Avera, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 240 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 131  (54.6%)
Females: 109  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30803.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,310 (it was $28,229 in 2000)
Avera:

$33,310
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,071 (it was $14,613 in 2000)

Avera city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,688 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Avera:

$62,688
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $63,556; Detached houses: $76,793; Mobile homes: $47,671

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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Avera races chart
  • White alone - 224 (91.1%)
  • Black alone - 17 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avera: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (41.1%), English (14.7%), Irish (14.2%), German (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 369 people per square mile   (very low).

Avera,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Avera:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avera city:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Avera, Georgia as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Avera to the number of sex offenders is 40 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $594 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $613 (0.8%)

Avera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (33.5 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (115.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (623.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stapleton, GA (1.9 miles ), Gibson, GA (2.2 miles ), Edge Hill, GA (2.5 miles) , Wrens, GA (2.9 miles ), Panhandle, GA (3.0 miles ), Mitchell, GA (3.2 miles) , Matthews, GA (3.6 miles) , Louisville, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 82.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Avera household income distribution Avera home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (28%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)

Work and jobs in Avera: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Avera, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Avera-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Avera city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Avera-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from Avera center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 199.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Avera center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avera topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avera:

  • GIBSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GIBSON, GA)
  • JEFFERSON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • RAI PEACHTREE ST LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • NEPHROLOGY CENTERS OF AMERICA LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; LOUISVILLE, GA)
  • GLENDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WADLEY, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avera:

  • Augusta Technical College (about 32 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 37 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 42 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 42 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • East Georgia State College (about 44 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 46 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 52 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Notable location: Avera Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Avera: Pleasant Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14

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

AVERA (Population served: 202, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Avera compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Avera travel time to work - commute Avera mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Avera city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.74%
Here: 43.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents53.6%24.2%5.1%5.0%3.6%
Congregations35.3%23.5%3.9%5.9%2.0%
NameAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.7%1.3%0.8%2.5%
Congregations7.8%3.9%3.9%2.0%11.8%
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: 7
Jefferson County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jefferson County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jefferson County:

9.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

35.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,847
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,847

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($120.83)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($100.00)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($66.67)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($62.50)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($20.83)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($12.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($70.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($12.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($54.17)
    All Other: $4,000 ($16.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($95.83)
    All Other: $8,000 ($33.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($37.50)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($20.83)
    Rents: $4,000 ($16.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($79.17)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($41.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($33.33)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($25.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($12.50)
    NEC: $2,000 ($8.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($237.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($225.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($12.50)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($58.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($520.83)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richmond County, GA  1.06% ($24,672 average AGI)
from Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($24,261)
from Burke County, GA  0.37% ($27,909)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richmond County, GA  1.24% ($21,720 average AGI)
to Burke County, GA  0.41% ($21,360)
to Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($37,826)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avera:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WPEH (1420 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avera:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)

TV broadcast stations around Avera:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)

Avera fatal accident list:

Aug 29, 1975 03:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Janis E Merritts, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Paul Beasley, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
  • Angela Landry, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
  • Christine A Verre, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Compliancedepartment@gsignal.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, Gamble Mill Road (Lat: 33.151056 Lon: -82.497861), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KI4TKT, Licensee ID: L00702651
    Grant Date: 02/09/2007, Expiration Date: 02/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2007, Certifier: Stanley K Murray
    Registrant: Stanley K Murray, 2404 Long Branch Rd, Avera, GA 30803
  • Call Sign: K4KKM, Previous Call Sign: KI4TKT, Licensee ID: L00702651
    Grant Date: 02/27/2007, Expiration Date: 02/27/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2013, Certifier: Stanley K Murray
    Registrant: S. Keith Murray, Avera, GA 30803
  • Call Sign: K4SAX, Previous Call Sign: K4KKM, Licensee ID: L00702651
    Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: S Keith Murray
    Registrant: S Keith Murray, Avera, GA 30803

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Avera, GA
Most common first names in Avera, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John971.0 years
William972.0 years
James774.3 years
Clarence570.6 years
George572.0 years
Annie481.7 years
Johnnie470.5 years
Mary478.8 years
Joe385.3 years
Albert384.0 years
Most common last names in Avera, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hadden1580.4 years
Williams1472.7 years
Clark1382.8 years
Davis1373.5 years
Dixon875.8 years
Chalker873.7 years
Brown780.9 years
Thigpen771.9 years
Roberts758.7 years
Sheppard683.7 years

Avera on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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