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Demographics Analysis

The people of Brooks 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
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 601

5 to 9 years : 434

10 to 14 years : 621

15 to 17 years : 261

18 and 19 years : 426

20 years : 77

21 years : 20

22 to 24 years : 349

25 to 29 years : 549

30 to 34 years : 358

35 to 39 years : 636

40 to 44 years : 467

45 to 49 years : 525

50 to 54 years : 559

55 to 59 years : 660

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 237

65 and 66 years : 151

67 to 69 years : 112

70 to 74 years : 213

75 to 79 years : 134

80 to 84 years : 222

85 years and over : 104

Female:

Under 5 years : 552

5 to 9 years : 347

10 to 14 years : 669

15 to 17 years : 369

18 and 19 years : 200

20 years : 80

21 years : 112

22 to 24 years : 474

25 to 29 years : 456

30 to 34 years : 506

35 to 39 years : 477

40 to 44 years : 559

45 to 49 years : 601

50 to 54 years : 560

55 to 59 years : 507

60 and 61 years : 311

62 to 64 years : 301

65 and 66 years : 187

67 to 69 years : 254

70 to 74 years : 311

75 to 79 years : 241

80 to 84 years : 205

85 years and over : 274


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 11,626

Multiple ancestry : 2,058

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 178

Ancestry not reported : 2,462


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,169

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 321

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 421

Not a U.S. citizen : 413


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,153

5 to 17 years : 2,701

18 to 24 years : 1,738

25 to 34 years : 1,869

35 to 44 years : 2,139

45 to 54 years : 2,245

55 to 59 years : 1,167

60 and 61 years : 366

62 to 64 years : 538

65 to 74 years : 1,228

75 years and over : 1,180

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,061

5 to 17 years : 2,084

18 to 24 years : 1,279

25 to 34 years : 1,120

35 to 44 years : 1,379

45 to 54 years : 1,467

55 to 59 years : 923

60 and 61 years : 226

62 to 64 years : 392

65 to 74 years : 743

75 years and over : 904

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 92

5 to 17 years : 530

18 to 24 years : 305

25 to 34 years : 480

35 to 44 years : 503

45 to 54 years : 575

55 to 59 years : 212

60 and 61 years : 140

62 to 64 years : 136

65 to 74 years : 382

75 years and over : 236

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 23

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 59

45 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 10

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 : 64

18 to 24 years : 60

25 to 34 years : 254

35 to 44 years : 198

45 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,483

Female : 6,095

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,548

Female : 2,043

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 266

Female : 55

Foreign born:

Male : 474

Female : 360


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 6,634

Born in other state in the United States : 2,663

Native: born outside the United States : 298

Foreign born : 62


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,591

Now married, except separated : 4,705

Divorced : 634

Separated : 259

Widowed : 753

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 476

Now married, except separated : 1,798

Divorced : 359

Separated : 162

Widowed : 272

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 23

Now married, except separated : 288

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10

Foreign born:

Never married : 149

Now married, except separated : 473

Divorced : 128

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 14,200

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 275

Speak English less than "very well" : 257

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 83

Speak English less than "very well" : 78

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 78

Speak English less than "very well" : 68

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 75

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Brooks County, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 5,735   (45.3%)
  • United States Or American: 2,920   (23.1%)
  • English: 1,051   (8.3%)
  • Irish: 729   (5.8%)
  • German: 650   (5.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 281   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 236   (1.9%)
  • European: 185   (1.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 160   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 158   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 128   (1.0%)
  • Italian: 76   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 64   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 46   (0.4%)
  • British: 38   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 32   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 27   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 24   (0.2%)
  • Icelander: 17   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 15   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 13   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 9   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Swedish: 5   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Brooks County, Georgia is 16,324



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Brooks County, Georgia: 7,771
Female Population in Brooks County, Georgia: 8,553


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Brooks County, Georgia: 37.7
Median Female Resident Age in Brooks County, Georgia: 40.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Brooks County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

