Jeff Davis County has abundant real estate, a competitive wage market, and locally operated utilities which help keep the cost of doing 业务 in the county low.

Abundant Real Estate

Although Jeff Davis County, Georgia is a great location for commerce, 运输, and qualified workers, real estate is still reasonable and affordable. Whether you want to purchase outright or lease, t在这里 are options to choose from to suit the needs of your 业务.

Smaller scale 业务es can find ideal retail or office locations in downtown Hazlehurst or along main thoroughfares within the county. Large scale industrial, manufacturing or shipping operations are able to develop their own custom facilities on 可用的网站. 点击这里 to see our sites and buildings.

Cost of Living and Competitive Wages

With a cost of living more than 25 percent lower than the U.S. average and more than 20 percent less than the statewide average, the dollars of both employers and employees can go farther in Jeff Davis County. Thanks to this low cost of living, employers can offer competitive compensation to workers, while keeping labor costs in a range that also promotes profitable operations. Average wages for workers in Jeff Davis County are just under $18 an hour, which makes the area a prime location for new 业务 development or relocating an existing 业务.

Cost of Doing Business
Cost of Doing Business

Hourly Wages in Jeff Davis County by Occupation

职业类型 平均工资 平均工资
管理 $41.58 $36.44
Business and Financial Operations $30.31 $26.50
Computer and Mathematical $33.73 $29.37
Architecture and Engineering $39.37 $37.25
Life, Physical, and Social Science $33.20 $29.45
Community and Social Service $20.54 $18.69
法律 $33.29 $29.17
Educational Instruction and Library $23.07 $22.99
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media $19.68 $17.08
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical $35.35 $28.53
Healthcare Support $13.36 $11.51
Protective Service $19.00 $17.91
Food Preparation and Serving Related $11.06 $10.37
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance $12.94 $11.43
Personal Care and Service $12.42 $10.62
Sales and Related $15.31 $11.30
Office and Administrative Support $16.73 $14.41
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry $17.40 $14.13
Construction and Extraction $18.99 $17.46
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair $21.96 $18.42
Production Occupations $17.39 $14.27
Transportation and Material Moving $16.25 $14.29
资料来源:美国.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, May 2021

激励 & 税

Jeff Davis County and the State of Georgia offer an aggressive package of incentives for potential relocating and expanding 业务es to encourage investment and job creation. The Development Authority of Jeff Davis County is eager to help your 业务 grow. Possible incentives may include:

  1. Available land at low cost
  2. Potential local tax assistance and tax abatement schedules through the Development Authority of Jeff Davis County
  3. Industrial Revenue Bond Financing (IRB) available through the Development Authority of Jeff Davis County
  4. One Georgia Grants
  5. For a minimum of 2 net new jobs created, $4,000 Job Tax Credit per new job each year for five years (unused job tax credits can be carried forward for up to 10 years.) Jeff Davis County is a Tier 1 community.
  6. 100% Freeport Exemption for work in process, raw materials and finished goods destined to be shipped out of state
  7. Quick Start training for employees at no cost
  8. Infrastructure improvements
  9. Strong local banking institutions for assistance in financing
  10. Competitive utility rates and high-speed, large bandwidth Internet services

点击 在这里 for more information on other available state tax credits for investment, retraining, ports, etc. For information about local incentives, please contact the Development Authority of Jeff Davis County at (912) 375-4543.

Georgia’s low corporate tax rate of 5.75 percent; single factor apportionment formula applies the corporate tax rate only to gross receipts or sales in Georgia, significantly reducing the tax rate of Georgia companies with substantial sales to customers outside of Georgia.

税 on real estate and tangible personal property are levied by the City of Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis County, and the Jeff Davis County School District. 的税收 are collected by the county. The tax rates are set annually, but do not significantly change from year to year. All properties are assessed at 40 percent of 公平市价. The effective tax rate represents total tax as a percentage of 公平市价.


  • City of Hazlehurst 8.000
  • Jeff Davis County 15.380
  • Jeff Davis County Schools 14.000
Sales tax in Jeff Davis County is
8 percent: 4 percent state, 4%本地.