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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Walker County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10,939

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,548

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 664

Renter-occupied housing units : 551

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,621

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,509

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,138

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,988


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,264

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,481

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,208

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,087

Householder 60 to 64 years : 720

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,113

Householder 75 years and over : 177

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 435

Householder 35 to 44 years : 523

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,603

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,131

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,303

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,191

Householder 75 years and over : 2,126


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 177

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 484

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,095

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,038

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 904

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 670

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 144

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,001

50.0 percent or more : 1,289

Not computed : 794


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $24,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $150,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $94,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $115,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $115,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $81,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $86,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $79,300


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Walker County, Georgia: 71.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Walker 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 258 258 $20,964,808
  Two Family 3 6 $185,000
  Three and Four Family 10 39 $1,250,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

271 303 $22,399,808
2000        
  Single Family 294 294 $26,140,135
  Two Family 11 22 $595,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $278,000
  Five or More Family 1 6 $120,000
  Total

309 334 $27,133,135
2001        
  Single Family 308 308 $31,155,315
  Two Family 20 40 $1,270,000
  Three and Four Family 6 22 $535,000
  Five or More Family 2 14 $400,000
  Total

336 384 $33,360,315
2002        
  Single Family 277 277 $25,718,877
  Two Family 12 24 $1,217,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $75,000
  Five or More Family 4 58 $588,000
  Total

294 363 $27,598,877
2003        
  Single Family 415 415 $41,928,400
  Two Family 5 10 $444,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $175,000
  Five or More Family 1 6 $469,000
  Total

423 439 $43,016,400
2004        
  Single Family 512 512 $58,641,574
  Two Family 3 6 $1,155,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $170,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

516 522 $59,966,574
2005        
  Single Family 490 490 $55,755,053
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

490 490 $55,755,053
2006        
  Single Family 406 406 $50,041,852
  Two Family 9 18 $700,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

415 424 $50,741,852


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Walker County, GA): $32,406
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Walker County): $68,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Walker County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 25.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.0%
Electricity: 52.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 2.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Walker County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 61.75%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.98%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 31.67%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 0.83%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.76%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Walker County): $441
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Walker County): $648


(updated 2010)



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