44.8

Male

43.7

Female

46.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

35.7

Male

32.6

Female

38.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.5

Male

43.0

Female

49.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.5

Male

22.0

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

20.0

Male

22.5

Female

17.5

Other


Both sexes

25.5

Male

27.4

Female

19.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.4

Male

20.4

Female

24.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.1

Male

27.7

Female

23.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.2

Male

44.2

Female

46.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Brooks County, Georgia


  • White: 9,657
  • African American: 5,966
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 231
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 353
  • Two or More Races: 117



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 117   (2.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 103   (2.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 138   (2.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 279   (5.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 201   (4.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 188   (3.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 218   (4.6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 218   (4.6%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,682   (35.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 294   (6.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 528   (11.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 204   (4.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 393   (8.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 72   (1.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 47   (0.99%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 56   (1.18%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 95   (1.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 46   (0.8%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 203   (3.55%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 273   (4.78%)
  • 9th Grade: 319   (5.58%)
  • 10th Grade: 363   (6.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 393   (6.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 249   (4.36%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,193   (38.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 300   (5.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 455   (7.96%)
  • Associate Degree: 214   (3.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 335   (5.86%)
  • Master's Degree: 226   (3.95%)
  • Professional School Degree: 39   (0.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 14   (0.24%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Brooks County, Georgia

  • Brooks County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 489 Barwick Road, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-7531, Students: 2,389 )

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

  • Quitman Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2200 Moultrie Road, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-9302, Students: 736 )

  • Brooks County High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 1081 Barwick Road, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-8923, Students: 632 )

  • Brooks County Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2171 Moultrie Road, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-7521, Students: 594 )

  • North Brooks Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 10295 Coffee Road, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 775-2414, Students: 427 )

  • Walker Street Alternative School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 400 North Walker Street, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-8606, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Brooks County, Georgia

  • First Baptist Kindergarten


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 569, Quitman, GA 31643, Phone: (229) 263-9390, Students: 3 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Brooks County, Georgia

  • Brooks County Public Library


    404 Barwick Rd., Quitman, GA 31643

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Brooks County, Georgia


  • Quitman Brooks County Community Clubs


    121 N Culpepper St, Quitman, GA 31643

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Brooks 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 Brooks County, Georgia.

