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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lowndes County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11,800

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,714

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 780

Renter-occupied housing units : 808

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,586

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,960

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,893

Renter-occupied housing units : 10,170


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,069

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,333

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,627

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,486

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,554

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,582

Householder 75 years and over : 625

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 336

Householder 35 to 44 years : 520

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,189

Householder 55 to 59 years : 760

Householder 60 to 64 years : 769

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,541

Householder 75 years and over : 1,668


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 495

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,440

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,743

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,003

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,104

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,517

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,385

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 2,004

50.0 percent or more : 4,978

Not computed : 1,983


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $130,600

Built 2000 to 2009 : $187,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $136,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $110,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $115,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $111,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $101,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $92,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $159,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Lowndes County, Georgia: 65.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lowndes 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 160 160 $9,755,436
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $147,437
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

161 164 $9,902,873
2000        
  Single Family 188 188 $10,009,348
  Two Family 4 8 $406,186
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $179,581
  Five or More Family 11 373 $6,674,000
  Total

204 573 $17,269,115
2001        
  Single Family 142 142 $12,169,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $100,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

143 145 $12,269,100
2002        
  Single Family 255 255 $25,298,329
  Two Family 2 4 $218,722
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 15 130 $4,675,000
  Total

272 389 $30,192,051
2003        
  Single Family 304 304 $31,519,526
  Two Family 4 8 $485,292
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $348,549
  Total

309 318 $32,353,367
2004        
  Single Family 226 226 $28,380,123
  Two Family 6 12 $704,790
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $500,000
  Five or More Family 40 473 $23,015,484
  Total

274 717 $52,600,397
2005        
  Single Family 373 373 $41,518,233
  Two Family 22 44 $3,599,376
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $476,840
  Five or More Family 4 66 $4,881,930
  Total

401 490 $50,476,379
2006        
  Single Family 497 497 $52,726,904
  Two Family 14 28 $2,430,768
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 16 154 $9,954,400
  Total

527 679 $65,112,072


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lowndes County, GA): $32,132
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lowndes County): $79,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lowndes County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 24.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.6%
Electricity: 67.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lowndes County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 35.46%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.09%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 6.93%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.86%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 43.15%
  • Military quarters : 8.55%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.96%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lowndes County): $495
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lowndes County): $603


(updated 2010)



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