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Demographics Analysis

The people of Atkinson County, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 332

5 to 9 years : 308

10 to 14 years : 316

15 to 17 years : 278

18 and 19 years : 99

20 years : 81

21 years : 45

22 to 24 years : 181

25 to 29 years : 293

30 to 34 years : 206

35 to 39 years : 321

40 to 44 years : 287

45 to 49 years : 293

50 to 54 years : 232

55 to 59 years : 232

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 84

65 and 66 years : 123

67 to 69 years : 40

70 to 74 years : 80

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 43

Female:

Under 5 years : 460

5 to 9 years : 407

10 to 14 years : 254

15 to 17 years : 245

18 and 19 years : 150

20 years : 56

21 years : 52

22 to 24 years : 105

25 to 29 years : 310

30 to 34 years : 169

35 to 39 years : 312

40 to 44 years : 322

45 to 49 years : 272

50 to 54 years : 225

55 to 59 years : 240

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 130

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 58

70 to 74 years : 134

75 to 79 years : 47

80 to 84 years : 49

85 years and over : 82


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,208

Multiple ancestry : 962

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 16

Ancestry not reported : 938


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,137

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 98

Not a U.S. citizen : 867


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 792

5 to 17 years : 1,808

18 to 24 years : 769

25 to 34 years : 978

35 to 44 years : 1,242

45 to 54 years : 1,022

55 to 59 years : 472

60 and 61 years : 89

62 to 64 years : 214

65 to 74 years : 496

75 years and over : 242

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 731

5 to 17 years : 1,363

18 to 24 years : 345

25 to 34 years : 517

35 to 44 years : 846

45 to 54 years : 622

55 to 59 years : 384

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 124

65 to 74 years : 415

75 years and over : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 61

5 to 17 years : 346

18 to 24 years : 254

25 to 34 years : 174

35 to 44 years : 185

45 to 54 years : 227

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 74

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 41

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 170

25 to 34 years : 287

35 to 44 years : 211

45 to 54 years : 151

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,607

Female : 3,001

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 770

Female : 759

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 22

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 570

Female : 395


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 4,016

Born in other state in the United States : 1,082

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 517


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,060

Now married, except separated : 1,923

Divorced : 504

Separated : 98

Widowed : 278

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 363

Now married, except separated : 574

Divorced : 148

Separated : 21

Widowed : 135

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 22

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 282

Now married, except separated : 520

Divorced : 51

Separated : 31

Widowed : 37


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Speak only English : 5,792

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 631

Speak English less than "very well" : 903

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 2,627   (46.8%)
  • United States Or American: 1,921   (34.2%)
  • Irish: 365   (6.5%)
  • English: 299   (5.3%)
  • German: 89   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 58   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 50   (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 32   (0.6%)
  • European: 30   (0.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 27   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 21   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 18   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 14   (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 12   (0.2%)
  • Italian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • British: 3   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Welsh: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Atkinson County, Georgia is 8,124



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Atkinson County, Georgia: 3,969
Female Population in Atkinson County, Georgia: 4,155


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Atkinson County, Georgia: 32.2
Median Female Resident Age in Atkinson County, Georgia: 30.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Atkinson County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

37.7

Male

37.5

Female

37.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.1

Male

35.2

Female

37.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.1

Male

43.4

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.5

Female

41.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.0

Male

25.0

Female

40.0

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

24.5

Female

20.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.8

Male

17.0

Female

10.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

24.4

Female

20.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.2

Male

38.9

Female

39.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Atkinson County, Georgia


  • White: 5,629
  • African American: 1,434
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,021
  • Two or More Races: 38



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Atkinson County, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Atkinson County, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 113   (5.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 60   (2.71%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 156   (7.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 209   (9.45%)
  • 9th Grade: 158   (7.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 177   (8.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 87   (3.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 55   (2.49%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 804   (36.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 102   (4.61%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 114   (5.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 57   (2.58%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 84   (3.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (0.95%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.09%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 58   (2.53%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 40   (1.75%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 107   (4.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 251   (10.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 133   (5.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 172   (7.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 107   (4.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 83   (3.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 816   (35.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 117   (5.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 131   (5.72%)
  • Associate Degree: 85   (3.71%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 123   (5.37%)
  • Master's Degree: 50   (2.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (0.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Atkinson County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 506 Roberts Avenue, Pearson, GA 31642, Phone: (912) 422-7373, Students: 1,759 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Pearson Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 1001 King Street, Pearson, GA 31642, Phone: (912) 422-3882, Students: 901 )

  • Willacoochee Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: South Vickers Street, Willacoochee, GA 31650, Phone: (912) 534-5302, Students: 338 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Atkinson County High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 145 Rebel Lane, Pearson, GA 31642, Phone: (912) 422-3267, Students: 520 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Pearson Public Library


    50 Bullard Av East, Pearson, GA 31642

  • Willacoochee Public Library


    300 Fleetwood Av, Willacoochee, GA 31650

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Atkinson County, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Atkinson County, Georgia.

