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Ware County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 36,323 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 35,483 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,734
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,131
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,789 (it was 4,003 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%

Land area: 902 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ware County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (18.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.7%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Construction (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Ware County, GA (2019)
    • 22,61363.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,96330.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5344.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3961.1%Asian alone
    • 3721.0%Two or more races
    • 2040.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 18,303  (50.4%)
Females: 18,020  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Ware County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,929 ($28,360 in 1999)
This county:

$38,929
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $505 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $661)
This county:

$505
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,612 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Ware:

$95,612
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,759 - $155,403
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $359

Institutionalized population: 2,335

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 248
  • Auto thefts: 56

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 137
  • Thefts: 279
  • Auto thefts: 53
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2002: 148 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2003: 93 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2004: 112 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2005: 126 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2006: 120 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2011: 75 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2012: 77 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2013: 91 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2014: 94 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2015: 98 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2016: 114 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2017: 124 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2018: 133 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $145,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Ware, GA residents
Average permit cost in Ware, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,168 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $836 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Ware, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ware, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ware, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.9%
Ware County:

21.9%
Georgia:

13.3%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 31.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.7% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 52.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.0 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 33.1 years old, Asian residents: 44.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.6 years old, Other race residents: 51.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ware County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waycross, Waresboro, Deenwood, Dixie Union, Sunnyside, Manor.

Ware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Santa Cruz County, Arizona , Colquitt County , Crisp County , Lincoln County, Mississippi , West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , McCulloch County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 1,061
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 467 (34.9% naturalized citizens)

Ware County:

1.3%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1362010 or later
  • 762000 to 2009
  • 1091990 to 1999
  • 601980 to 1989
  • 331970 to 1979
  • 86Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.3%

Ware County marital status for males Ware County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,971
  • One, attached: 182
  • Two: 848
  • 3 or 4: 434
  • 5 to 9: 845
  • 10 to 19: 229
  • 20 to 49: 89
  • 50 or more: 75
  • Mobile homes: 3,304
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in Ware County with a mortgage: 4,254 (91 second mortgage, 122 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,943

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ware County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,94671
Mainline Protestant2,77815
Black Protestant2,62011
Other1,1233
Catholic1,0951
None12,750-
Ware 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: 9
Ware County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Ware County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ware County:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Ware County:

28.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Ware County:

Average size of farms: 202 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,819
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $623.47
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,897
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,226
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.62
Corn for grain: 2935 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 632 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4198 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 485 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,096 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,204 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ware County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.5 miles away from Ware County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.4 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 287.6 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 294.3 miles away from Ware County center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4284: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4284, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Racepond Fire, Incident Period: June 15, 2011 to July 27, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 2920, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Georgia Sweat Farm Again Fire, Incident Period: June 15, 2011 to August 08, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2921, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Sweat Farm Road Fire, Incident Period: April 16, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 17, 2007, FEMA Id: 2685, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ware County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,595 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,351 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 51 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 230 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 237 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 508 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (37%)
  • Pakistan (17%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Brazil (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ware County


  • American (12%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 1,274 people in state prisons
  • 541 people in nursing homes
  • 183 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 98 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 54 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 34 people in halfway houses
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,529 people in state prisons
  • 409 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 397 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,447.

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.75% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($23,285 average AGI)
1.68% relocated from other states ($8,972 average AGI)
Ware County:

1.68%
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 Pierce County, GA  1.40% ($35,019 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.50% ($31,768)
from Coffee County, GA  0.28% ($27,581)
from Bacon County, GA  0.21% ($28,167)
from Duval County, FL  0.20% ($26,174)
from Glynn County, GA  0.19% ($41,905)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.77% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($25,246 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($9,201 average AGI)
Ware County:

1.73%
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 Pierce County, GA  1.62% ($33,464 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.61% ($40,739)
to Glynn County, GA  0.23% ($30,192)
to Duval County, FL  0.22% ($47,960)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.20% ($28,348)
to Bacon County, GA  0.20% ($21,364)
to Coffee County, GA  0.18% ($34,550)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Ware County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Ware County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ware County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ware County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ware County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ware County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ware County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ware County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ware County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,107 (5,242 aged, 1,865 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 941 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (718)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (529)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (513)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (445)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (278)
  • Congestive heart failure (229)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (212)
  • Unspecified dementia (184)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (174)
  • Respiratory arrest (157)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,867
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 508
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 91,669

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,368
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,186
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 113

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 93.3. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.2
  • Other - 40.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,323
  • Male householders: 6,786 (2,006 living alone), Female householders: 7,380 (2,676 living alone)
  • 6,074 spouses (5,926 opposite-sex spouses), 899 unmarried partners, (886 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,603 children (8,730 natural, 348 adopted, 536 stepchildren), 1,438 grandchildren, 371 brothers or sisters, 274 parents, 64 foster children, 218 other relatives, 697 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,548

Size of family households: 4,566 2-persons, 1,898 3-persons, 1,319 4-persons, 848 5-persons, 342 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,688 1-person, 435 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 29 4-persons.

3,412 married couples with children.
3,454 single-parent households (542 men, 2,912 women).

