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Upson County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 26,774 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 27,597 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,296
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,860
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,496
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,560 (it was 3,226 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%

Land area: 325 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Upson County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.2%), Manufacturing (18.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Upson County, GA (2019)
    • 17,68666.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,34927.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6362.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4131.6%Two or more races
    • 2230.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1710.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1260.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 12,748  (47.6%)
Females: 14,026  (52.4%)
Average household size:
Upson County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,743 ($31,201 in 1999)
This county:

$39,743
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $484 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $610)
This county:

$484
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,348 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Upson:

$107,348
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,255 - $165,375

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $129,306
Here:

$129,306
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,154
Here:

$156,154
State:

$266,514

Mobile homes: $61,716
Here:

$61,716
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,031
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 458

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 99
  • Thefts: 282
  • Auto thefts: 31
Upson County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1998: 75 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1999: 85 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2003: 98 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2004: 103 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2005: 107 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2006: 96 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2019: 56 buildings, average cost: $145,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Upson, GA residents
Average permit cost in Upson, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,249 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $799 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Upson, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Upson, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Upson, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.5%
Upson County:

18.5%
Georgia:

13.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.7 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 37.9 years old, American Indian residents: 42.1 years old, Asian residents: 22.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 12.1 years old, Other race residents: 27.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Upson County is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $592 a month.

Cities in this county include: Thomaston, Thurston, Hannahs Mill, The Rock-Yatesville, Lincoln Park, Sunset Village, Yatesville, Salem, The Rock.

Upson 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: Allendale County, South Carolina , Bleckley County , Burke County , Leake County, Mississippi , Ellis County, Texas , Richmond County , Somervell County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 952
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 532 (47.3% naturalized citizens)

Upson County:

2.0%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 962010 or later
  • 2592000 to 2009
  • 521990 to 1999
  • 731980 to 1989
  • 901970 to 1979
  • 42Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.1%

Upson County marital status for males Upson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,965
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 366
  • 3 or 4: 336
  • 5 to 9: 193
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 to 49: 111
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 2,218
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Upson County with a mortgage: 3,288 (68 second mortgage, 184 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,891

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Upson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,49040
Black Protestant1,5818
Mainline Protestant1,30510
Other4132
Catholic--
None11,364-
Upson 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: 8
Upson County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Upson County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Upson County:

11.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Upson County:

31.0%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Upson County:

Average size of farms: 160 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,448
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $263.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,085
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,773
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.34
All wheat for grain: 241 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 278 acres

Earthquake activity:

Upson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 28% 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 125.2 miles away from Upson 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 133.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 173.8 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 133.8 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 212.4 miles away from Upson County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 201.7 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 Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, 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 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Upson County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Upson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,136 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 916 (9.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 148 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 49 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 132 (1.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • India (17%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (5%)
  • Netherlands (5%)
  • Congo (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Upson County


  • American (21%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)

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

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

  • 288 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 264 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,245.

4.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.11% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($27,951 average AGI)
0.58% relocated from other states ($3,121 average AGI)
Upson County:

0.58%
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 Spalding County, GA  0.51% ($25,467 average AGI)
from Pike County, GA  0.47% ($25,293)
from Lamar County, GA  0.43% ($27,658)
from Henry County, GA  0.30% ($39,885)


4.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.89% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($27,437 average AGI)
0.75% relocated to other states ($7,482 average AGI)
Upson County:

0.75%
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 Pike County, GA  0.56% ($51,082 average AGI)
to Spalding County, GA  0.43% ($25,237)
to Lamar County, GA  0.41% ($25,722)
to Henry County, GA  0.24% ($29,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Upson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Upson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Upson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Upson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Upson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Upson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,267 (3,997 aged, 1,270 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 575 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (423)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (417)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (390)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (374)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (368)
  • Congestive heart failure (223)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (181)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (140)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,410
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 409
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 92,012

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,174
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,499
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 155.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.0
  • Other - 41.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,774
  • Male householders: 4,860 (1,623 living alone), Female householders: 5,545 (2,079 living alone)
  • 4,368 spouses (4,353 opposite-sex spouses), 549 unmarried partners, (518 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,662 children (7,191 natural, 206 adopted, 265 stepchildren), 1,034 grandchildren, 527 brothers or sisters, 542 parents, 61 foster children, 357 other relatives, 747 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 559

Size of family households: 3,056 2-persons, 1,328 3-persons, 1,169 4-persons, 411 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,704 1-person, 507 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 33 6-persons.

3,118 married couples with children.
1,754 single-parent households (219 men, 1,535 women).