Area Features of Atkinson County, Georgia


Bay


(1) Fifty Dollar Bay   (2) Mullis Bay  

Building


(1) Atkinson County Courthouse   (2) Atkinson County Jail   (3) Atkinson County Sheriff S Office   (4) Axson Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Pearson Police Department   (6) Pearson Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Willacoochee Fire Department   (8) Willacoochee Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Death Age Cemetery   (2) Gaskins Cemetery   (3) Gaskins Graveyard   (4) Kight Cemetery   (5) Tison Cemetery   (6) Utah Cemetery   (7) White Cemetery  

Church


(1) Allen Chapel   (2) Antioch Church   (3) Arnie Primitive Baptist Church   (4) Axson Church   (5) Bethel Church   (6) Crossroads Church   (7) Fales Church   (8) First Born Church   (9) Harmony Grove Church   (10) Hills Chapel   (11) Holy Family Chapel   (12) Jowers Chapel   (13) Kirkland Church   (14) Langs Church   (15) Live Oak Church   (16) Mount Pleasant Church   (17) Mount Zion Church   (18) Ozias Church   (19) Red Bluff Church   (20) Refuge Church   (21) Riverside Church   (22) Salem Church   (23) Spring Head Church   (24) Stokesville Church   (25) Sunnyside Church   (26) Sweetwater Church   (27) Union Hill Church   (28) Utah Church   (29) Wesley Chapel  

Civil


(1) Atkinson County   (2) Axson Division   (3) City Of Pearson   (4) City Of Willacoochee   (5) Pearson Division   (6) Willacoochee Division  

Cliff


(1) Parkers Bluff  

Dam


(1) Guest Millpond Dam   (2) Vickers Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Butchers Pond   (2) Guest Millpond   (3) Half Moon Lake   (4) Hastings Fish Pond   (5) Kirkland Millpond   (6) Long Bay   (7) Round Lake   (8) Smith Pond   (9) Stewart Lake  

Populated Place


(1) Axson   (2) Bannockburn   (3) Gracys Station Historical   (4) Henderson Still   (5) Kirkland   (6) Leliaton   (7) Mora   (8) Oberry   (9) Pearson   (10) Sandy Bottom   (11) Stokesville   (12) Willacoochee  

Post Office


(1) Axson Post Office   (2) Kirkland Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Guest Millpond   (2) Vickers Lake  

School


(1) Atkinson County Junior High School   (2) Pearson Elementary School   (3) Willacoochee Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Dark Bay   (3) Hog Creek   (4) Little Red Bluff Creek   (5) Mill Creek   (6) Pole Branch   (7) Pudding Creek   (8) Red Bluff Creek   (9) Reedy Creek   (10) Ruffin Creek   (11) Smut Branch   (12) Stump Creek   (13) Sweetwater Creek   (14) Twentynine Mile Creek   (15) Willacoochee River  

Swamp


(1) Camp Bay   (2) Featherbed Bay   (3) Hog Creek Bay   (4) Meeting House Bay   (5) Old Ninety Bay   (6) Pee Dee Bay   (7) Ricketson Bay   (8) Roundabout Swamp   (9) Still Bay   (10) Wolf Bay  

Tower


(1) Wwfp-fm Pearson  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Atkinson County, Georgia

31642 (pop. 4,315) 31650 (pop. 3,002) 31624 (pop. 1,233)


Counties Nearby Atkinson County, Georgia

Coffee County, GA  (pop. 43,126) 16.4 Miles
Berrien County, GA  (pop. 16,814) 21.7 Miles
Lanier County, GA  (pop. 7,967) 21.9 Miles
Clinch County, GA  (pop. 7,004) 26.1 Miles
Ware County, GA  (pop. 35,896) 27.7 Miles
Bacon County, GA  (pop. 10,464) 29.8 Miles
Irwin County, GA  (pop. 10,138) 32.5 Miles
Cook County, GA  (pop. 16,419) 34.7 Miles
Ben Hill County, GA  (pop. 17,535) 37.4 Miles
Pierce County, GA  (pop. 17,830) 38.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Atkinson County, Georgia

912



Elevation in Atkinson County, Georgia is 213.0 ft. (65.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Atkinson County, Georgia

