Sources for the Georgia Statistics System

These are the sources of data in the Georgia Statistics System. They are organized according their main subject categories, the same is in the printed version of the Georgia County Guide.

AGRICULTURE

 

COMMODITIES: ROW & FORAGE CROPS; FRUITS, NUTS & VEGETABLES; ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE; FORESTRY & RELATED PRODUCTS; LIVESTOCK & AQUACULTURE; POULTRY & EGG: 2002

2002 Georgia Farm Gate Value Report, Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.  706-542-0760.

<http://www.agecon.uga.edu/~caed/staffreports.html>

 

FARM INCOME AND PRODUCTION EXPENSES:  2001

REIS CD-ROM 1969-2001, May 2003, Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.  202-606-5360. <http://www.bea.doc.gov>

 

FARMS, HARVESTED CROPLAND, LAND IN FARMS, SELECTED AGRICULTURAL FACTS:  1969-1997

Censuses of Agriculture, quinquennial 1969-1997, National Agricultural Statistics Service, US Dept. of Agriculture.  <http://www.usda.gov/nass/>

 

IRRIGATED FARMLAND:  2000

Georgia Irrigation Survey, 2000, The University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension Service, Rural Development Center, Tifton, GA.  912-386-3442.

 

LAND IN CONSERVATION AND WETLANDS RESERVE PROGRAMS (CRP and WRP):  2003

Summary for Active Contracts for All Program Years (1987‑2004) as of 04/30/2003, USDA, Farm Service Agency, Conservation Reserve Program-‑Monthly Contract Report, Georgia, Report ID--MEPRTN‑R1.  <http://www.fsa.usda.gov/dafp/cepd/crp_reports.htm>

 

 

COURTS AND CRIME

 

ARRESTS; INDEX (Part I) CRIMES REPORTED:  2001

GA Crime Information Center, Decatur, GA.  404-244-2880.  <http://www.ganet.org/gbi/gbistat1.html>

 

JUVENILE COURTS' COMMITMENTS AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION:  FY2001 and FY2002

GA Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Office of Public Affairs, Decatur, GA.  404-508-7147. <http://www.djj.state.ga.us/djjstats.htm>

 

STATE PRISON INMATES' HOME COUNTY; ACTIVE PROBATIONERS BY COUNTY OF CONVICTION:  2003

GA Dept. of Corrections, Planning and Analysis, Atlanta, GA.  404-651‑9935. <http://www.dcor.state.ga.us/>

 

 

ECONOMICS

 

ASSESSED PROPERTY VALUE:  2002

2002 Tax Digest Consolidated Summary--STATE, GA Dept. of Revenue, Property Tax Division, Hapeville, GA.  404-968‑0778.  <http://www2.state.ga.us/departments/dor/ptd/cds/csheets/index.html>

 

BANKRUPTCY FILINGS:  2002

US Bankruptcy Courts, Report F-5A. Business and nonbusiness bankruptcy county cases commenced, by chapter of the bankruptcy code during the twelve month period ended Dec. 31, 2002.

<http://www.uscourts.gov/bankruptcycourts.html>

 

DEPOSITS IN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:  1998-2002

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.  404-498-8852.

 

ECONOMIC RANK, MILLAGE RATES, PERSONAL INCOME TAX, SALES TAX DISTRIBUTION:  2000-2001

2002 Statistical Report, GA Dept. of Revenue, Statistics and Research, Atlanta, GA.  404-417-2205.

<http://www2.state.ga.us/departments/dor/gaforms/publica.shtml>

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND POVERTY CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE, RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN:  1999

Census 2000 Summary File 3, US Census Bureau. Atlanta Regional Office.  404-730-3832.  <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet>

 

LOTTERY SALES BY GAME:  FY 2002

Georgia Lottery Corporation, Research Department, Atlanta, GA.  404-215-5000.

