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Median resident age:  32.3 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31624

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,426 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Axson:

$26,426
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,437

Axson CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,054 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Axson:

$64,054
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,278; Detached houses: $77,401; Mobile homes: $53,029
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Axson races chart
  • White alone - 1,007 (81.5%)
  • Hispanic - 167 (13.5%)
  • Black alone - 51 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Axson: 112.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 177 feet




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According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Axson, Georgia as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Axson to the number of sex offenders is 1,325 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Axson CCD:  1.1% ($349)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (88.5 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (91.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (737.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pearson, GA (2.9 miles ), Waresboro, GA (3.4 miles) , Dixie Union, GA (3.5 miles) , Argyle, GA (3.8 miles) , Nicholls, GA (4.1 miles ), Homerville, GA (4.1 miles ), Douglas, GA (4.2 miles ), Manor, GA (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 31.28 N, Longitude: 82.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Axson household income distribution Axson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wood products (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Axson-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Axson place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 tornado 30.2 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Axson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% 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 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Atkinson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Axson:

  • ATKINSON VISITING NURSES SERVICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PEARSON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Axson, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Axson:

  • Valdosta State University (about 46 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 51 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 85 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Albany State University (about 88 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Albany Technical College (about 89 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 90 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 91 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 9,893)

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

Churches in Axson include: Allen Chapel (A), First Born Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Red Bluff Church (D), Stokesville Church (E), Utah Church (F), Axson Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Utah Cemetery (1), White Cemetery (2), Kight Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Head of the Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sweetwater Creek (A), Smut Branch (B), Pudding Creek (C), Big Branch (D), Little Red Bluff Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Atkinson 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 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.02218


Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.8%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Axson, GA

Axson compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Axson CCD (based on Atkinson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.43%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsOther
Adherents45.4%14.3%11.2%6.7%22.5%
Congregations22.2%25.9%3.7%14.8%33.3%
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: 5
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Atkinson County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Georgia:

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

20.5%
State:

14.6%

6.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
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  2.50% ($18,492 average AGI)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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  2.34% ($24,527 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Axson:

  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Axson:

  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBTY (98.7 FM; HOMERVILLE, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING & INVESTMENT CO., INC.)
  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Axson:

  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Axson)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AXSON, Hwy 82 (Hv661 - Axson) (Lat: 31.281917 Lon: -82.758778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97 m, Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: WQQG451
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE4AFL, Licensee ID: L00670700
    Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/20/2023
    Registrant: Kathryn G Abbey, 26 Doc Sutton Rd., Axson, GA 31624
  • Call Sign: KR4WH, Previous Call Sign: KD4YST
    Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Zdzislaw Hokaszewski, Rt 1 Box 48, Axson, GA 31624
  • Call Sign: WA4WVE, Licensee ID: L01020668
    Grant Date: 05/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Carl B Christopher
    Registrant: Carl B Christopher, Rt 1 Box 129, Axson, GA 31624



Axson on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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