Demographics

Community Profile

Population
Pickens County - 2015 Estimate 30,074
2010 Census29,422
% Change Population 2010 to 20153.0%
Georgia - 2015 Estimate 10,214,860
2010 Census9,688,681
% Change Population 2000 to 2006 5.4%

Predictions
2020 Forecast51,121
Average Household Income$50,616.00

Education
Number of 2013 Graduates224
Average SAT Score - Pickens County (2013) 1475
Average SAT Score - Georgia (2013) 1452

Age Distribution
15 - 2411.2%
25 - 4417.9%
45 - 6422.1%
65 & Up19.6%

Housing
Estimated Housing Units, 201513,705
Homeownership Rate, 201577.3%

Labor
Labor Force 201514,145
Unemployment Rate 20154.6%

Tax Information
Millage Rate - Pickens County21.23
Millage Rate - Gilmer County25.59
Millage Rate - Fannin County20.17
Millage Rate - Murray County22.75
Sales Tax Rate - Pickens County7%

Quality of Life
Total Index Crime Rate - Pickens County15.65 (per 1,000)
Total Index Crime Rate - Dawson County20.94 (per 1,000)
Total Index Crime Rate - Bartow County36.6 (per 1,000)
Total Index Crime Rate - Whitfield County30.94 (per 1,000)
Total Index Crime Rate - Georgia36.24 (per 1,000)

Sources:
GBI & FBI Websites
NGRDC 
Georgia Department of Labor 
National Decision Systems 
United States Census  Bureau
Pickens County Board of Education
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