Area Features of Brooks County, Georgia


Airport


(1) Quitman Brooks County Airport  

Basin


(1) The Sinks  

Bridge


(1) Folsom Bridge   (2) Knight Bridge Historical   (3) Rock Bridge Historical   (4) Tucker Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Barwick Police Department   (2) Barwick Volunteer Fire Department Station 3   (3) Brooks County Courthouse   (4) Brooks County Jail   (5) Brooks County Library   (6) Brooks County Sheriff S Department   (7) Dixie Area Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Morven - North Brooks Fire Department   (9) Morven Police Department   (10) Quitman City Hall   (11) Quitman Fire Department   (12) Quitman Police Department   (13) South Brooks Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   (2) Barwick City Cemetery   (3) Beasley Cemetery   (4) Bethlehem Cemetery   (5) Columbia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery   (6) Concord Cemetery   (7) Corinth Cemetery   (8) Gornto Cemetery   (9) Groover Cemetery   (10) Grooverville Cemetery   (11) Hall Cemetery   (12) Hunter Cemetery   (13) Johson Cemetery   (14) Kennedy Cemetery   (15) Lebanon Cemetery   (16) Martin Cemetery   (17) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (18) Mount Horeb Cemetery   (19) North End Cemetery   (20) Oak Hill Cemetery   (21) Ozell Cemetery   (22) Pine View Cemetery   (23) Pleasant Grove Cemetery   (24) Ramsey Cemetery   (25) Richland Cemetery   (26) Rizer Cemetery   (27) Robinson Cemetery   (28) Rogers Cemetery   (29) Saint Philip Cemetery   (30) Salem Cemetery   (31) Shady Grove Cemetery   (32) Simmons Hill Cemetery   (33) Union Cemetery   (34) Wade Cemetery   (35) West End Cemetery   (36) Williams Cemetery   (37) Worn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Northeast Brooks Division Historical   (2) South Brooks Division Historical  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Bethany Church   (3) Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (4) Bethlehem Church   (5) Beulah Baptist Church   (6) Beulah Church   (7) Beulah Hill Church   (8) Cedar Hill Church   (9) Christs Sanctified Holy Church   (10) Church Of Christ   (11) Church Of Jesus Christ   (12) Church Of The Lord   (13) Church Of The Nazarene   (14) Columbia Primitive Baptist Church   (15) Concord Church Historical   (16) Corinth Church Historical   (17) Dellinory Church   (18) Dixie Baptist Church   (19) Dixie Church   (20) Dixie Methodist Church   (21) Elam Church   (22) Elizabeth Church   (23) Elizabeth Church Historical   (24) Evergreen Church   (25) First Baptist Church   (26) First Episcopal Church   (27) First Presbyterian Church   (28) Friendship Church   (29) Graham Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church   (30) Grooverville Methodist Church   (31) Ham City Church   (32) Harmony Church   (33) Hickory Head Church   (34) Jesus Christ Church   (35) Lebanon Church   (36) Liberty Baptist Church   (37) Liberty Church   (38) Monument Church   (39) Morning Star Church   (40) Morrison Church   (41) Morven Baptist Church   (42) Mount Calvary Church   (43) Mount Carmel Church   (44) Mount Hope Baptist Church   (45) Mount Horeb Church Historical   (46) Mount Moriah Church   (47) Mount Pleasant Church   (48) Mount Zion Church   (49) New Haven Church Historical   (50) New Hope Church   (51) New Macedonia Church   (52) New Zion Church   (53) Oak Grove Church   (54) Ousley Church   (55) Ozell Church   (56) Patten Church   (57) Pauline Church   (58) Philadelphia Church   (59) Pine Hill Church   (60) Pineview Church   (61) Pleasant Grove Church   (62) Pleasant Hill Church   (63) Quitman Methodist Church   (64) Red Hill Church   (65) Richardson Creek Church   (66) Richland Church   (67) Robinson Church   (68) Saint James Church   (69) Saint Paul Church   (70) Saint Pauls Church   (71) Saint Philip Church   (72) Salem Baptist Church   (73) Salem Church   (74) Second Elizabeth Church   (75) Seven Day Church   (76) Shady Grove Church   (77) Siloam Church   (78) Simmon Hill Church   (79) Simmons Hill Church   (80) Springhead Church   (81) Sunberry Church   (82) Sweetfield Church   (83) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (84) Union Church   (85) Welcome Hill Church   (86) Welcome Hope Church  

Civil


(1) Barney Division   (2) Brooks County   (3) City Of Barwick   (4) City Of Morven   (5) City Of Quitman   (6) Dixie Division   (7) Empress Division   (8) Morven Division   (9) Pavo-barwick Division   (10) Quitman Division  

Cliff


(1) Pine Bluff  

Dam


(1) Alico Company Dam   (2) Burton Lake Dam   (3) Chappell Lake Dam   (4) Jackson Lake Dam   (5) Lake Pope Dam   (6) Langdale Company Dam   (7) Lawson Pond Dam Number 2   (8) Lawson Pond Dam Number One   (9) Long Lake Dam   (10) Mcmillian Lake Dam   (11) Moore Lake Dam   (12) Riverbend Plantation Lake Dam   (13) Tyler Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Brooks County Hospital  

Lake


(1) Blue Pond   (2) Dry Lake   (3) Fearnside Lake   (4) Mcmullen Bay   (5) Montgomery Pond   (6) Mud Lake   (7) Pope Millpond   (8) Ryall Pond Historical   (9) Stanley Bay  

