Community Profile

Population
Pickens County - 2004 Estimate 29,640
2000 Census22,983
% Change Population 2000 to 2006 29.0%
Georgia - 2006 Estimate 9,363,941
2000 Census8,186,453
% Change Population 2000 to 2006 14.4%

Predictions
2008 Forecast31,324
2010 Forecast34,046
2020 Forecast51,121
Average Household Income$30,927.00

Education
Number of 2006 Graduates217
Average SAT Score - Pickens County (2005/06) 1512
Average SAT Score - Georgia (2005/06) 1494

Age Distribution
18 - 247.7%
25 - 4429.8%
45 - 6425.8%
65 & Up13.2%

Housing
Estimated Housing Units, 200513,073
Homeownership Rate, 2000 7,354

Labor
Labor Force 200614,787
Unemployment Rate 20063.7%

Tax Information
Millage Rate - Pickens County21.73
Millage Rate - Gilmer County21.66
Millage Rate - Fannin County20.17
Millage Rate - Murray County22.15
Sales Tax Rate - Pickens County7%

Quality of Life
Total Index Crime Rate - Pickens County8.19 (per 1000)
Total Index Crime Rate - Gilmer County12.33
Total Index Crime Rate - Murray County14.95
Total Index Crime Rate - Whitfield County50.40
Total Index Crime Rate - Georgia43.72

Sources:
Georgia Department of Labor
GBI & FBI websites
NGRDC
National Decision Systems
United States Census Bureau For further demographic information click here

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