ALBANY, GA (WALB) - When it comes to making money off traffic tickets, Warwick has no equal in the state of Georgia.
has compiled a list of jurisdictions, and ranked them according to the money taken in by traffic fines, against the population.
Warwick has only 416 people, but took in almost $1.3 million in traffic fines over the last five years. That comes to over $3,100 for every man, woman, and child in Warwick. The city took in over $393,000 in 2012, the last year for which data is available.
The next closest town is Oliver, in Screven County in East Georgia, which falls $300 short of Warwick, and has about 250 people.
Poulan, which has double Warwick's population, took in $1.6 million over the same period, for a per capita take of just over $2,000 for each person who lives in Poulan.
Dougherty County makes $35 per capita, while Albany makes $46.
Colquitt County makes $46, while the city of Doerun makes $373.
The city of Sylvester makes $75, while Worth County makes $71.
The city of Leesburg takes in $165 per capita.
Tift County has taken in $10 million over five years, which comes to $259 per capita.
Other counties with an Interstate have done well, too. Dooly County, with only 14,000 residents has taken in $7.7 million over five years, while Ashburn with only 3,800 people, has taken in $4.1 million.
With 11 times that population, Coffee County has taken in only $3.9 million by comparison.