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Bacon County

Population in 2012: 3,518 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 

Males: 1,696  (48.2%)
Females: 1,822  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip codes: 31510.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $25,187 (it was $20,324 in 2000)
Alma:

$25,187
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,873

Alma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $66,204 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Alma:

$66,204
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,908; Detached houses: $83,995; In 2-unit structures: $21,504; Mobile homes: $52,225

Median gross rent in 2011: $518.

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  • White alone - 1,725 (49.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,401 (40.4%)
  • Hispanic - 249 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.09%)

Races in Alma detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alma: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), Italian (10.3%), Irish (9.8%), English (9.5%), French (3.8%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 201 feet

Land area: 5.73 square miles.

Population density: 614 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alma:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alma city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 12.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Georgia:  9.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Alma, Georgia as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alma to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $798 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $451 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (87.5 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (97.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (714.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rockingham, GA (2.3 miles ), Nicholls, GA (3.2 miles ), Dixie Union, GA (3.4 miles ), Satilla Creek, GA (3.4 miles ), Bristol, GA (3.9 miles ), West Green, GA (4.1 miles ), Surrency-Thornton, GA (4.1 miles ), Baxley, GA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $330,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.54 N, Longitude: 82.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,529 (+43.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 522 (54.4%)

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Alma by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10000120
per 100,000 30.20.00.00.00.029.156.90.0
Rapes 00103487
per 100,000 0.00.031.10.085.1116.4227.8197.7
Robberies 6142116612
per 100,000 181.129.6124.461.7312.0174.7170.8339.0
Assaults 547312181125
per 100,000 150.9118.2217.792.6340.3524.0313.2706.2
Burglaries 1113314476344543
per 100,000 331.9384.2963.91358.02155.4989.81281.31214.7
Thefts 60428212214789110113
per 100,000 1810.51241.12549.83765.44169.02591.03132.13192.1
Auto thefts 1337104125
per 100,000 30.288.793.3216.0283.6116.4341.7141.2
Arson 0N/A00N/A10N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.0N/A29.10.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 236.0112.8274.6291.5553.9476.9633.8607.4

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Crime rate in Alma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Georgia average:

2.77

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Alma, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -476 (-12.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Alma-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Alma city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 30.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bacon County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Daniel W. Lee - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Harry Crews - Novelist.


Hospital/medical center in Alma:

  • BACON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 302 SOUTH WAYNE STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Alma, GA

Airports located in Alma:

Operable nuclear power plants near Alma:

  • 18 miles: Edwin I. Hatch 1 and 2 in Baxley, GA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 63 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 67 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Valdosta State University (about 69 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • East Georgia College (about 74 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 78 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 83 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • South University-Savannah (about 87 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Alma:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Alma Times is the legal organ for Alma, Bacon County. This weekly newspaper is published on Thursdays and is owned by SouthFire Publishing.

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Notable locations in Alma: Alma - Bacon County Fire Department (A), Bacon County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alma include: Church of God (A), Zion Chapel Baptist Church (B), Restored Mission Church (C), Mount Sinai Church of Jesus Christ (D), Gospel of the Kingdom Church (E), First Community Church (F), First Church of the Nazarene (G), Bead Street Holiness Church (H), Abundant Life Family Worship Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Lure (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 406 Mercer Street), Superior Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; 502 West 12th Street).

Hotels: Best Inn (1049 South Pierce Street), Alma Days Inn (930 S Pierce St).

Courts: Clerk Of Court (502 West 12th), Judge Probate Court (502 West 12th).