Locale


(1) Carters Still Historical   (2) Hollands Store   (3) Jones Store Historical   (4) Popes Mill Historical   (5) Quitman Country Club   (6) Quitman Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Quitman Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Baden   (2) Barney   (3) Barwick   (4) Blue Springs   (5) Dixie   (6) Durden   (7) Emerson   (8) Empress   (9) Five Forks   (10) Fodie   (11) Golden Historical   (12) Greggs   (13) Grooverville   (14) Jerusalem Historical   (15) Kennedy Historical   (16) Morven   (17) Nankin   (18) New Rock Hill   (19) Oaklawn   (20) Old Rock Hill   (21) Ousley   (22) Patten   (23) Pebble Hill   (24) Pidcock   (25) Piscola   (26) Quitman   (27) Shiver   (28) Spain   (29) Tillman Historical  

Post Office


(1) Barney Post Office   (2) Barwick Post Office   (3) Dixie Post Office   (4) Morven Post Office   (5) Quitman Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Alico Company Lake   (2) Bowen Millpond   (3) Burton Lake   (4) Cambest Pond   (5) Chappell Lake   (6) Childers Pond   (7) Crevasse Pond   (8) Jackson Lake   (9) Lake Pope   (10) Langdale Company Lake   (11) Lawson Pond   (12) Long Lake   (13) Mcmillian Lake   (14) Moodys Pond Historical   (15) Moore Lake   (16) Moore Pond   (17) Riverbend Plantation Lake   (18) Simmons Pond   (19) Turner Pond   (20) Tyler Lake  

School


(1) Barwick Elementary School   (2) Brannon School Historical   (3) Brooks County High School   (4) Brooks County High School Historical   (5) Grooverville School   (6) Liberty School   (7) Morven Elementary School   (8) Morven Primary School   (9) Mount Moriah School   (10) New Empress School   (11) Oakhill School Historical   (12) Pine Grove School Historical   (13) Quitman Elementary School   (14) Quitman Primary School   (15) Rock Hill School Historical   (16) School Number 1   (17) School Number 2   (18) Simmon Hill School   (19) South Side School   (20) Springhill School Historical   (21) Union School Historical   (22) Westbrook High School  

Stream


(1) Allen Branch   (2) Bay Branch   (3) Carroll Branch   (4) Cat Creek   (5) Coon Creek   (6) Downing Creek   (7) Dry Lake Creek   (8) Gum Creek   (9) Jones Creek   (10) Little Creek   (11) Meetinghouse Branch   (12) Millrace Creek   (13) Mule Creek   (14) Okapilco Creek   (15) Pike Branch   (16) Pine Branch   (17) Piscola Creek   (18) Possum Branch   (19) Pride Branch   (20) Rainy Creek   (21) Slaughter Creek   (22) Tiger Creek   (23) Wells Mill Creek   (24) Whitlock Branch  

Summit


(1) Kennedy Hill  

Swamp


(1) Aucilla Swamp   (2) Denmark Lake   (3) Lancaster Pond   (4) Purdy Lake   (5) Stella Lake  

Tower


(1) Catledge Hill Lookout Tower   (2) Wsfb-am Quitman   (3) Wsti-fm Quitman   (4) Wtuf-fm Boston   (5) Wzls-fm Valdosta  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Brooks County, Georgia

31643 (pop. 9,387) 31625 (pop. 1,113) 31629 (pop. 1,059)
31638 (pop. 926) 31720 (pop. 497)  


Counties Nearby Brooks County, Georgia

Lowndes County, GA  (pop. 113,129) 17.8 Miles
Thomas County, GA  (pop. 44,676) 22.2 Miles
Cook County, GA  (pop. 16,419) 22.8 Miles
Colquitt County, GA  (pop. 46,034) 26.1 Miles
Lanier County, GA  (pop. 7,967) 32.8 Miles
Berrien County, GA  (pop. 16,814) 33.6 Miles
Grady County, GA  (pop. 25,258) 38.8 Miles
Echols County, GA  (pop. 4,157) 39.2 Miles
Tift County, GA  (pop. 40,893) 42.1 Miles
Mitchell County, GA  (pop. 23,200) 43.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Brooks County, Georgia

