Baxley, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 4,713 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 2,133  (45.3%)
Females: 2,580  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31513.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,985 (it was $24,441 in 2000)
Baxley:

$37,985
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,110 (it was $14,321 in 2000)

Baxley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,231 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Baxley:

$83,231
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $100,309; detached houses: $109,568; mobile homes: $21,885

Median gross rent in 2017: $507.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baxley: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 46.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Baxley, GA (2010)
    • 2,27551.7%White alone
    • 1,55435.3%Black alone
    • 46610.6%Hispanic
    • 591.3%Asian alone
    • 370.8%Two or more races
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Baxley, Georgia as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baxley is 93 to 1.


Crime rates in Baxley by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
2
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
1
(21.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
2
(44.9)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.5)
2
(42.1)
3
(63.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(65.5)
4
(90.0)
6
(131.1)
6
(137.1)
4
(89.7)
2
(45.0)
2
(45.1)
3
(67.1)
5
(111.6)
6
(134.8)
4
(84.2)
8
(169.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(1,289)
31
(697.6)
17
(371.6)
20
(456.9)
10
(224.3)
7
(157.5)
13
(293.2)
8
(178.8)
17
(379.3)
33
(741.2)
41
(862.8)
61
(1,293)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
68
(1,486)
35
(787.6)
58
(1,268)
62
(1,416)
74
(1,660)
77
(1,732)
84
(1,894)
45
(1,006)
70
(1,562)
88
(1,977)
109
(2,294)
67
(1,420)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
188
(4,107)
141
(3,173)
146
(3,191)
194
(4,432)
222
(4,980)
188
(4,229)
201
(4,533)
147
(3,286)
162
(3,614)
218
(4,897)
211
(4,440)
293
(6,210)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(305.9)
7
(157.5)
4
(87.4)
6
(137.1)
11
(246.7)
4
(90.0)
4
(90.2)
7
(156.5)
17
(379.3)
11
(247.1)
7
(147.3)
28
(593.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(66.9)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)587.7406.2424.5456.5442.8405.6393.3288.1411.4560.6623.5798.0

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City-data.com crime index in Baxley, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (12.3%), English (5.1%), German (4.1%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 207 feet

Land area: 7.15 square miles.

Population density: 659 people per square mile   (low).

Baxley, Georgia map

246 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.1%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,300 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $366 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (75.5 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (108.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (696.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Satilla Creek, GA (2.4 miles ),
Altamaha River, GA (2.9 miles ),
Surrency, GA (3.1 miles ),
Graham, GA (3.2 miles ),
Surrency-Thornton, GA (3.5 miles ),
Satilla, GA (3.6 miles ),
Rockingham, GA (3.8 miles ),
Hazlehurst, GA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 31.78 N, Longitude: 82.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,023 (+62.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 915 (60.3%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Baxley, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Baxley, GA in 2017
Baxley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Baxley, GA residents
Average permit cost in Baxley, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Baxley, GA
Historical housing units in Baxley, GA
Most common industries in Baxley, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Wood products (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (13.8%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Apparel (3.3%)
  • Wood products (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Baxley, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Baxley, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baxley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Baxley city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baxley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 145.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from Baxley 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 147.9 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 157.3 miles away from Baxley 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 267.3 miles away from Baxley center
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 40.5 miles away from Baxley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Appling County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baxley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Baxley:

  • APPLING HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 163 E TOLLISON STREET)
  • APPLING NURSING AND REHABILITATION PAVILION (163 EAST TOLLISON STREET)
  • BAXLEY MANOR INC (PO BOX 507)
  • BAXLEY DIALYSIS (539 FAIR STREET)
  • ALTAMAHA HOMECARE, INC (52 N OAK STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Baxley:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • Edwin I. Hatch 1. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Georgia Power Company. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 741 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 09/1974. Commercial start: 12/1975..
  • Edwin I. Hatch 2. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Georgia Power Company. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 761 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 07/1978. Commercial start: 09/1979..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baxley:

  • South Georgia State College (about 36 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 56 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 57 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 68 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 72 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 73 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 75 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)

Public high school in Baxley:

Private high school in Baxley:

