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REGIONAL DATA FOR STATESBORO AND BULLOCH COUNTY, GEORGIA

 

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION:

  • Population (2014 US Census)
    • Bulloch County – 72,087
      • 2017 estimate – 77,188
    • City of Statesboro – 30,367
  • Educational Attainment (2014 US Census)
    • Bulloch County
      • Bachelor degree or higher – 27.7%
      • High school degree or higher – 85.9%
    • City of Statesboro
      • Bachelor degree or higher – 26.4%
      • High school degree or higher – 85.8%
  • Median Household Income (US Census):
    • Bulloch County – $35,840
    • City of Statesboro - $21,707
  • Job Growth Rate – 19.3%
  • Median Age – 27 (Georgia Power)
  • Higher Education Enrollments (Fall 2015):
    • Georgia Southern University (Emerging Research I institution): 20,459
    • Ogeechee Technical College (2-year technical/vocational institution): 2,100
    • East Georgia State College (2 -year liberal arts institution): 1,399


LABOR STATISTICS:

  • Labor Shed Area (45 mile radius - ESRI):
    • Population: 425,365
    • Labor Force: 203,462
    • Median Household Income: $41,365
  • Current Unemployment Rate – 5.3% (Georgia Department of Labor – February 2016)
  • Labor Profile in Bulloch County – Top 5 (2014 Georgia Area Labor Profile):
    1. State Government – 15.3%
    2. Accommodation and Food Services – 13.8%
    3. Retail Trade – 13.7%
    4. Healthcare and Social Assistance – 12.8%
    5. Local Government – 10.8%
  • Bulloch County Workforce Facts (2014 Georgia Area Labor Profile):
    • Average Weekly Manufacturing Wage - $706
    • Average Weekly Wage - $602
    • Georgia is a Right-to-Work State
    • Certified Work Ready Community
    • Unionized Manufacturing Companies: 0

 

LARGEST EMPLOYERS (MAY, 2015):

  • Georgia Southern University – 5,863
  • Bulloch County Board of Education – 1,398
  • Bulloch County – 1,194
  • East Georgia Regional Medical Center – 715
  • Walmart Distribution Center – 563
  • Viracon – 477
  • Great Dane – 403
  • Briggs & Stratton – 400
  • City of Statesboro – 330
  • H.A. Sack Company – 287
  • Ogeechee Technical College – 279
  • Braswell Foods – 99
  • Brodie International – 79

 

BULLOCH COUNTY FACT BANK:

  • Land Area:
    • Bulloch County – 672.8 square miles
    • City of Statesboro – 13.5 square miles
  • Tax Structure: (Bulloch County Tax Assessors)
    • 2015 Millage Rates:
      • County: 22.688
      • County plus 5 Mile Fire District: 24.488
      • City of Statesboro: 29.046
    • Taxes computed on 40% of fair market value
    • Retail sales tax – 4% State + 3% County = 7%
      • 100% Freeport Inventory Tax Exemption
  • Cost of Living Index: (2015 Annual Average)
    • ACCRA – Composite Index (U.S =100) 89.7
      • Grocery Items – 97.1
      • Housing – 74.8
      • Utilities – 85.6
      • Transportation – 91.0
      • Health Care – 83.1
      • Misc. Goods & Services – 101.2

 

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Highways:
    • U.S. Highway 301 South/GA State Highway 25 South
    • GA State Highway 67
    • GA State Highway 46
    • US Highway 80
  • Interstate Highways (distances from Gateway Regional Industrial Park):
    • Interstate 16 – 5 miles
    • Interstate 95 - 45 miles
    • Interstate 75 - 117 miles
    • Interstate 20 – 85 miles
  • Logistics resources
    • Port access: Port of Savannah (Garden City Terminal): approx. 45 miles
      • Break-bulk, container, reefer and RoRo cargo service
      • Fourth-largest container port in the U.S.; second-largest on U.S. East Coast; the largest single-terminal operation in North America
    • Rail service: Georgia Southern Rail (short line) adjacent to Gateway Regional Industrial Park
      • Connects to the Class I Norfolk Southern line extending to Savannah and through Atlanta to much of the Southeastern, Midwestern and Northeastern U.S.
    • Airport
      • Statesboro/Bulloch County Airport; Statesboro, GA
        • Two runways (6,000’ x 100’; 4,381’ x 100’) with jet fuel availability and full ILS landing system and AWOS (automated weather observation system)
        • Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport; Savannah, GA (50 miles from Industrial Park)
        • Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport; Atlanta, GA (200 miles from Industrial Park)  

 

NOTE: Bulloch County is classified as a Tier 1 County for the purposes of the Georgia Job Tax Credit Incentive. Therefore, projects creating new jobs in Bulloch County may be eligible for a $4,000/job tax credit, which may be used to offset income taxes or against withholding.

Bulloch Fact #2

BULLOCH QUICK FACTS

Bulloch County is named for revolutionary leader Archibald Bulloch, who came to Georgia from South Carolina in the late 1750s.

CURRENT NEWS

11.08.2017
G.H. Tool & Mold Expands in Statesboro
G.H. Tool & Mold, whose arrival at Bulloch County’s Gateway Industrial Park in 2000 had everything…
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10.31.2017
State announces Briggs & Stratton expansion
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UPCOMING MEETINGS

10.31.2017

Development Authority of Bulloch County - November Meeting

Tuesday, November 14th at 8:00AM in the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Board Room.

Development Authority of Bulloch County
102 South Main Street | Statesboro, GA 30459
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