229



Elevation in Brooks County, Georgia is 174.0 ft. (53.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Brooks County, Georgia

Lat: 30.850636 N        Long: -83.576739 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Brooks 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 Brooks County, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 211   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 241   (3.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 176   (2.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 607   (9.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 808   (12.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,148   (17.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,345   (20.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 733   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 235   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 240   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 72   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 84   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 273   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 422   (6.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,012

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 561

In 3-person carpool : 128

In 4-person carpool : 17

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 102

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 4

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 85

Walked : 80

Other means : 143

Worked at home : 391


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 339

5 to 9 minutes : 1,064

10 to 14 minutes : 640

15 to 19 minutes : 1,216

20 to 24 minutes : 1,280

25 to 29 minutes : 689

30 to 34 minutes : 962

35 to 39 minutes : 46

40 to 44 minutes : 150

45 to 59 minutes : 436

60 to 89 minutes : 161

90 or more minutes : 149


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,896

No Social Security income : 4,606


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 868

No retirement income : 5,634


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 342

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 209

$20,000 to $24,999 : 250

$25,000 to $29,999 : 181

$30,000 to $34,999 : 371

$35,000 to $39,999 : 428

$40,000 to $44,999 : 200

$45,000 to $49,999 : 206

$50,000 to $59,999 : 638

$60,000 to $74,999 : 536

$75,000 to $99,999 : 635

$100,000 to $124,999 : 191

$125,000 to $149,999 : 165

$150,000 to $199,999 : 82

$200,000 or more : 71


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,287


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Brooks County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 668  (18.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 464  (13.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 528  (14.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 174  (4.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 832  (23.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 973  (29.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 636  (19.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,022  (31.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 57  (1.7%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Brooks County, Georgia

Employed: 8,250
Unemployed: 353



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Brooks 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: 35.6%
  • Other: 64.4%



Water Usage In Brooks County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 4.99 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 4.99 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.39 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.39 Mgal/d





There are 298 Farms In Brooks County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Brooks County, Georgia

Citizens Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $129.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

The Citizens National Bank Of Quitman - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $97.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Ameris Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 71

Barwick Banking Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

Colony Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 29

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Brooks County, Georgia

  • Thomasville Regional


    (about 18.4 miles in Thomasville, Georgia; Airport Code: TVI)

  • Valdosta Regional


    (about 18.4 miles in Clyattville, Georgia; Airport Code: VLD)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 20.2 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 20.2 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Spence


    (about 21.2 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Moody AFB


    (about 24.2 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 40.6 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Perry-Foley


    (about 54.0 miles in Perry, Florida; Airport Code: FPY)

  • Tallahassee Regional


    (about 55.6 miles in Tallahassee, Florida; Airport Code: TLH)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 59.6 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Decatur County Industrial Air Park


    (about 63.4 miles in Brinson, Georgia; Airport Code: BGE)

  • Waycross-Ware County


    (about 75.1 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Waycross Ga


    (about 75.1 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Lake City Municipal


    (about 75.3 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Lake City Gateway


    (about 75.3 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Cross City Airport


    (about 88.6 miles in Old Town, Florida; Airport Code: CTY)

  • Jimmy Carter Regional


    (about 94.2 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Souther Field


    (about 94.3 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Brooks County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.63%

Carpooled

19.42%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.38%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.01%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.10%

Walked

0.89%

Other Means

1.02%

Worked At Home

2.54%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Brooks 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
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,301

