Public Building: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $667,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,516,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,280,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $958,000
    Other License: $97,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000
    Other: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000

Stephens County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,623,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,697,000
    Regular Highways: $1,662,000
    Health - Other: $1,473,000
    General - Other: $1,472,000
    Financial Administration: $979,000
    Central Staff Services: $585,000
    General Public Buildings: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,223,000
    Other - Hospitals: $684,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $443,000
    Other - Libraries: $274,000
    Other - Health - Other: $106,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,607,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,477,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $431,000
    General Revenue - Other: $367,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Rents: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $299,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    General Public Building: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $667,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,516,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,280,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $958,000
    Other License: $97,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000
    Other: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000

Stephens County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,623,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,697,000
    Regular Highways: $1,662,000
    Health - Other: $1,473,000
    General - Other: $1,472,000
    Financial Administration: $979,000
    Central Staff Services: $585,000
    General Public Buildings: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,223,000
    Other - Hospitals: $684,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $443,000
    Other - Libraries: $274,000
    Other - Health - Other: $106,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,607,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,477,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $431,000
    General Revenue - Other: $367,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Rents: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $299,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    General Public Building: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $667,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,516,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,280,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $958,000
    Other License: $97,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000
    Other: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000

Stephens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,623,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $27,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,146,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,015,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,697,000
    Regular Highways: $1,662,000
    Health - Other: $1,473,000
    General - Other: $1,472,000
    Financial Administration: $979,000
    Central Staff Services: $585,000
    General Public Buildings: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000
    Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,223,000
    Other - Hospitals: $684,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $443,000
    Other - Libraries: $274,000
    Other - Health - Other: $106,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000
    Other: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,607,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,477,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $431,000
    General Revenue - Other: $367,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Rents: $44,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $299,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    General Public Building: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $667,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,516,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,280,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $958,000
    Other License: $97,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000
    Other: $30,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 893
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 785
  • Number of recipients under 18: 114
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 557
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 222
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 396
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 333
Most common first names in Stephens County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23970.0 years
William21072.2 years
John20575.7 years
Mary16977.7 years
Robert11269.5 years
Thomas9971.4 years
Charles9867.5 years
George9476.5 years
Willie7874.4 years
Henry6774.8 years
Most common last names in Stephens County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20573.7 years
Brown9974.1 years
Moore7675.5 years
Williams7575.9 years
Payne7374.2 years
Davis6878.4 years
Collins5977.5 years
Scott5770.1 years
Farmer5477.9 years
Taylor4978.9 years
Businesses in Stephens County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx4True Value1
Ford1U-Haul4
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1