 

PER CAPITA INCOME; TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME; TRANSFER PAYMENTS:  1996-2001

REIS CD-ROM 1969-2001, May 2003, Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Dept. of Commerce, Washington, DC.  202-606-5360.   <http://www.bea.doc.gov/>

 

RETAIL SALES BY STORE GROUP:  2002

Georgia Outshopping: A Preliminary Analysis of 2002 Retail Sales Data, February 2003, The University of Georgia, Business Outreach Services, Small Business Development Center, Athens, GA.  706-542-6762.      <http://research.sbdc.uga.edu/>

 

Demographics USA 2002, County Edition, TradeDimensions, Wilton, CT. <http://www.demographicsusa.com/p_demographics.html>

 

 

EDUCATION

 

(Public county schools systems)

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL DATA, NUMBER OF SCHOOLS, FISCAL DATA, GRADUATE/POSTSECONDARY DATA, STUDENT DATA, TEST DATA:  2001-2002

2001-2002 Georgia Public Education Report Card, GA Dept. of Education, Atlanta, GA, in GA--800-311-3627, or 404-656-2800.  <http://techservices.doe.k12.ga.us/reportcard/>

 

NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS:  2003

GA Dept. of Education, Atlanta, GA, in GA--800-311-3627, or 404-656-2800. <http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_dbs/schools/private.asp>

 

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN:  2000

Census 2000 Summary File 3, US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832. <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet>

 

HOPE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  FY 2002

GA Student Finance Commission, HOPE Scholarship Division, Tucker, GA.  770-724-9018.  <http://www.gsfc.org/HOPE/index.cfm>

 

LOTTERY SPENDING FOR SCHOOL SYSTEMS:  2001-2002

GA Dept. of Education, Atlanta, GA, in GA--800-311-3627 or 404-656-2800; and, Office of School Readiness, Atlanta, GA, 404-656-0285.

 

 

GOVERNMENT

 

CONSOLIDATED FEDERAL FUNDS REPORT:  2002

Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2002.  US Census Bureau, Governments Division, Washington, DC.  <http://www.census.gov/govs/www/cffr.html>

 

COUNTY CREATION

Carl Vinson Institute of Government, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.  706-542-2736.

<http://www.cviog.uga.edu/>

 

REGISTERED VOTERS, VOTING PATTERNS:  2000-2002

Voter registration totals and general election results for November 7, 2000 General Election, downloaded from internet 9/4/2003; Official Results of the November 5, 2002 General Election, 12/24/2002; and, Active Voters by Race/Gender/County, Election Date: November 5, 2002, 1/14/2003, GA Secretary of State, Elections Division, Atlanta, GA.  404-656-2871.  <http://www.sos.state.ga.us/elections/>

 

 

HEALTH

 

DISABILITY STATUS:  2000

Census 2000 Summary File 3, US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832.    <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet> <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>

 

HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES:  2002

Data derived from Annual Hospital Questionnaire and Annual Nursing Home Questionnaire, Dept. of Community Health, Atlanta, GA.  404-656-0655. <http://www.communityhealth.state.ga.us/>

 

LICENSED CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS:  2003

Child Care Licensing Section, Office of Regulatory Services, GA Dept. of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA.  404-657‑5562.  <http://www.ors.dhr.state.ga.us/>

 

MEDICARE ENROLLMENT:  2001

Medicare County Enrollment as of July 1, 2001, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Dept. of Health and Human Services.  <http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/enrollment/default.asp>

 

MEDICARE PAYMENTS:  2001

REIS CD-ROM 1969-2001, May 2003, Regional Economic Information System, Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Dept. of Commerce, Washington, DC.  202-606-5360. <http://www.bea.doc.gov/>

 


PHYSICIANS:  1990-2000

Physician Profiles, 1990-2000, GA Board for Physician Workforce, Atlanta, GA.  404-352-6476.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEMS:  2003

Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, data downloaded from Notifiable Disease Query 8/22/2003, 404-657-2558; and Office of AIDS Surveillance, 404-657-2600, Division of Public Health, GA Dept. of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA.  <http://www.ph.dhr.state.ga.us/healthdata/>

 

 

HOUSING

 

BUILDING PERMITS: 1998-2002

New Privately-Owned Residential Construction, Annual, 1998-2002, Manufacturing and Construction Division, US Census Bureau, Washington, DC.  301-763-5160.

<http://www.census.gov/const/www/permitsindex.html>

 

FAMILIES BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN; HOUSEHOLDS BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN; GROUP QUARTERS; HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS:  2000-2002

Census 2000 Summary File 1; County Housing Unit Estimates, Internet release date, July 18, 2003.

