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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Houston County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21,057

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,886

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 669

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,050

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,599

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,936

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,501

Renter-occupied housing units : 7,022


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Houston County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 3,188

Householder 35 to 44 years : 6,005

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,186

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,911

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,171

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,310

Householder 75 years and over : 681

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,182

Householder 35 to 44 years : 811

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,489

Householder 55 to 59 years : 948

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,107

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,142

Householder 75 years and over : 2,695


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Houston County, Georgia)

Less than 10.0 percent : 534

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,309

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,497

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,908

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,905

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,417

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,312

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,401

50.0 percent or more : 4,014

Not computed : 1,597


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $212,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $163,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $137,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $120,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $105,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $97,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $72,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $117,800


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Houston County, Georgia: 71.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Houston 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 969 969 $78,378,564
  Two Family 2 4 $241,790
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 44 364 $10,942,363
  Total

1,015 1,337 $89,562,717
2000        
  Single Family 1,131 1,131 $87,991,505
  Two Family 6 12 $726,102
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 36 362 $12,303,641
  Total

1,173 1,505 $101,021,248
2001        
  Single Family 1,516 1,516 $118,332,591
  Two Family 14 28 $1,191,889
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 55 506 $14,668,900
  Total

1,585 2,050 $134,193,380
2002        
  Single Family 1,393 1,393 $118,229,988
  Two Family 9 18 $949,367
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,402 1,411 $119,179,355
2003        
  Single Family 1,474 1,474 $144,655,494
  Two Family 13 26 $1,243,320
  Three and Four Family 13 52 $1,040,000
  Five or More Family 10 96 $2,700,000
  Total

1,510 1,648 $149,638,814
2004        
  Single Family 1,650 1,650 $202,789,602
  Two Family 3 6 $504,000
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $751,666
  Five or More Family 33 292 $11,607,334
  Total

1,691 1,968 $215,652,602
2005        
  Single Family 1,690 1,690 $236,294,647
  Two Family 10 20 $940,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 13 120 $3,750,000
  Total

1,713 1,830 $240,984,647
2006        
  Single Family 1,677 1,677 $226,332,010
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $700,560
  Five or More Family 32 428 $20,759,000
  Total

1,711 2,113 $247,791,570


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Houston County, GA): $43,638
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Houston County): $84,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Houston County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 26.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.3%
Electricity: 67.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Houston County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 40.84%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.06%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 25.08%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 25.08%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.94%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Houston County): $558
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Houston County): $715


(updated 2010)



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