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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lanier 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
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 259

5 to 9 years : 222

10 to 14 years : 306

15 to 17 years : 236

18 and 19 years : 66

20 years : 79

21 years : 52

22 to 24 years : 294

25 to 29 years : 357

30 to 34 years : 330

35 to 39 years : 119

40 to 44 years : 431

45 to 49 years : 258

50 to 54 years : 207

55 to 59 years : 146

60 and 61 years : 99

62 to 64 years : 133

65 and 66 years : 34

67 to 69 years : 112

70 to 74 years : 122

75 to 79 years : 36

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 412

5 to 9 years : 390

10 to 14 years : 205

15 to 17 years : 94

18 and 19 years : 65

20 years : 149

21 years : 53

22 to 24 years : 82

25 to 29 years : 345

30 to 34 years : 136

35 to 39 years : 438

40 to 44 years : 154

45 to 49 years : 250

50 to 54 years : 316

55 to 59 years : 291

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 76

65 and 66 years : 59

67 to 69 years : 143

70 to 74 years : 110

75 to 79 years : 92

80 to 84 years : 75

85 years and over : 45


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,901

Multiple ancestry : 1,180

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 886


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,642

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 25

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 167

Not a U.S. citizen : 133


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 671

5 to 17 years : 1,453

18 to 24 years : 840

25 to 34 years : 1,168

35 to 44 years : 1,142

45 to 54 years : 1,031

55 to 59 years : 437

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 209

65 to 74 years : 580

75 years and over : 294

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 508

5 to 17 years : 1,115

18 to 24 years : 556

25 to 34 years : 636

35 to 44 years : 589

45 to 54 years : 677

55 to 59 years : 350

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 185

65 to 74 years : 406

75 years and over : 147

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 17 years : 329

18 to 24 years : 158

25 to 34 years : 487

35 to 44 years : 526

45 to 54 years : 300

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 174

75 years and over : 132

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 9

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 2

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 126

25 to 34 years : 45

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,610

Female : 2,661

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,170

Female : 1,201

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 2

Female : 23

Foreign born:

Male : 162

Female : 138


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 3,515

Born in other state in the United States : 2,064

Native: born outside the United States : 16

Foreign born : 50


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,148

Now married, except separated : 1,844

Divorced : 562

Separated : 112

Widowed : 248

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 309

Now married, except separated : 1,286

Divorced : 172

Separated : 53

Widowed : 137

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 2

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 75

Now married, except separated : 217

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 6,976

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 118

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 65

Speak English less than "very well" : 79

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lanier County, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 2,559   (42.0%)
  • United States Or American: 1,566   (25.7%)
  • Irish: 644   (10.6%)
  • English: 428   (7.0%)
  • German: 331   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 109   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 82   (1.3%)
  • Italian: 51   (0.8%)
  • Dutch: 47   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 38   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 36   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 32   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 32   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 30   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 23   (0.4%)
  • European: 18   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 17   (0.3%)
  • British: 13   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lanier County, Georgia is 7,967



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lanier County, Georgia: 3,944
Female Population in Lanier County, Georgia: 4,023


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lanier County, Georgia: 31.2
Median Female Resident Age in Lanier County, Georgia: 36.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lanier County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

35.0

Male

34.4

Female

35.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.3

Male

29.1

Female

33.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

21.8

Male

18.5

Female

31.0

Asian


Both sexes

29.9

Male

29.3

Female

32.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

35.5

Male

31.0

Female

56.5

Other


Both sexes

22.1

Male

23.5

Female

21.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.0

Male

13.9

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.1

Male

23.5

Female

19.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.7

Male

35.0

Female

36.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Lanier County, Georgia


  • White: 5,645
  • African American: 1,916
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 144
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 127
  • Two or More Races: 135



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 45   (2.05%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 25   (1.14%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 70   (3.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 89   (4.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 145   (6.61%)
  • 10th Grade: 162   (7.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 83   (3.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 96   (4.38%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 715   (32.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 214   (9.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 265   (12.08%)
  • Associate Degree: 99   (4.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 119   (5.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 38   (1.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (0.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 18   (0.82%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 40   (1.74%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 14   (0.61%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 57   (2.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 139   (6.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 153   (6.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 126   (5.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 163   (7.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 72   (3.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 820   (35.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 154   (6.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 234   (10.2%)
  • Associate Degree: 113   (4.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 129   (5.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 48   (2.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 31   (1.35%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lanier County, Georgia