Lat: 31.301054 N        Long: -82.867921 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Atkinson County, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Atkinson County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 149   (4.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 89   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 118   (3.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 488   (15.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 490   (16.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 530   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 422   (13.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 191   (6.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 39   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 94   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 222   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 229   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,579

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 332

In 3-person carpool : 14

In 4-person carpool : 73

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 37

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 13

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 25

Motorcycle : 19

Bicycle : 27

Walked : 34

Other means : 40

Worked at home : 221


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 297

5 to 9 minutes : 320

10 to 14 minutes : 385

15 to 19 minutes : 513

20 to 24 minutes : 450

25 to 29 minutes : 165

30 to 34 minutes : 461

35 to 39 minutes : 67

40 to 44 minutes : 147

45 to 59 minutes : 197

60 to 89 minutes : 140

90 or more minutes : 51


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 842

No Social Security income : 1,786


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

With retirement income : 226

No retirement income : 2,402


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 176

$10,000 to $14,999 : 132

$15,000 to $19,999 : 173

$20,000 to $24,999 : 134

$25,000 to $29,999 : 89

$30,000 to $34,999 : 246

$35,000 to $39,999 : 79

$40,000 to $44,999 : 122

$45,000 to $49,999 : 129

$50,000 to $59,999 : 202

$60,000 to $74,999 : 202

$75,000 to $99,999 : 58

$100,000 to $124,999 : 58

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 57


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $34,734


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Atkinson County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 253  (13.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 86  (4.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 172  (9.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 160  (8.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 411  (22.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 340  (25.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 230  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 371  (27.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 53  (3.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 30  (2.2%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Atkinson County, Georgia

Employed: 3,246
Unemployed: 190



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Atkinson County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 3.18 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.18 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 3.37 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.37 Mgal/d





There are 219 Farms In Atkinson County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Atkinson County, Georgia

The Peoples Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $142.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 61

The Citizens Exchange Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $27.3k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Waycross Ga


    (about 28.1 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Waycross-Ware County


    (about 28.1 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Moody AFB


    (about 30.0 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 37.4 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Valdosta Regional


    (about 43.3 miles in Clyattville, Georgia; Airport Code: VLD)

  • Spence


    (about 50.7 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 57.5 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 57.5 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Thomasville Regional


    (about 66.0 miles in Thomasville, Georgia; Airport Code: TVI)

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 68.1 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • Lake City Gateway


    (about 79.2 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Lake City Municipal


    (about 79.3 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 79.9 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Glynco NAS


    (about 82.3 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: NEA)

  • Brunswick Golden Isles


    (about 82.8 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: BQK)

  • Glynco Jetport


    (about 82.8 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: BQK)

  • Wright AAF/Midcoast Regional


    (about 86.9 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • Wright AAF


    (about 87.0 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • W H Bud Barron


    (about 87.5 miles in Dublin, Georgia; Airport Code: DBN)

  • Malcolm McKinnon


    (about 88.0 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: SSI)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Atkinson County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.31%

Carpooled

21.04%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.64%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.16%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.32%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

3.34%

Worked At Home

2.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Atkinson County, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,148

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 179

Female householder, no husband present : 550

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 625

Householder not living alone : 126


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 75

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 24

All other households : 2,529


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 903

Renter-occupied housing units : 245

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 81

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 313

Renter-occupied housing units : 237

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 509

Renter-occupied housing units : 242


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 368

$10,000 to $14,999 : 233

$15,000 to $19,999 : 248

$20,000 to $24,999 : 109

$25,000 to $29,999 : 168

$30,000 to $34,999 : 249

$35,000 to $39,999 : 85

$40,000 to $44,999 : 188

$45,000 to $49,999 : 138

$50,000 to $59,999 : 264

$60,000 to $74,999 : 306

$75,000 to $99,999 : 101

$100,000 to $124,999 : 64

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 77


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Total : 3,262


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Occupied : 2,628

Vacant : 634


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 113

Built 2000 to 2004 : 99

Built 1990 to 1999 : 799

Built 1980 to 1989 : 564

Built 1970 to 1979 : 688

Built 1960 to 1969 : 286

Built 1950 to 1959 : 279

Built 1940 to 1949 : 99

Built 1939 or earlier : 335


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 90

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 329

Electricity : 2,149

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 2

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 42


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 253

$10,000 to $14,999 : 124

$15,000 to $19,999 : 125

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $49,999 : 192

$50,000 to $59,999 : 233

$60,000 to $69,999 : 88

$70,000 to $79,999 : 117

$80,000 to $89,999 : 115

$90,000 to $99,999 : 77

$100,000 to $124,999 : 114

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $174,999 : 25

$175,000 to $199,999 : 66

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 50

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 4

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 10

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 842

Housing units without a mortgage : 971


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Atkinson County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : $99,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $63,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $50,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $22,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $15,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $75,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $51,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $81,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $72,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Atkinson County, Georgia: 72.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Atkinson County, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $102,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $102,000
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $58,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $58,000
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $65,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $65,000
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $165,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $165,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Atkinson County, GA): $26,470
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Atkinson County): $32,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Atkinson County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 1.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 26.9%
Electricity: 66.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.1%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Atkinson County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 55%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 45%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Atkinson County): $288
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Atkinson County): $516