 
Bacon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3]

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alma and their reported violations in the past:

ALMA (Population served: 3236, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-06-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1999 and SEP-12-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and SEP-11-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-1998), St Intentional no-action (AUG-27-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 40.7%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents, 86.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alma, GA

238 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Alma compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):

  • Alma Exchange Bank & Trust: at 501 West 12th Street, branch established on 1939/10/01; Drive-In Branch at U.S. Highway 1 And 18th Street, branch established on 1966/04/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.4 mil, Deposits: $80.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: South Banking Company
  • First National Bank South: at 423 West 12th Street, branch established on 1950/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.4 mil, Deposits: $274.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Of The South East, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Alma travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Alma (based on Bacon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.59%
Here47.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents58.5%19.6%10.6%6.3%2.4%
Congregations37.9%13.8%13.8%10.3%3.4%
NameChurch of God of ProphecyCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.1%0.6%0.5%0.4%-
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%3.4%6.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bacon County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Bacon County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bacon County:

13.2%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$12,116$48,4640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$612
Police Protection - Officers 11$28,857$31,4801$1,234
Police - Other 2$4,229$25,3740$0
Firefighters 12$31,715$31,7152$130
Fire - Other 1$2,057$24,6840$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,002$32,0080$0
Health 1$2,061$24,73213$13,873
Solid Waste Management 1$1,346$16,1520$0
Sewerage 1$2,851$34,2120$0
Water Supply 6$11,114$22,2280$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,267$31,6020$0
Totals for Government 43$109,615$30,59017$15,849

Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($21.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $64,000 ($18.19)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($13.93)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($5.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($3.70)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.28)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $662,000 ($188.18)
    Fire Protection: $458,000 ($130.19)
    General - Other: $422,000 ($119.95)
    Water Utilities: $267,000 ($75.90)
    Central Staff Services: $266,000 ($75.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000 ($69.64)
    Sewerage: $178,000 ($50.60)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($33.54)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($16.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($14.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $41,000 ($11.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($10.80)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($7.39)
    Corrections - Other: $19,000 ($5.40)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($3.41)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($2.84)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($14.78)
    Corrections: $19,000 ($5.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($3.98)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($3.41)
    General: $10,000 ($2.84)
    Welfare: $2,000 ($0.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $96,000 ($27.29)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($18.19)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($11.94)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($8.24)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($3.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,616,000 ($459.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($5.69)

Alma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $286,000 ($81.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $249,000 ($70.78)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $860,000 ($244.46)
    Highways: $518,000 ($147.24)
    General Support: $385,000 ($109.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $136,000 ($38.66)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $429,000 ($121.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $114,000 ($32.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $79,000 ($22.46)
    Highways: $11,000 ($3.13)
  • Tax - Property: $514,000 ($146.11)
    Public Utilities: $169,000 ($48.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $141,000 ($40.08)
    NEC: $96,000 ($27.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $70,000 ($19.90)

Alma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($137.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $398,000 ($113.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($23.88)

Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,869,000 ($531.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $90,000 ($25.58)

6.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Coffee County, GA  1.09% ($23,235 average AGI)
from Ware County, GA  0.55% ($23,824)
from Appling County, GA  0.48% ($21,600)


5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Coffee County, GA  1.06% ($22,424 average AGI)
to Ware County, GA  0.68% ($21,143)
to Appling County, GA  0.61% ($20,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alma:

  • WAJQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alma:

  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alma:

  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W54CW (Channel 54; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alma, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 59
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 140
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Alma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $478,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 514
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 31,470

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alma)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alma, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alma)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alma)


Most common first names in Alma, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12167.5 years
John6968.8 years
William5572.6 years
Mary5276.4 years
Willie3873.2 years
Robert3470.8 years
Joseph2271.9 years
Minnie2181.9 years
Annie2178.5 years
Thomas1874.1 years
Most common last names in Alma, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor17472.2 years
Carter8375.3 years
Johnson8173.4 years
Lee5475.2 years
Williams4968.9 years
Boatright4872.7 years
Smith4573.7 years
Tanner4168.5 years
Douglas3874.5 years
Holton3474.8 years
Businesses in Alma, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1

Alma on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #21 (31510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (31510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Neil Medders (1)
  • Debra Medders (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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