  • Lanier County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Highway 221 South & Murray B, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-3966, Students: 1,647 )

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

  • Lanier County Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 242 Valdosta Road, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-3580, Students: 862 )

  • Lanier County Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 325 W. Patten Street, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-8247, Students: 373 )

  • Crossroads Alternative School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 325 West Patten Street, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-3868, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lanier County, Georgia

  • Lanier County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 325 W. Patten Street, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-3868, Students: 412 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Lanier County, Georgia

  • Lakeland Adventist School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 842 W Thigpen Avenue, Lakeland, GA 31635, Phone: (229) 482-2418, Students: 11 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Lanier County, Georgia

  • Miller Lakeland Library


    124 South Valdosta Road, Lakeland, GA 31635

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lanier County, Georgia


  • Lanier County Historical Society Inc


    49 West Main Street, Lakeland, GA 31635

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Lanier County, Georgia


Bay


(1) Clothespole Bay  

Bridge


(1) Dixon Mill Bridge  

Building


(1) James E Branch Fire Station   (2) Lakeland - Lanier Fire And Rescue   (3) Lakeland Police Department   (4) Lanier County Fire Department Station 2 Stockton   (5) Lanier County Fire Department Station 3   (6) Lanier County Fire Department Station 4 Mud Creek   (7) Lanier County Sheriff S Department   (8) Robert L Patten Probation Detention Center  

Cemetery


(1) Hendley Cemetery   (2) Lovejoy Cemetery  

Church


(1) Browning Chapel   (2) Camp Creek Church   (3) Carter Chapel   (4) Empire Church   (5) Fender Church   (6) First Born Church   (7) Guthrie Church   (8) Irene Church   (9) Knight Memorial Church   (10) Mud Creek Church   (11) New Prospect Church   (12) Oak Grove Church   (13) Saint Louis Church   (14) Silver Hill Church   (15) Stockton Baptist Church   (16) Union Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lakeland   (2) East Lanier Division   (3) Lakeland Division   (4) Lanier County  

Dam


(1) Banks Lake Dam   (2) Howell Lake Dam   (3) Lake Irma Dam  

Flat


(1) Bennett Bay   (2) Friars Bay  

Hospital


(1) Louis Smith Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Lightsey Hammock   (2) Pine Islands   (3) The Rocks  

Lake


(1) Banks Lake   (2) Fish Pond  

Locale


(1) Courthouse  

Populated Place


(1) Greenwood   (2) Lakeland   (3) Sirmans   (4) Stockton   (5) Teeterville  

Reservoir


(1) Banks Lake   (2) Carter Lake   (3) Darsey Pond   (4) Howell Lake   (5) Lake Irma   (6) Pattens Pond  

School


(1) Lanier County High School   (2) Lanier County Middle School   (3) Lanier County Primary School  

Stream


(1) Alligator Run   (2) Ben Creek   (3) Big Creek   (4) Camp Creek   (5) Copeland Branch   (6) Cross Creek   (7) Dampier Branch   (8) Darsey Mill Branch   (9) Dixon Mill Creek   (10) Fivemile Creek   (11) Knight Creek   (12) Mill Creek   (13) Moore Branch   (14) Mud Creek   (15) Tenmile Creek   (16) Walker Creek  

Swamp


(1) Bee Pond Flats   (2) Berryhill Pond   (3) Devils Bay   (4) Fish Pond Bay   (5) Lee Pond   (6) Milltown Bay   (7) Sow Bay   (8) Steve Bay   (9) Trail Pond  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lanier County, Georgia

31635 (pop. 4,825) 31649 (pop. 885)


Counties Nearby Lanier County, Georgia

Berrien County, GA  (pop. 16,814) 16.8 Miles
Lowndes County, GA  (pop. 113,129) 17.9 Miles
Clinch County, GA  (pop. 7,004) 21.5 Miles
Atkinson County, GA  (pop. 8,124) 21.9 Miles
Cook County, GA  (pop. 16,419) 23.2 Miles
Echols County, GA  (pop. 4,157) 23.7 Miles
Brooks County, GA  (pop. 16,324) 32.8 Miles
Coffee County, GA  (pop. 43,126) 37.4 Miles
Tift County, GA  (pop. 40,893) 39.8 Miles
Ware County, GA  (pop. 35,896) 40.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lanier County, Georgia