US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832. <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>

<http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet> <http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/household.php>

 

 

LABOR

 

CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE ANNUAL AVERAGES OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT:  1993-2002

CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE ANNUAL AVERAGES BY RACE AND SEX:  2000

GA Dept. of Labor, Workforce Information and Analysis, Atlanta, GA.  404-656-3177.

<http://www.dol.state.ga.us/em/workforce_info.htm>

 

US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Southeast Information Office, Atlanta, GA.  404-331-3415.  <http://stats.bls.gov/news.release/srgune.nr0.htm>

 

COMMUTING AND PLACE OF WORK:  2000

Census 2000 Summary File 3, US Census Bureau. Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832. <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet> <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>

 

ESTABLISHMENTS, EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES:  2001 Annual Averages

Georgia Employment and Wages Averages, 2001, GA Dept. of Labor, Workforce Information and Analysis, Atlanta, GA. 404-656-3177.  <http://www.dol.state.ga.us/>

 

OCCUPATIONS OF EMPLOYED PERSONS:  2000

Census 2000 Summary File 3, US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832. <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet> <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>

 

 

NATURAL RESOURCES

 

FOREST LAND, TIMBERLAND:  1997

Forest Statistics for Georgia, 1997, Resource Bulletin SRS-36, December 1998, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Asheville, NC.  828-257-4350.  <http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/>

 

LAND AND WATER AREA:  2000

G001. Geographic Identifiers. Data Set: Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, Atlanta, GA.  404-730-3832.

<http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>

 

WATER USE:  2000


Fanning, Julia L.  Water Use in Georgia by County for 2000 and Water-Use Trends for 1980-2000, Information Circular 106. US Geological Survey, GA Dept. of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, GA Geologic Survey, Atlanta, GA.  770-903-9107.  <http://ga.water.usgs.gov/pubs/other/ggs-ic106/>

 

HAZARDOUS WASTE SITES:  2003

CERCLIS Hazardous Waste Sites-Georgia, Internet download 7/29/03. US Environmental Protection Agency, Region IV, Atlanta, GA.  404-562-9891.  <http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/cursites/index.htm>

 

TOXIC RELEASES:  2001

TRI On-site and Off-site Reported Releases (in pounds) for facilities in All Industries for All Chemicals Georgia 2001, Internet download 8/27/2003, US Environmental Protection Division, Region 4 Southeast office, 404-562-9900. <http://www.epa.gov/tri/tridata/>

 

 

POPULATION

 

MEDIAN AGE BY GENDER, RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN:  2000

FARM, RURAL AND URBAN: 1990-2000

PERSONS PER SQUARE MILE:  1930-2000

RACE AND ETHNICITY; BLACK, WHITE, OTHER RACES, LATINO/HISPANIC:  1930-2000

TOTAL POPULATION, DECENNIAL CENSUSES:  1930-2000

VETERANS: 2000

Censuses of Population and Housing, 1930-1990; Census 2000 Summary Files 1 and 3, Atlanta Regional Office, Atlanta, GA.  404-730-3832. <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html>  <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet>

 

AGE GROUPS; GENDER BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN:  2002

RACE AND ETHNICITY; BLACK, WHITE, OTHER RACES, LATINO/HISPANIC:  2002

County Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: July 1, 2002. US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, Atlanta, GA.  404-730-3832. <http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/counties/coasro.php>

 

COMPONENTS OF CHANGE; MIGRATION FLOW BASED ON IRS TAX RETURNS:  2001-2002

County-to-County Migration Flow Data, Filing Years: 2001 and 2002, Statistical Information Services, Statistics of Income Division, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC. 202-874-0410 <http://www.irs.gov/taxstats/index.html>

 

COMPONENTS OF CHANGE; NATURAL INCREASE AND NET MIGRATION:  1990-2002

US Census Bureau (decennial counts, 1990 and 2000); GA Dept. of Public Health (births and deaths, April 1990 to April 2000), Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA (calculations).

Georgia Estimated Components of County Population Change: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2002. US Census Bureau, Population Division.  <http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/counties.php>

 

ESTIMATES:  1990-2002

Time Series of Georgia Intercensal Population Estimates by County: April 1, 1990 to April 1, 2000, Internet release date, April 17, 2002; and, Georgia County Population Estimates, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2002, Internet release date, April 17, 2003; US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832.

