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Demographics Analysis

The people of Wheeler 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
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 205

5 to 9 years : 161

10 to 14 years : 181

15 to 17 years : 129

18 and 19 years : 83

20 years : 34

21 years : 49

22 to 24 years : 298

25 to 29 years : 525

30 to 34 years : 410

35 to 39 years : 389

40 to 44 years : 269

45 to 49 years : 406

50 to 54 years : 294

55 to 59 years : 257

60 and 61 years : 65

62 to 64 years : 119

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 53

70 to 74 years : 82

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 29

85 years and over : 38

Female:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 9 years : 136

10 to 14 years : 253

15 to 17 years : 85

18 and 19 years : 76

20 years : 49

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 48

25 to 29 years : 208

30 to 34 years : 147

35 to 39 years : 127

40 to 44 years : 70

45 to 49 years : 231

50 to 54 years : 171

55 to 59 years : 204

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 95

65 and 66 years : 64

67 to 69 years : 41

70 to 74 years : 67

75 to 79 years : 67

80 to 84 years : 166

85 years and over : 158


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,077

Multiple ancestry : 345

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 20

Ancestry not reported : 377


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,720

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 29

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 35

Not a U.S. citizen : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 288

5 to 17 years : 945

18 to 24 years : 669

25 to 34 years : 1,290

35 to 44 years : 855

45 to 54 years : 1,102

55 to 59 years : 461

60 and 61 years : 182

62 to 64 years : 214

65 to 74 years : 332

75 years and over : 481

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 288

5 to 17 years : 844

18 to 24 years : 544

25 to 34 years : 1,142

35 to 44 years : 616

45 to 54 years : 923

55 to 59 years : 452

60 and 61 years : 172

62 to 64 years : 188

65 to 74 years : 280

75 years and over : 462

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 101

18 to 24 years : 70

25 to 34 years : 139

35 to 44 years : 239

45 to 54 years : 158

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 38

75 years and over : 19

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

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 : 26

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,433

Female : 2,478

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 627

Female : 182

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 38

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 26

Female : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 3,546

Born in other state in the United States : 493

Native: born outside the United States : 19

Foreign born : 28


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,673

Now married, except separated : 2,020

Divorced : 625

Separated : 176

Widowed : 458

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 392

Now married, except separated : 174

Divorced : 113

Separated : 5

Widowed : 65

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 26

Now married, except separated : 35

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 6,345

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 78

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 39

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Wheeler County, Georgia

  • Other Groups: 1,486   (48.9%)
  • United States Or American: 644   (21.2%)
  • Irish: 303   (10.0%)
  • English: 179   (5.9%)
  • German: 142   (4.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 69   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 58   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 51   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 29   (1.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 24   (0.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 15   (0.5%)
  • European: 14   (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.3%)
  • British: 6   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Wheeler County, Georgia is 6,819



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Wheeler County, Georgia: 4,124
Female Population in Wheeler County, Georgia: 2,695


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Wheeler County, Georgia: 34.8
Median Female Resident Age in Wheeler County, Georgia: 45.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Wheeler County, Georgia


White


Both sexes

41.1

Male

40.4

Female

42.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.8

Male

33.3

Female

38.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.5

Male

62.0

Female

50.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.0

Male

34.5

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.0

Male

28.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.8

Male

22.5

Female

21.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.3

Male

24.5

Female

25.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.4

Male

26.6

Female

25.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.9

Male

41.1

Female

43.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Wheeler County, Georgia


  • White: 4,086
  • African American: 2,694
  • American Indian: 18
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 21
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 54   (2.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 39   (1.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 62   (2.64%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 270   (11.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 136   (5.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 109   (4.64%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (2.04%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 84   (3.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,022   (43.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 67   (2.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 276   (11.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 80   (3.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 54   (2.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (1.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (0.77%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (1.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (1.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 69   (3.85%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 94   (5.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 108   (6.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 77   (4.29%)
  • 11th Grade: 68   (3.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 64   (3.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 711   (39.65%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 138   (7.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 160   (8.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 62   (3.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 127   (7.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (2.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.67%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.33%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Wheeler County, Georgia

  • Wheeler County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Mcrae Street, Alamo, GA 30411, Phone: (912) 568-7198, Students: 1,087 )

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

  • Wheeler County High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Snowhill Road, Alamo, GA 30411, Phone: (912) 568-7166, Students: 547 )

  • Wheeler County Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Highway 126, Alamo, GA 30411, Phone: (912) 568-7159, Students: 540 )