229



Elevation in Lanier County, Georgia is 220.0 ft. (67.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lanier County, Georgia

Lat: 31.032253 N        Long: -83.064864 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 126   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 77   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 160   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 303   (10.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 290   (9.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 565   (19.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 540   (18.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 203   (6.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 76   (2.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 75   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 37   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 33   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 232   (7.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 213   (7.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,508

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 296

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 51

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 3

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 : 22

Bicycle : 14

Walked : 42

Other means : 262

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 120

5 to 9 minutes : 259

10 to 14 minutes : 369

15 to 19 minutes : 331

20 to 24 minutes : 334

25 to 29 minutes : 440

30 to 34 minutes : 609

35 to 39 minutes : 202

40 to 44 minutes : 224

45 to 59 minutes : 122

60 to 89 minutes : 168

90 or more minutes : 38


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 768

No Social Security income : 2,171


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 420

No retirement income : 2,519


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 219

$10,000 to $14,999 : 132

$15,000 to $19,999 : 242

$20,000 to $24,999 : 222

$25,000 to $29,999 : 167

$30,000 to $34,999 : 136

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $44,999 : 195

$45,000 to $49,999 : 113

$50,000 to $59,999 : 311

$60,000 to $74,999 : 290

$75,000 to $99,999 : 144

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 54


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,045


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Lanier County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 267  (15.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 204  (11.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 135  (7.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 72  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 475  (27.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 393  (31.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 251  (19.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 472  (37.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Lanier County, Georgia

Employed: 3,804
Unemployed: 153



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.30 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.30 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 98 Farms In Lanier County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lanier County, Georgia

Farmers & Merchants Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $553.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 45

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lanier County, Georgia

  • Moody AFB


    (about 8.8 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Valdosta Regional


    (about 21.4 miles in Clyattville, Georgia; Airport Code: VLD)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 37.1 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Spence


    (about 38.5 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Waycross-Ware County


    (about 42.3 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Waycross Ga


    (about 42.3 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 43.8 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 43.8 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Thomasville Regional


    (about 49.2 miles in Thomasville, Georgia; Airport Code: TVI)

  • Lake City Gateway


    (about 65.5 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Lake City Municipal


    (about 65.5 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Perry-Foley


    (about 73.3 miles in Perry, Florida; Airport Code: FPY)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 75.2 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Tallahassee Regional


    (about 88.1 miles in Tallahassee, Florida; Airport Code: TLH)

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 89.9 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • Jacksonville International


    (about 90.1 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: JAX)

  • Cecil Field


    (about 90.2 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Cecil


    (about 90.2 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Decatur County Industrial Air Park


    (about 93.2 miles in Brinson, Georgia; Airport Code: BGE)

  • Glynco NAS


    (about 95.2 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: NEA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lanier County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.76%

Carpooled

16.21%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.10%

Walked

2.38%

Other Means

1.71%

Worked At Home

1.84%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,519

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 233

Female householder, no husband present : 674

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 473

Householder not living alone : 40


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 47

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 27

All other households : 2,865


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 940

Renter-occupied housing units : 579

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 158

Renter-occupied housing units : 75

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 298

Renter-occupied housing units : 376

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 315

Renter-occupied housing units : 198


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 370

$10,000 to $14,999 : 254

$15,000 to $19,999 : 262

$20,000 to $24,999 : 282

$25,000 to $29,999 : 182

$30,000 to $34,999 : 138

$35,000 to $39,999 : 103

$40,000 to $44,999 : 185

$45,000 to $49,999 : 126

$50,000 to $59,999 : 373

$60,000 to $74,999 : 326

$75,000 to $99,999 : 144

$100,000 to $124,999 : 87

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 54


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Total : 3,578


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Occupied : 2,939

Vacant : 639


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 145

Built 2000 to 2004 : 125

Built 1990 to 1999 : 694

Built 1980 to 1989 : 849

Built 1970 to 1979 : 644

Built 1960 to 1969 : 256

Built 1950 to 1959 : 517

Built 1940 to 1949 : 136

Built 1939 or earlier : 212


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 143

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 267

Electricity : 2,506

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 23


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lanier County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 135