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 342

Female householder, no husband present : 945

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,798

Householder not living alone : 116


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 102

Female householder and female partner : 25

Female householder and male partner : 65

All other households : 6,310


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,826

Renter-occupied housing units : 475

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 233

Renter-occupied housing units : 109

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 577

Renter-occupied housing units : 368

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,144

Renter-occupied housing units : 770


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 874

$10,000 to $14,999 : 392

$15,000 to $19,999 : 482

$20,000 to $24,999 : 345

$25,000 to $29,999 : 330

$30,000 to $34,999 : 393

$35,000 to $39,999 : 392

$40,000 to $44,999 : 328

$45,000 to $49,999 : 329

$50,000 to $59,999 : 672

$60,000 to $74,999 : 636

$75,000 to $99,999 : 679

$100,000 to $124,999 : 206

$125,000 to $149,999 : 214

$150,000 to $199,999 : 159

$200,000 or more : 71


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Total : 7,615


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Occupied : 6,502

Vacant : 1,113


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 42

Built 2000 to 2004 : 222

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,201

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,277

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,303

Built 1960 to 1969 : 802

Built 1950 to 1959 : 579

Built 1940 to 1949 : 275

Built 1939 or earlier : 914


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 606

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 865

Electricity : 4,831

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 14

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 135

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 42

No fuel used : 9


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Brooks County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 137

$10,000 to $14,999 : 231

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $29,999 : 56

$30,000 to $34,999 : 176

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $49,999 : 369

$50,000 to $59,999 : 384

$60,000 to $69,999 : 263

$70,000 to $79,999 : 371

$80,000 to $89,999 : 218

$90,000 to $99,999 : 364

$100,000 to $124,999 : 446

$125,000 to $149,999 : 410

$150,000 to $174,999 : 402

$175,000 to $199,999 : 79

$200,000 to $249,999 : 368

$250,000 to $299,999 : 82

$300,000 to $399,999 : 77

$400,000 to $499,999 : 60

$500,000 to $749,999 : 90

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 70


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Brooks 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 : 123

Home equity loan only : 136

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,622

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,899


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $187,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $117,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $76,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $111,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $77,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $54,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $159,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Brooks County, Georgia: 67.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Brooks County, Georgia

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  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
2000        
  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
2001        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,624,140
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,624,140
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,559,470
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,559,470
2003        
  Single Family 44 44 $5,361,246
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

44 44 $5,361,246
2004        
  Single Family 45 45 $5,216,934
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

45 45 $5,216,934
2005        
  Single Family 89 89 $14,482,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

89 89 $14,482,900
2006        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,072,925
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,072,925


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Brooks County, GA): $26,911
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Brooks County): $55,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Brooks County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 13.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.0%
Electricity: 61.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)









Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Brooks County): $353
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Brooks County): $603


(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 Brooks County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Brooks County, Georgia

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 101f Northside Drive, Suite 1, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1983

Amedisys Home Health Of Valdosta


     Address: 2724 N Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/6/1997

Public Health Home Health Inc


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

Ga Home Health Services


     Address: 3404 Greystone Way, Valdosta, Georgia 31605
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/25/1979

Archbold Home Health Services


     Address: 400 Old Albany Road, Thomasville, Georgia 31792
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/1/1974

Hospitals Close To Brooks County, Georgia

Brooks County Hospital


     Address: 903 N Court St, Quitman, Georgia 31643
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

South Georgia Medical Center


     Address: 2501 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31603
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Smith Northview Hospital


     Address: 4280 North Valdosta Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

John D Archbold Memorial Hospital


     Address: Gordon Avenue & Mimosa Drive, Thomasville, Georgia 31792
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Memorial Hospital Of Adel Inc


     Address: 706 N Parrish, Adel, Georgia 31620
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Brooks County, Georgia

Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In


     Address: 1201 West Screven Street, Quitman, Georgia 31643
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 184
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Heritage Healthcare At Lakehaven


     Address: 410 East Northside Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Heritage Healthcare Of Valdosta


     Address: 2501 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Heritage Healthcare At Crestwood


     Address: 415 Pendleton Place, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Heritage Healthcare At Holly Hill