<http://eire.census.gov/popest/estimates.php>

 

PROJECTIONS:  2010

GA Dept. of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis Division, unpublished data, revised May 2002, Atlanta, GA; and, State of GA Office of Planning and Budget, Atlanta, GA. <http://www.opb.state.ga.us/op09000.htm>

 

RACE AND ETHNICITY; BLACK, WHITE, OTHER RACES:  2000 Estimates Base

Census 2000 Modified Race Data Summary File, Issued September 2002. US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, 404-730-3832. <http://eire.census.gov/popest/estimates_dataset.php>

           

RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS:  2000

Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States:  2000; Glenmary Research Center, Nashville, TN. 615-256-1905. <http://www.glenmary.org/grc>

 

RURAL-URBAN CONTINUUM CODES:  2003

Economic Research Service, USDA, Washington, DC. <http://www.ers.usda.gov/briefing/rurality/RuralUrbCon/>

 

VETERANS:  2002


County-Level Veteran Population by VISN, Age, Gender, and Year (Adjusted for Census 2000), 2000-2025, and Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures for FY2002, US Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Veteran Data and Information, Washington, DC.  <http://www.va.gov/vetdata/index.htm>

 

 

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

 

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES:  2002

Protective Services Data System, 2002 Annual Report, Division of Family and Children Services, GA Dept. of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA.  404-657-5133.

 

CHILD WELFARE SERVICES, FOOD STAMPS, MEDICAID, TANF:  FY2002

2002 Descriptive Data by County, Division of Family and Children Services, Evaluation & Reporting Section, GA Dept. of Human Resources, Atlanta, GA.  404-657-5120.  <http://www.dfcsdata.state.ga.us/>

 

SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI); SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFICIARIES (OASDI):  2002

SSI Recipients by State and County, Georgia, December 2002, Table 3, August 2003; and, OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, Georgia, December 2002, Tables 4 and 5, July 2003. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy. <http://www.ssa.gov/policy/>

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

GEORGIA STATE PATROL ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITY:  2001

2001 GA State Patrol Activity Report DPS-521, GA Dept. of Public Safety, Atlanta, GA. 404-624-7597.

<http://www.state.ga.us/gsp/>

 

HIGHWAY MILEAGE:  2003

Reports 439, 441 and 445, as of 12/31/2002. GA Dept. of Transportation, Office of Information Services, Chamblee, GA.  770-986-1361. <http://www.dot.state.ga.us/DOT/plan-prog/transportation_data/400reports/>

 

LICENSED DRIVERS:  2001

GA Dept. of Motor Vehicle Safety, Drivers Service, Operations Division, Conyers, GA. 678-413-8658.

 

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS:  2003

GA Dept. of Motor Vehicle Safety, Atlanta, GA. <http://www.dmvs.ga.gov/motor/stats/stats.asp>

 

OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS BY NUMBER OF VEHICLES AVAILABLE:  2000

Census 2000 Summary File 1, US Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Office, Atlanta, GA.  404-730-3832. <http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ga.html> <http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet>

 

PUBLIC GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORTS:  2003

GA Dept. of Transportation, Aviation Programs, Atlanta, GA.  404-651-5208.

<http://www.dot.state.ga.us/dot/plan-prog/intermodal/aviation/index.shtml>

 

TRAFFIC CRASH FATALITIES:  1994-2001

Governorís Office of Highway Safety, Atlanta, GA.  404-656‑6996.  <http://www.gohs.state.ga.us/>; and, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).

<http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/>

 

 

VITAL STATISTICS

 

BIRTHS, TOTAL AND BY RACE:  1992-2001

BIRTHS TO UNWED MOTHERS:  1992-2001

BIRTHS BY WEIGHT; OUT-OF-HOSPITAL; FETAL DEATHS:  1992-2001

INDUCED TERMINATIONS, 1992-2001

TEENAGE PREGNANCY:  2001

DEATHS, TOTAL AND BY RACE: 1992-2001

DEATHS BY LEADING CAUSES:  2001

DEATHS BY LIFE STAGE:  1992-2001

DEATHS; SUICIDE AND HOMICIDE:  1992-2001


Georgia Vital Statistics Reports, 1992-2001, GA Dept. of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Center for Health Information, Atlanta, GA.  404-657-6320. <http://www.ph.dhr.state.ga.us/healthdata/vital.shtml>

 



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