$10,000 to $14,999 : 114

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 128

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 98

$35,000 to $39,999 : 79

$40,000 to $49,999 : 66

$50,000 to $59,999 : 93

$60,000 to $69,999 : 124

$70,000 to $79,999 : 111

$80,000 to $89,999 : 87

$90,000 to $99,999 : 45

$100,000 to $124,999 : 88

$125,000 to $149,999 : 111

$150,000 to $174,999 : 67

$175,000 to $199,999 : 111

$200,000 to $249,999 : 86

$250,000 to $299,999 : 55

$300,000 to $399,999 : 10

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 32

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lanier 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 : 6

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 959

Housing units without a mortgage : 742


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $191,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $68,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $55,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $40,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $90,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $60,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $24,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $121,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lanier County, Georgia: 72.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lanier 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 22 22 $1,719,195
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $214,000
  Total

23 30 $1,933,195
2000        
  Single Family 23 23 $1,321,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $290,000
  Total

25 39 $1,611,000
2001        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,198,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,198,000
2002        
  Single Family 19 19 $1,333,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $1,333,000
2003        
  Single Family 21 21 $1,830,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $1,830,400
2004        
  Single Family 91 91 $6,618,000
  Two Family 2 4 $180,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $200,000
  Total

94 100 $6,998,000
2005        
  Single Family 91 91 $7,311,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

91 91 $7,311,000
2006        
  Single Family 110 110 $9,725,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $350,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

112 118 $10,075,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lanier County, GA): $29,171
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lanier County): $50,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lanier County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 8.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.2%
Electricity: 70.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 1.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lanier County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 80%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 19.62%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.38%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lanier County): $394
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lanier 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 Lanier County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lanier 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

Atkinson Visiting Nurses Service, Inc


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

Hospitals Close To Lanier County, Georgia

Berrien County Hospital


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

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

Clinch Memorial Hospital


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

Memorial Hospital Of Adel Inc


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

Nursing Homes Close To Lanier County, Georgia

Lakeland Villa Conv Center


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

Berrien Nursing Center


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lanier County, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 68 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lanier County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 650
    Disabled Workers: 250
    Widowers Workers: 120
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 150


(updated 2007)



Lanier County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.43%
  • Other 0.58%



(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 Lanier County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Lanier County, GA

11.91 % of Lanier County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,429

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Lowndes County , GA 4.84 % ($23,937 AGI )
  • Berrien County , GA 1.40 % ($21,344 AGI )

Relocation away from Lanier County, GA

11.13 % of Lanier 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 $24,759

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lowndes County , GA 4.05 % ($24,185 AGI )
  • Berrien County , GA 1.28 % ($21,034 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 Lanier County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Lanier County, Georgia


On 10/28/1995, a tornado touched down 1.23 miles from the center of Lanier County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/25/1982, a tornado touched down 7.59 miles from the center of Lanier County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 5 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 04/24/2000, a tornado touched down 8.08 miles from the center of Lanier County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 02/04/1959, a tornado touched down 8.31 miles from the center of Lanier County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 02/08/1971, a tornado touched down 8.31 miles from the center of Lanier County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 (with heavy rain) . There were 2 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Lanier County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/01/1997, 03:55 pm 0 0 $20K --
         
Lightning        
07/21/2002, 05:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/23/2007, 02:45 am 0 0 $1K --
06/12/2007, 06:27 am 0 0 $10K --
06/12/2007, 06:11 am 0 0 $50K --
08/04/2006, 05:25 pm 0 0 $100K --
05/28/2006, 04:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/28/2006, 04:10 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/10/2006, 07:34 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/08/2006, 05:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/13/2003, 09:30 am 0 0 $1K --
12/24/2002, 10:30 am 0 0 $10K --
08/09/2000, 06:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/22/2000, 04:05 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/05/1998, 07:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/28/1996, 10:20 am 0 0 $10K --
         



Tornados In Lanier County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1995-10-28 -- 30 1 0 0 $10K --
  1980-04-04 -- 20 1 0 0 $3K --
  1975-01-25 10 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1973-12-30 -- 33 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1971-02-08 1 100 1 0 2 $25K --
  1968-03-11 1 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1962-06-08 2 30 1 0 0 $250K --
  1959-06-30 1 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1959-02-04 8 200 1 0 0 $25K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Lanier County, Georgia

  • Tropical Storm: ALMA - Wind Speed: 55 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 Lanier 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)



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