  • Tri-county Alternative School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: P.o. Box 84, Glenwood, GA 30428, Phone: (912) 523-5169, )

  • River Quest Psychoeducational Program


    ( Location: P. O. Box 385, Alamo, GA 30411, Phone: (478) 589-7310, )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Wheeler County, Georgia

  • Wheeler County Library


    61 W. Main Street, Alamo, GA 30411

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Wheeler County, Georgia


  • Old Mobeetie Texas Association Jail Museum


    , Mobeetie, TX 79061

  • Pioneer West Museum


    , Shamrock, TX 79079

  • Pioneer West Museum


    Po Box 101, Shamrock, TX 79079

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Wheeler County, Georgia


Building


(1) Alamo Police Department   (2) Alamo Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Glenwood City Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Glenwood Police Department   (5) Stuckey Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Wheeler Correctional Facility   (7) Wheeler County Courthouse   (8) Wheeler County Emergency Medical Services   (9) Wheeler County Jail   (10) Wheeler County Sheriff S Office  

Cemetery


(1) Adams Cemetery   (2) Alamo Cemetery   (3) Benton Cemetery   (4) Boatwright Cemetery   (5) Browning Cemetery   (6) Clark Cemetery   (7) Erick Cemetery   (8) Grimes Cemetery   (9) Hinson Cemetery   (10) Jones Cemetery   (11) Livingston Cemetery   (12) Mason Cemetery   (13) Mcrae Cemetery   (14) New Stuckey Cemetery   (15) Oak Grove Cemetery   (16) Purvis Cemetery   (17) Smith Cemetery   (18) Spencer And Baker Cemetery   (19) Starlight Cemetery   (20) Stuart Cemetery   (21) Troop Grave   (22) Williams Cemetery  

Church


(1) Alamo Church   (2) Browning Church   (3) Erick Church   (4) Free Run Church   (5) Friendship Church   (6) Hope Church   (7) Horne Mission Church   (8) Little Rock Church   (9) Macedonia Church   (10) Mount Carmel Church   (11) Pleasant Hill Church   (12) Sardis Church   (13) Shiloh Church   (14) Snowhill Church   (15) Sprauling Grove Church   (16) Starlight Church   (17) Stuart Chapel   (18) Stuckey Church   (19) Union Church  

Civil


(1) Alamo Division   (2) City Of Glenwood   (3) Glenwood Division   (4) Town Of Alamo   (5) Wheeler County  

Dam


(1) Coleman Lake Dam   (2) Jordan Lake Dam   (3) Morris Lake Dam   (4) O Quinns Pond Dam   (5) Smith Pond Dam   (6) Stewart Pond Dam   (7) Thompson Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Lower Oconee Community Hospital  

Populated Place


(1) Alamo   (2) Avants   (3) Erick   (4) Glenwood   (5) Jordan   (6) Stuckey  

Reservoir


(1) Coleman Lake   (2) Jordan Lake   (3) Morris Lake   (4) O Quinns Pond   (5) Smith Pond   (6) Stewart Pond   (7) Thompson Lake  

School


(1) Wheeler County Elementary School   (2) Wheeler County High School   (3) Wheeler County Primary School  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Buck Creek   (3) Camp Creek   (4) Eddards Creek   (5) Larry Creek   (6) Little Creek   (7) Lotts Creek   (8) Mcallistor Mill Creek   (9) Whitewater Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Wheeler County, Georgia

30411 (pop. 3,589) 30428 (pop. 2,470)


Counties Nearby Wheeler County, Georgia

Telfair County, GA  (pop. 13,146) 12.9 Miles
Montgomery County, GA  (pop. 8,939) 13.3 Miles
Treutlen County, GA  (pop. 6,907) 20.8 Miles
Jeff Davis County, GA  (pop. 13,312) 21.8 Miles
Toombs County, GA  (pop. 27,251) 22.6 Miles
Dodge County, GA  (pop. 21,354) 25.1 Miles
Laurens County, GA  (pop. 48,010) 27.7 Miles
Appling County, GA  (pop. 17,871) 36.2 Miles
Johnson County, GA  (pop. 9,202) 39.2 Miles
Bleckley County, GA  (pop. 12,584) 39.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Wheeler County, Georgia

229



Elevation in Wheeler County, Georgia is 180.0 ft. (55.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Wheeler County, Georgia

Lat: 32.127572 N        Long: -82.742799 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 88   (4.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 132   (6.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 93   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 264   (13.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 210   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 374   (18.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 322   (16.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 86   (4.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 57   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 25   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 194   (9.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 103   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,741

