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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 465   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 270   (2.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 380   (2.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 942   (6.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,301   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,970   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 3,313   (24.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,390   (10.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 535   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 688   (5.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 307   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 100   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 914   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,185   (8.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Sumter County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 543

1 vehicle available : 2,256

2 vehicles available : 582

3 vehicles available : 126

4 or more vehicles available : 6

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 292

1 vehicle available : 947

2 vehicles available : 1,551

3 vehicles available : 734

4 or more vehicles available : 125

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 301

1 vehicle available : 461

2 vehicles available : 612

3 vehicles available : 238

4 or more vehicles available : 76

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 135

1 vehicle available : 621

2 vehicles available : 702

3 vehicles available : 533

4 or more vehicles available : 294


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Sumter County, Georgia)

1-person household:

No workers : 2,003

1 worker : 1,510

2-person household:

No workers : 1,281

1 worker : 1,436

2 workers : 932

3-person household:

No workers : 308

1 worker : 869

2 workers : 393

3 workers : 118

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 470

1 worker : 800

2 workers : 676

3 or more workers : 339


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Sumter County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,066

5 to 9 minutes : 1,544

10 to 14 minutes : 2,307

15 to 19 minutes : 1,885

20 to 24 minutes : 1,534

25 to 29 minutes : 427

30 to 34 minutes : 987

35 to 39 minutes : 248

40 to 44 minutes : 115

45 to 59 minutes : 490

60 to 89 minutes : 350

90 or more minutes : 256


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Sumter County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,815  (24.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 857  (11.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,050  (14.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 258  (3.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,330  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,428  (35.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,458  (21.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,060  (30.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 21  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 63  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in Sumter County, Georgia

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

3.00%

Mining

1.11%

Construction

5.52%

Manufacturing

13.02%

Wholesale Trade

1.80%

Retail Trade

5.43%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

2.39%

Utilities

0.73%

Information

0.57%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

0.72%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.53%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

0.68%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

1.54%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

3.98%

Health Care And Social Assistance

2.36%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.66%

Accommodation And Food Services

1.43%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

2.96%

Public Administration

3.45%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.30%

Mining

0.04%

Construction

0.39%

Manufacturing

6.66%

Wholesale Trade

0.92%

Retail Trade

5.88%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

0.75%

Utilities

0.31%

Information

0.80%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

1.28%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.23%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

1.02%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

0.91%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

8.23%

Health Care And Social Assistance

10.83%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.31%

Accommodation And Food Services

3.19%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

3.53%

Public Administration

2.51%


(updated 2010)



Employment Rate In Sumter County, Georgia

Employed: 13,849
Unemployed: 926



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

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 22.3%
  • 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: 16.8%
  • Other: 60.9%



Water Usage In Sumter County, Georgia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 24.40 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 24.40 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 17.98 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 17.98 Mgal/d





There are 359 Farms In Sumter County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sumter County, Georgia

Citizens Bank Of Americus - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $703.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

Synovus Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $52.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 240

Peoplessouth Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $474.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 20

(updated 2014)



Salary Income in Sumter County, Georgia (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

76.17%

No Wage Or Salary Income

23.83%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in Sumter County, Georgia (1999)

With Self-employment Income

10.58%

No Self-employment Income

89.42%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near Sumter County, Georgia

  • Jimmy Carter Regional


    (about 4.1 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Souther Field


    (about 4.2 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 35.9 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Lawson AAF


    (about 50.2 miles in Fort Mitchell, Alabama; Airport Code: LSF)

  • Columbus Metropolitan


    (about 53.6 miles in Columbus, Georgia; Airport Code: CSG)

  • Columbus Airport


    (about 53.6 miles in Columbus, Georgia; Airport Code: CSG)

  • Robins AFB


    (about 54.1 miles in Warner Robins, Georgia; Airport Code: WRB)

  • Weedon Field


    (about 54.7 miles in Eufaula, Alabama; Airport Code: EUF)

  • Middle Georgia Regional


    (about 55.0 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MCN)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 60.1 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Macon Downtown


    (about 65.0 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MAC)

  • Harris County


    (about 67.4 miles in Pine Mountain, Georgia; Airport Code: PIM)

  • Spence


    (about 69.7 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Moultrie Thomasville


    (about 71.9 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Moultrie/Thomasville Airport


    (about 71.9 miles in Coolidge, Georgia; Airport Code: MGR)

  • Decatur County Industrial Air Park


    (about 78.9 miles in Brinson, Georgia; Airport Code: BGE)

  • W H Bud Barron


    (about 79.4 miles in Dublin, Georgia; Airport Code: DBN)

  • Lanett Municipal


    (about 80.3 miles in Valley, Alabama; Airport Code: LNT)

  • Headland Municipal


    (about 80.5 miles in Headland, Alabama; Airport Code: VWA)

  • Auburn-Opelika


    (about 81.6 miles in Auburn, Alabama; Airport Code: AUO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sumter County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.50%

Carpooled

18.61%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.03%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.21%

Motorcycle

0.07%

Bicycle

0.05%

Walked

2.36%

Other Means

0.72%

Worked At Home

1.45%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in Sumter County, Georgia

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

3.76%

Farmers And Farm Managers

1.09%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.37%

Financial Specialists

0.57%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.47%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.78%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.27%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.49%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.87%

Legal Occupations

0.15%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

2.58%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.35%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

1.04%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.01%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.18%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

1.80%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.41%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

1.09%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.78%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.78%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

4.44%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

2.97%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

1.82%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.75%

Construction Trades Workers

4.68%

Extraction Workers

0.28%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

3.67%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

7.29%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.16%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.0%

Motor Vehicle Operators

3.00%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.49%

Material Moving Workers

3.50%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

2.48%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.12%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.47%

Financial Specialists

0.87%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.23%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.23%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.09%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.10%

Community And Social Services Occupations

1.40%

Legal Occupations

0.43%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

5.90%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.59%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

2.52%

Health Technologists And Technicians

1.72%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

2.53%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.43%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.06%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

3.20%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.81%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

2.25%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

4.47%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

10.07%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.15%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.0%

Construction Trades Workers

0.32%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.12%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

4.59%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.0%

Motor Vehicle Operators

0.40%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.0%

Material Moving Workers

0.58%


(updated 2010)



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