96.8% of residents of Upson speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,645,000 ($5,502 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,435,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,300,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,080,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $713,000
Federal grants: $40,445,000
Federal procurement contracts: $782,000 ($8,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,325,000 ($477,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $367,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,507,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,327,000

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

Births: 1,788
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,970
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +209
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +112
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Upson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.38 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Upson County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Upson County, Georgia
  • 862014 or later
  • 1762010 to 2013
  • 1,1052000 to 2009
  • 1,6201990 to 1999
  • 1,8311980 to 1989
  • 2,3001970 to 1979
  • 1,1881960 to 1969
  • 1,2721950 to 1959
  • 8371940 to 1949
  • 1,7371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Upson County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Upson County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Upson County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1453 rooms
  • 6454 rooms
  • 1,8555 rooms
  • 1,6896 rooms
  • 1,3897 rooms
  • 6458 rooms
  • 7429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upson County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upson County, Georgia
  • 581 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 4373 rooms
  • 9594 rooms
  • 8645 rooms
  • 4786 rooms
  • 2217 rooms
  • 1518 rooms
  • 529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Upson County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Upson County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Upson County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 1,4432 bedrooms
  • 4,2653 bedrooms
  • 1,0374 bedrooms
  • 1995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upson County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upson County, Georgia
  • 58no bedroom
  • 7211 bedroom
  • 1,1202 bedrooms
  • 1,1253 bedrooms
  • 2164 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Upson County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Upson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Upson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 143no vehicle
  • 1,9231 vehicle
  • 2,8692 vehicles
  • 1,4253 vehicles
  • 4774 vehicles
  • 2965+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Upson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Upson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 809no vehicle
  • 1,3391 vehicle
  • 8102 vehicles
  • 1683 vehicles
  • 1714 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

86.1% of Upson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Georgia.

Upson County:

86.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 22,138
  • Other state: 3,637
  • Northeast: 503
  • Midwest: 878
  • South: 1,941
  • West: 315
Year householders moved into unit in Upson County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Upson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.4%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 318
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 131
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 52
Here:

6.1%
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

Upson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Other: $794,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,502,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,226,000
    Regular Highways: $362,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $2,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,065,000
    General - Other: $2,032,000
    Financial Administration: $1,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Air Transportation: $1,140,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Water Utilities: $949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $607,000
    Health - Other: $512,000
    Libraries: $253,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,735,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Other - Health - Other: $276,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $215,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $48,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,549,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,754,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,026,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $699,000
    Interest Earnings: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,778,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $783,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,006,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,214,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $985,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $122,000
    Other: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000

Upson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Other: $794,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,502,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,226,000
    Regular Highways: $362,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $2,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,065,000
    General - Other: $2,032,000
    Financial Administration: $1,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Air Transportation: $1,140,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Water Utilities: $949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $607,000
    Health - Other: $512,000
    Libraries: $253,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,735,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Other - Health - Other: $276,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $215,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $48,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,549,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,754,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,026,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $699,000
    Interest Earnings: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,778,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $783,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,006,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,214,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $985,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $122,000
    Other: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000

Upson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Other: $794,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,502,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,226,000
    Regular Highways: $362,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $2,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,065,000
    General - Other: $2,032,000
    Financial Administration: $1,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Air Transportation: $1,140,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Water Utilities: $949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $607,000
    Health - Other: $512,000
    Libraries: $253,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,735,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Other - Health - Other: $276,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $215,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $48,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,549,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,754,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,026,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $699,000
    Interest Earnings: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,778,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $783,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,006,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,214,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $985,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $122,000
    Other: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000

Upson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,086,000
    Other: $794,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,502,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,226,000
    Regular Highways: $362,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $2,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,065,000
    General - Other: $2,032,000
    Financial Administration: $1,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,337,000
    Air Transportation: $1,140,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Water Utilities: $949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Central Staff Services: $607,000
    Health - Other: $512,000
    Libraries: $253,000
    Sewerage: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,735,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $870,000
    Other - Health - Other: $276,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $215,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $74,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $48,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $38,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,549,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,754,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,026,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $699,000
    Interest Earnings: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $268,000
    Local Fire Protection: $257,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,778,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $783,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,006,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,214,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $985,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $122,000
    Other: $20,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 959
  • Number of aged recipients: 95
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 864
  • Number of recipients under 18: 167
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 591
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 201
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 362
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 470
Most common first names in Upson County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37471.3 years
Mary26578.1 years
William25172.2 years
John22674.7 years
Willie19570.4 years
Robert18869.8 years
Annie17178.5 years
Mattie10680.7 years
George10573.7 years
Thomas9773.6 years
Most common last names in Upson County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18573.8 years
Walker11673.5 years
Daniel10173.5 years
Johnson9872.2 years
Jones8974.1 years
Brown8574.2 years
Williams8272.5 years
Harris7971.1 years
Adams6476.1 years
Wilson6477.2 years
Businesses in Upson County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
DHL1Nike2
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1