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 163

In 3-person carpool : 55

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 12

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

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 : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 11

Other means : 14

Worked at home : 35


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 79

5 to 9 minutes : 170

10 to 14 minutes : 507

15 to 19 minutes : 387

20 to 24 minutes : 358

25 to 29 minutes : 41

30 to 34 minutes : 286

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 100

60 to 89 minutes : 6

90 or more minutes : 41


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 543

No Social Security income : 1,237


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 172

No retirement income : 1,608


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 91

$10,000 to $14,999 : 90

$15,000 to $19,999 : 61

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 77

$35,000 to $39,999 : 103

$40,000 to $44,999 : 82

$45,000 to $49,999 : 108

$50,000 to $59,999 : 100

$60,000 to $74,999 : 175

$75,000 to $99,999 : 163

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,792


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Wheeler County, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 135  (11.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 163  (14.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 78  (6.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 106  (9.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 263  (22.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 352  (38.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 212  (23.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 205  (22.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Wheeler County, Georgia

Employed: 2,939
Unemployed: 175



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.26 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.26 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 3.69 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.69 Mgal/d





There are 132 Farms In Wheeler County, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Wheeler County, Georgia

Wheeler County State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $176.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Wheeler County, Georgia

  • Vidalia Regional


    (about 22.0 miles in Vidalia, Georgia; Airport Code: VDI)

  • W H Bud Barron


    (about 33.4 miles in Dublin, Georgia; Airport Code: DBN)

  • Robins AFB


    (about 60.9 miles in Warner Robins, Georgia; Airport Code: WRB)

  • Statesboro Municipal


    (about 63.6 miles in Statesboro, Georgia; Airport Code: TBR)

  • Statesboro-Bulloch County


    (about 63.7 miles in Statesboro, Georgia; Airport Code: TBR)

  • Waycross Ga


    (about 64.0 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Waycross-Ware County


    (about 64.1 miles in Waycross, Georgia; Airport Code: AYS)

  • Henry Tift Myers


    (about 64.7 miles in Tifton, Georgia; Airport Code: TMA)

  • Middle Georgia Regional


    (about 65.8 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MCN)

  • Macon Downtown


    (about 67.7 miles in Macon, Georgia; Airport Code: MAC)

  • Wright AAF/Midcoast Regional


    (about 71.1 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • Wright AAF


    (about 71.1 miles in Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airport Code: LIY)

  • Moody AFB


    (about 84.4 miles in Moody Afb, Georgia; Airport Code: VAD)

  • Souther Field


    (about 84.6 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Jimmy Carter Regional


    (about 84.6 miles in Americus, Georgia; Airport Code: VWT)

  • Spence


    (about 88.8 miles in Moultrie, Georgia; Airport Code: MUL)

  • Savannah/Hilton Head International


    (about 90.1 miles in Garden City, Georgia; Airport Code: SAV)

  • Hunter AAF


    (about 93.8 miles in Hunter Aaf, Georgia; Airport Code: SVN)

  • Southwest Georgia Regional


    (about 94.7 miles in Albany, Georgia; Airport Code: ABY)

  • Glynco NAS


    (about 96.0 miles in Brunswick, Georgia; Airport Code: NEA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Wheeler County, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.94%

Carpooled

23.08%

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

0.15%

Walked

2.24%

Other Means

1.76%

Worked At Home

2.83%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 938

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 77

Female householder, no husband present : 200

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 508

Householder not living alone : 57


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 38

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,742


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 756

Renter-occupied housing units : 182

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 70

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 108

Renter-occupied housing units : 92

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 424

Renter-occupied housing units : 141


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 310

$10,000 to $14,999 : 213

$15,000 to $19,999 : 126

$20,000 to $24,999 : 80

$25,000 to $29,999 : 66

$30,000 to $34,999 : 69

$35,000 to $39,999 : 132

$40,000 to $44,999 : 97

$45,000 to $49,999 : 128

$50,000 to $59,999 : 153

$60,000 to $74,999 : 186

$75,000 to $99,999 : 163

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Total : 2,155


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Occupied : 1,780

Vacant : 375


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 36

Built 1990 to 1999 : 319

Built 1980 to 1989 : 306

Built 1970 to 1979 : 444

Built 1960 to 1969 : 519

Built 1950 to 1959 : 235

Built 1940 to 1949 : 94

Built 1939 or earlier : 188


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Utility gas : 166

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 244

Electricity : 1,302

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 65

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wheeler County, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 63

