For population 25 years and over in Avera:
For population 15 years and over in Avera city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $594 (0.9%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.4%).
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
Avera-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 35% greater 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from Avera center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from Avera center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
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: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Avera:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avera:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Avera and their reported violations in the past:AVERA (Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Avera compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Avera city (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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Avera government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,454 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,716 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Avera fatal accident list:
Aug 29, 1975 03:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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