95.8% of residents of Ware speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $280,649,000 ($7,880 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,516,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $121,533,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $64,430,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,015,000
Federal grants: $80,904,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,355,000 ($41,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,413,000 ($390,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $179,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,454,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,976,000

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

Births: 2,634
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,231
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +309
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,674
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ware County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.6

Year house built in Ware County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Ware County, Georgia
  • 6252014 or later
  • 2672010 to 2013
  • 1,6042000 to 2009
  • 2,8741990 to 1999
  • 2,0671980 to 1989
  • 2,9231970 to 1979
  • 1,8641960 to 1969
  • 2,6691950 to 1959
  • 6721940 to 1949
  • 1,4441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ware County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ware County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ware County, Georgia
  • 441 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 1673 rooms
  • 4214 rooms
  • 1,8625 rooms
  • 2,7576 rooms
  • 2,2157 rooms
  • 8118 rooms
  • 8279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ware County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ware County, Georgia
  • 731 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 3923 rooms
  • 1,0294 rooms
  • 1,3135 rooms
  • 1,0996 rooms
  • 6747 rooms
  • 1638 rooms
  • 869+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ware County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ware County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ware County, Georgia
  • 50no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 1,0512 bedrooms
  • 6,2523 bedrooms
  • 1,4684 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ware County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ware County, Georgia
  • 73no bedroom
  • 7411 bedroom
  • 1,9802 bedrooms
  • 1,6303 bedrooms
  • 5244 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ware County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ware County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ware County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 327no vehicle
  • 2,5501 vehicle
  • 4,4282 vehicles
  • 1,4553 vehicles
  • 3144 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ware County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ware County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 813no vehicle
  • 2,7581 vehicle
  • 1,0652 vehicles
  • 3453 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

85.7% of Ware County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Georgia.

Ware County:

85.7%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 27,870
  • Other state: 7,598
  • Northeast: 939
  • Midwest: 807
  • South: 4,663
  • West: 1,158
Year householders moved into unit in Ware County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ware County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.3%Electricity
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 91.5%Electricity
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 182
Here:

5.3%
Georgia:

9.6%

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

6.2%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 196
Here:

21.0%
Georgia:

17.3%

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

Ware County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,276,000
    Air Transportation: $473,000
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $5,376,000
    Regular Highways: $2,552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,812,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,858,000
    Police Protection: $3,236,000
    Health - Other: $2,285,000
    General - Other: $2,091,000
    Regular Highways: $1,989,000
    Financial Administration: $1,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,165,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000
    Air Transportation: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $320,000
    Libraries: $192,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,025,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    General Revenue - Other: $42,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $275,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,298,000
    Public Welfare: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,379,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,296,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $160,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Other: $96,000

Ware County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,276,000
    Air Transportation: $473,000
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $5,376,000
    Regular Highways: $2,552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,812,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,858,000
    Police Protection: $3,236,000
    Health - Other: $2,285,000
    General - Other: $2,091,000
    Regular Highways: $1,989,000
    Financial Administration: $1,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,165,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000
    Air Transportation: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $320,000
    Libraries: $192,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,025,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    General Revenue - Other: $42,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $275,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,298,000
    Public Welfare: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,379,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,296,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $160,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Other: $96,000

Ware County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,276,000
    Air Transportation: $473,000
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $5,376,000
    Regular Highways: $2,552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,812,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,858,000
    Police Protection: $3,236,000
    Health - Other: $2,285,000
    General - Other: $2,091,000
    Regular Highways: $1,989,000
    Financial Administration: $1,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,165,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000
    Air Transportation: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $320,000
    Libraries: $192,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,025,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    General Revenue - Other: $42,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $275,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,298,000
    Public Welfare: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,379,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,296,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $160,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Other: $96,000

Ware County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,276,000
    Air Transportation: $473,000
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $5,376,000
    Regular Highways: $2,552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,812,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,858,000
    Police Protection: $3,236,000
    Health - Other: $2,285,000
    General - Other: $2,091,000
    Regular Highways: $1,989,000
    Financial Administration: $1,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,165,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000
    Air Transportation: $811,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $320,000
    Libraries: $192,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $609,000
    General Local Government Support: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,025,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    General Revenue - Other: $42,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $465,000
    Regular Highways: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $275,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,316,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,298,000
    Public Welfare: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,379,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,296,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $160,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000
    Other: $96,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,729
  • Number of aged recipients: 142
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,587
  • Number of recipients under 18: 226
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,129
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 374
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 697
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 803
Most common first names in Ware County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James34969.9 years
Mary27277.0 years
William26071.4 years
John24072.6 years
Robert17368.7 years
Willie13073.3 years
Annie12980.6 years
George12073.1 years
Charles9170.3 years
Henry8672.2 years
Most common last names in Ware County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21372.5 years
Davis17471.9 years
Williams15172.3 years
Johnson12673.3 years
Taylor12268.2 years
Strickland11877.2 years
Lee10773.9 years
Thomas9671.6 years
Bennett9375.7 years
Carter9274.0 years
Businesses in Ware County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture1Nike5
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Chick-Fil-A1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Suites1Rue211
Curves1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
FedEx8Subway3
Foot Locker1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Tire Kingdom1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart1
Kroger1YMCA3

Ware County on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"