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 73

$20,000 to $24,999 : 62

$25,000 to $29,999 : 53

$30,000 to $34,999 : 85

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $49,999 : 89

$50,000 to $59,999 : 63

$60,000 to $69,999 : 154

$70,000 to $79,999 : 100

$80,000 to $89,999 : 154

$90,000 to $99,999 : 55

$100,000 to $124,999 : 93

$125,000 to $149,999 : 66

$150,000 to $174,999 : 44

$175,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 to $249,999 : 23

$250,000 to $299,999 : 30

$300,000 to $399,999 : 12

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 15

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wheeler 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 5

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 488

Housing units without a mortgage : 865


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $96,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $63,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $32,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $75,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $72,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $69,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $85,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $46,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wheeler County, Georgia: 70.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Wheeler 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 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $30,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $30,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Wheeler County, GA): $24,053
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wheeler County): $45,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wheeler County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 14.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 30.9%
Electricity: 49.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Wheeler County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 97.55%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 2.45%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wheeler County): $249
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Wheeler County): $525


(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 Wheeler County, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Wheeler County, Georgia

Vna Of Telfair Co Inc


     Address: 1650 South Third Avenue; Hwy 441, Mc Rae, Georgia 31055
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/1/1982

Three Rivers Home Health Servi


     Address: 106 Second St, Soperton, Georgia 30457
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/10/1998

Careone Home Health Services


     Address: 201 Maple Drive, Vidalia, Georgia 30474
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1983

Three Rivers Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 205 Foster St, Eastman, Georgia 31023
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1979

Altamaha Homecare, Inc


     Address: 52 N Oak Street, Baxley, Georgia 31513
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/29/1979

Hospitals Close To Wheeler County, Georgia

Taylor Telfair Regional Hospital


     Address: Highway 341, Mc Rae, Georgia 31055
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Meadows Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: 1703 Meadows Ln, Vidalia, Georgia 30474
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Dodge County Hospital


     Address: 901 Griffin Ave, Eastman, Georgia 31023
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Fairview Park Hospital


     Address: 200 Industrial Boulevard, Dublin, Georgia 31021
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Appling Hospital


     Address: 301 E Tollison Street, Baxley, Georgia 31513
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Wheeler County, Georgia

Accord Nursing Center


     Address: P O Box 689, Glenwood, Georgia 30428
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Lumber City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 245 Highway 19, Lumber City, Georgia 31549
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Mcrae Manor Nursing Home


     Address: 1104 South First Ave., Mc Rae, Georgia 31055
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 129
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Treutlen County Nursing Home


     Address: 404 College Street, Soperton, Georgia 30457
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Sunbridge Care & Rehab For Haz


     Address: Po Box 754, Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Wheeler County, Georgia

Name: Hatch
Address: Highway US1, Box 439; Baxley, GA 31513
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Wheeler County, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 575
    Disabled Workers: 245
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 120


(updated 2007)



Wheeler County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.34%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.17%
  • Other 0.49%



(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 Wheeler County, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Wheeler County, GA

6.61 % of Wheeler County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,680

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Telfair County , GA 1.45 % ($18,545 AGI )
  • Montgomery County , GA 0.86 % ($31,231 AGI )

Relocation away from Wheeler County, GA

7.52 % of Wheeler 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 $21,496

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Telfair County , GA 2.03 % ($16,613 AGI )
  • Toombs County , GA 1.05 % ($16,875 AGI )
  • Laurens County , GA 0.92 % ($24,143 AGI )
  • Montgomery County , GA 0.92 % ($26,929 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 Wheeler County, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Wheeler County, Georgia


On 06/06/1985, a tornado touched down 1.61 miles from the center of Wheeler County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/03/1975, a tornado touched down 2.67 miles from the center of Wheeler County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 01/08/1993, a tornado touched down 2.67 miles from the center of Wheeler County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 05/03/1984, a tornado touched down 2.67 miles from the center of Wheeler County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 03/18/1981, a tornado touched down 9.39 miles from the center of Wheeler County, Georgia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Wheeler County, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/14/1997, 04:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
10/30/1993, 05:00 am 0 0 $5K --
03/31/1993, 03:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
         



Tornados In Wheeler County, Georgia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1993-01-08 2 75 1 0 0 $5M --



Hurricanes And Storms In Wheeler County, Georgia

  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 25 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Wheeler County, Georgia



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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 Wheeler 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)



Jails in Wheeler County, Georgia


  • Wheeler County Jail


    208 West Forest Street, Alamo, GA 30411
    Confined: 5


(updated 2006)



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