     Address: 413 Pendleton Place, Valdosta, Georgia 31602
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Brooks County, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 98 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Brooks County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 1,565
    Disabled Workers: 505
    Widowers Workers: 345
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 300


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Brooks County, Georgia


Charges


All Other: $391,000


State Intergovernmental


Highways: $6,000
Housing & Community Development: $12,000
Public Welfare: $27,000
All Other: $437,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $268,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $883,000
Financial Administration: $640,000
Fire Protection: $101,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $819,000
Central Staff Services: $214,000
General Public Buildings: $331,000
Health Services - Other: $274,000
Regular Highways: $1,526,000
Housing & Community Development: $15,000
Libraries: $36,000
Natural Resources - Other: $107,000
Parks & Recreation: $117,000
Police Protection: $1,133,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $96,000
Welfare - Other: $104,000
Solid Waste Management: $48,000
General - Other: $343,000


Construction


General Public Buildings: $118,000
Regular Highways: $178,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $4,000
Financial Administration: $22,000
Fire Protection: $4,000
Central Staff: $10,000
Regular Highways: $173,000
Natural Resource - Other: $35,000
Police Protection: $202,000
General - Other: $58,000


General


Interest On Debt: $33,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Health: $40,000
Libraries: $36,000
Welfare: $11,000
General: $269,000


Tax


Property: $4,216,000
Total General Sales: $2,105,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $37,000
Public Utilities: $46,000
Other Selective Sales: $474,000
Public Utility License: $187,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $37,000
Other License: $143,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $181,000
Fines & Forfeits: $361,000
Rents: $42,000
General Revenue, Nec: $59,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $5,267,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,921,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000


(updated 2006)



Brooks County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.87%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.92%
  • Other 0.22%



(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 Brooks County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Brooks County, GA

10.00 % of Brooks County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,212

Georgia Average 10.98 %

0.24 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,583

Georgia Average 0.40 %

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

  • Lowndes County , GA 3.59 % ($25,779 AGI )
  • Thomas County , GA 0.93 % ($27,596 AGI )
  • Colquitt County , GA 0.38 % ($29,947 AGI )
  • Cook County , GA 0.20 % ($25,900 AGI )

Relocation away from Brooks County, GA

9.06 % of Brooks 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 $24,662

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lowndes County , GA 3.79 % ($25,503 AGI )
  • Thomas County , GA 0.92 % ($22,696 AGI )
  • Colquitt County , GA 0.40 % ($26,950 AGI )
  • Cook County , GA 0.24 % ($15,917 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 Brooks County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Brooks County, Georgia


On 03/26/1963, a tornado touched down 4.71 miles from the center of Brooks 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 07/04/1985, a tornado touched down 5.61 miles from the center of Brooks County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/25/1980, a tornado touched down 7.13 miles from the center of Brooks County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 11/11/1995, a tornado touched down 7.13 miles from the center of Brooks County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 04/29/1971, a tornado touched down 7.38 miles from the center of Brooks County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with large hail and heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Brooks County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/11/2001, 09:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
09/06/2000, 07:45 am 0 0 $250K --
         
Lightning        
03/26/2000, 05:00 pm 2 0 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/23/2007, 02:45 am 0 0 $1K --
10/21/2002, 03:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
10/28/1995, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
08/15/1995, 04:40 pm 0 0 $800 --
08/15/1995, 04:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
02/11/1995, 09:10 pm 0 4 $75K $1K
06/25/1994, 11:06 am 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Brooks County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1998-09-29 1 65 1 0 0 $450K --
  1989-10-01 10 100 2 2 12 $3M --
  1971-03-03 4 400 1 0 0 $25K --
  1966-02-28 2 30 1 0 0 $25K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Brooks County, Georgia

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 42 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Brooks County, Georgia



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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 Brooks 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 Brooks County, Georgia


  • Brooks County Jail


    1003 Holloway Drive, Quitman, GA 31643
    Confined: 65
    Avg. Population: 59


(updated 2006)



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