DATA SOURCE DESCRIPTIONS
Famous persons and places
Kenneth Krakow. Georgia Place Names, 2nd edition.
Winship Press: Macon, GA. 1994.
James Crutchfield. The Georgia Almanac and Book of Facts, 1989-1990.
Rutledge Hill Press: Nashville, TN. 1986.
Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
Georgia on My Mind: The Official 1999 Travel Guide for the State of
Universities, colleges and technical schools
The Board of Regents, University System of Georgia
Association of Private Colleges and Universities in Georgia, Inc.
Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1996 estimates
Population growth rate
of the Census, 1980-1990
Educational attainment levels
Female-headed households with children under 18
Owner-occupied housing units
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990
Georgia Department of Education, 1993-98
Joint Board of Family Practice, 1996 (Note: The total of physicians
includes primary care, OB/GYN and general surgery.)
State Health Planning Agency, Division of Planning & Data
Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990 (Note: Figures are based on a
statistical model of the population living below the poverty level for 1989. The
federal poverty line in 1989, $12,674 for a family of four, is the weighted
average "poverty threshold" for all family types.)
Cash and investment assets
General operating expenditures
Own source revenue
Property tax revenue
Report of Local Government Finances, Georgia Department of Community Affairs,
Georgia Department of Revenue, 1997
Georgia Department of Labor, 1993-97
Median household income
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1989
Sales from retail trade
U.S. Economic Census, Per capita income U.S. Bureau of the Census,