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Median resident age:  37.8 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31625

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,457 (it was $38,833 in 2000)
Barney:

$48,457
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,045

Barney CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,191 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Barney:

$92,191
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $152,274; Detached houses: $193,579; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,728; Mobile homes: $95,434
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Barney races chart
  • White alone - 587 (65.1%)
  • Black alone - 233 (25.8%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (7.0%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Barney: 122.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 239 feet




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According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Barney, Georgia as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Barney to the number of sex offenders is 298 to 1.


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

Barney CCD:  0.6% ($317)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (55.0 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (120.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (712.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Morven, GA (2.1 miles ), Berlin, GA (2.7 miles ), Cecil, GA (2.9 miles ), Hahira, GA (3.1 miles ), Adel, GA (3.3 miles ), Ellenton, GA (3.5 miles ), Sparks, GA (3.6 miles ), Pavo, GA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.00 N, Longitude: 83.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Barney household income distribution Barney home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Barney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Barney place center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brooks County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Barney:

  • SMITH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HAHIRA, GA)
  • COOK SENIOR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ADEL, GA)
  • DCA OF ADEL (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ADEL, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Barney, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barney:

  • Valdosta State University (about 18 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 33 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Albany State University (about 54 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Albany Technical College (about 55 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Darton College (about 57 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Florida State University (about 61 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 61 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)

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Churches in Barney include: Salem Church (A), Welcome Hope Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Alderman Pond (A), Burton Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Downing Creek (A), Pike Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00219. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00219
U.S.:

0.06353


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

13.0%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

2.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Barney, GA


22 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Barney compared to Georgia 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 (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Barney CCD (based on Brooks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.22%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.8%14.1%8.1%2.5%1.3%
Congregations41.9%20.9%11.6%2.3%2.3%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.8%1.1%
Congregations2.3%4.7%2.3%2.3%9.3%
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: 3
Brooks County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brooks County:

13.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

31.7%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

14.6%

10.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($609 average AGI)
Brooks County:

0.24%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lowndes County, GA  3.59% ($25,779 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.93% ($27,596)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.38% ($29,947)


9.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
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 Lowndes County, GA  3.79% ($25,503 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.92% ($22,696)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.40% ($26,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barney:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSFB (1490 AM; 1 kW; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: JIM CHION)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barney:

  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; LAKELAND, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WWET (91.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSTI-FM (105.3 FM; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barney:

  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • N Of Milepost 11 (Lat: 31.006306 Lon: -83.513500), Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: KIL362, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2001, Expiration Date: 07/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2001
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 99 Spring St Sw, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 749-6061

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BARNGA, N Of Milepost 11 (Lat: 31.006750 Lon: -83.513778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 58.9 m, Call Sign: KNV85
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 12/05/2021
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Comapny, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne / Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB7GUN, Licensee ID: L00130445
    Grant Date: 04/12/2010, Expiration Date: 01/09/2020, Certifier: Lawrence G Skaling
    Registrant: Lawrence G Skaling, 3049 Connally Rd, Barney, GA 31625
  • Call Sign: N7UWG, Licensee ID: L00441196
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Certifier: Wendy A Skaling
    Registrant: Wendy A Skaling, Rr 1 Box 288, Barney, GA 31625
  • Call Sign: WD4JJJ
    Grant Date: 04/25/1995, Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant: Clarence W Cordell, Rt 1 Box 404, Barney, GA 31625

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85161 , Serial Number: 7AC-3893, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey M Cooper, 4840 Connally Rd, Barney, GA 31625



Barney on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
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