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Atkinson County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Atkinson County, Georgia

Atkinson Visiting Nurses Service, Inc


     Address: 702 East Roberts Street, Pearson, Georgia 31642
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/6/1982

Ware Visiting Nurses Service, Inc


     Address: 360 State St, Waycross, Georgia 31501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/18/1978

Memorial Careone Home Health Services


     Address: 203 Albany Avenue, Waycross, Georgia 31501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/9/1982

Memorial Home Health


     Address: 413 West 4th Street, Adel, Georgia 31620
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/24/1985

Public Health Home Health Inc


     Address: 3169 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/5/1966

Hospitals Close To Atkinson County, Georgia

Coffee Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1101 Ocilla Rd P O Box 1248, Douglas, Georgia 31533
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Berrien County Hospital


     Address: 1221 E Mcpherson Ave, Nashville, Georgia 31639
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Clinch Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1050 Valdosta Highway, Homerville, Georgia 31634
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Satilla Regional Medical Center


     Address: 410 Darling Avenue, Waycross, Georgia 31501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Bacon County Hospital


     Address: 302 South Wayne Street, Alma, Georgia 31510
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Atkinson County, Georgia

Shady Acres


     Address: 1310 West Gordon Street, Douglas, Georgia 31533
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 141
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Berrien Nursing Center


     Address: 405 Laurel Ave., Nashville, Georgia 31639
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Lakeland Villa Conv Center


     Address: 852 W. Thigpen Ave., Lakeland, Georgia 31635
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Clinch Healthcare


     Address: 390 Sweat Street, Homerville, Georgia 31634
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Satilla Care Center


     Address: 1600 Riverside Ave, Waycross, Georgia 31501
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 169
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Atkinson County, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 46 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Atkinson County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 720
    Disabled Workers: 310
    Widowers Workers: 160
    Spouses Workers: 80
    Children Workers: 160


(updated 2007)



Atkinson County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.35%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.45%
  • Other 0.20%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Atkinson County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Atkinson County, GA

6.98 % of Atkinson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $21,297

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Atkinson County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Coffee County , GA 2.50 % ($18,492 AGI )

Relocation away from Atkinson County, GA

6.35 % of Atkinson County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,698

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Atkinson County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Coffee County , GA 2.34 % ($24,527 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Atkinson County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Atkinson County, Georgia


On 06/11/2001, a tornado touched down 2.15 miles from the center of Atkinson County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 10/25/1997, a tornado touched down 5.46 miles from the center of Atkinson County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/08/1964, a tornado touched down 5.67 miles from the center of Atkinson County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 03/20/2003, a tornado touched down 10.19 miles from the center of Atkinson County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/04/1980, a tornado touched down 10.85 miles from the center of Atkinson County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Atkinson County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
09/29/1998, 11:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
03/08/1998, 10:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
         
Lightning        
07/12/2004, 06:10 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
12/24/2002, 10:35 am 0 0 $5K --
11/05/2002, 11:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/04/2002, 07:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/09/2000, 05:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/23/2000, 04:40 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/06/1999, 07:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/29/1998, 06:48 pm 0 0 $2K --
10/25/1997, 05:40 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/23/1997, 11:21 am 0 0 $2K --
07/31/1996, 06:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/06/1996, 02:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
11/07/1995, 05:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/25/1995, 04:45 pm 0 0 $40K --
         



Tornados In Atkinson County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2004-09-16 2 1 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-07-01 1 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-03-08 -- 20 -- 0 0 $30K --
  1997-10-26 8 10 -- 0 0 $5K --
  1974-04-08 31 250 1 0 0 $250K --
  1971-02-08 2 100 1 0 2 $25K --
  1969-04-18 31 233 2 0 28 $3M --



Hurricanes And Storms In Atkinson County, Georgia

  • Tropical Storm: ALBERTO - June 2006 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: TAMMY - October 2005 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: EASY - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 40 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - August 1987 - Wind Speed: 10 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Atkinson County, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Atkinson County, Georgia


  • Atkinson County Jail


    P.o. Box 157, Pearson, GA 31642
    Capacity: 16
    Confined: 8
    Avg. Population: 2


(updated 2006)



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