  • APPLING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 143, Location: 1479 HATCH PKWY S, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Baxley:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Baxley: Appling County Industrial Park (A), Appling Country Club (B), Baxley Volunteer Fire Department (C), Baxley City Hall (D), Appling County Public Library (E), Appling County Jail (F), Appling County Courthouse (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baxley include: Baxley Fellowship Church (A), Baxley Church of Christ (B), Baxley Freewill Baptist Church (C), Baxley Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Church of God (E), Dunn Memorial Missionary Baptist Church (F), Faith Temple (G), First Baptist Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Alderman Tours (Tours & Charters; 539 North Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Budget Host Inn (958 East Parker Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Georgia State Government - Juvenile Justice Department- Juvenile Court Wo (11 Tippins Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Vonzell Solomon - Singer, Frankie King - Basketball player, Janisse Ray - Naturalist, Dexter Carter - Football player, Byron Buxton - Baseball player, Harry Skipper - Player of and football, Jamie Nails - Football player, Michael Timpson - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxley that have no violations reported:

  • BAXLEY (Population served: 5,283, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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:

5.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Baxley in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
114 people in nursing homes in 2000
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Baxley (2011 data):

  • Community Bank of Georgia: Community Bank Of Georgia at 700 West Parker Street, branch established on 2004/05/11. Info updated 2007/04/05: Bank assets: $68.1 mil, Deposits: $60.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank Of Georgia, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Baxley Branch at 105 West Parker, branch established on 1917/08/23. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank & Trust: at 72 East Parker Street, branch established on 1966/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.3 mil, Deposits: $61.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: South Banking Company
  • Heritage Bank of the South: Baxley Branch at 198 East Parker Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,086.7 mil, Deposits: $905.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • First National Bank South: Baxley Branch at 304 West Parker Street, branch established on 1997/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.4 mil, Deposits: $274.1 mil, headquarters in Alma, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Of The South East, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Baxley:

Marital status in Baxley, GA
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Baxley:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Baxley
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baxley, GA (based on Appling County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,10946
Mainline Protestant1,47210
Black Protestant7515
Catholic7421
Other11
None3,161-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Appling County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Appling County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Appling County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Appling County:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Appling County:

30.2%
State:

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

11.2%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Baxley:

43.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Baxley:

20.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Baxley:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Baxley:

35.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baxley, GA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 15$37,926$30,3411$1,158
Streets and Highways 8$17,601$26,4020$0
Sewerage 6$14,821$29,6420$0
Financial Administration 4$9,471$28,4130$0
Water Supply 3$8,976$35,9040$0
Police - Other 3$6,119$24,4761$472
Other Government Administration 3$13,787$55,1487$2,956
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 21$6,615
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,909
Totals for Government 42$108,701$31,05731$13,110

Baxley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,276,000 ($270.74)
    Water Utilities: $1,096,000 ($232.55)
    Regular Highways: $776,000 ($164.65)
    Sewerage: $731,000 ($155.10)
    Central Staff Services: $398,000 ($84.45)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($76.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $353,000 ($74.90)
    Financial Administration: $284,000 ($60.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $191,000 ($40.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $66,000 ($14.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $46,000 ($9.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($7.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($3.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $515,000 ($109.27)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($9.97)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($7.00)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($4.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.97)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($2.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,589,000 ($337.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($28.22)

Baxley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $693,000 ($147.04)
    Other: $255,000 ($54.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $229,000 ($48.59)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $283,000 ($60.05)
    General Local Government Support: $283,000 ($60.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,137,000 ($241.25)
    Other: $442,000 ($93.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $230,000 ($48.80)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($7.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($3.18)
    Royalties: $13,000 ($2.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,040,000 ($220.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($7.21)
    Highways: $20,000 ($4.24)
  • Tax - Property: $480,000 ($101.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $395,000 ($83.81)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $223,000 ($47.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $206,000 ($43.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $135,000 ($28.64)
    Other: $34,000 ($7.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000 ($4.24)
    Other License: $9,000 ($1.91)

Baxley government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,454,000 ($732.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,409,000 ($723.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000 ($9.55)

Baxley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,705,000 ($786.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,268,000 ($269.04)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jeff Davis County, GA  0.57% ($26,061 average AGI)
from Wayne County, GA  0.43% ($43,200)
from Bacon County, GA  0.35% ($17,900)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jeff Davis County, GA  0.74% ($37,209 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.41% ($23,875)
Businesses in Baxley, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Baxley:

  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVOH (920 AM; 1 kW; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baxley:

  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVOH-FM (93.5 FM; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Baxley:

  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • W56DU (Channel 56; HAZLEHURST, GA; Owner: JEFF DAVIS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Baxley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Baxley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.7mTotal length
  • $56,713,000Total costs
  • 72,800Total average daily traffic
  • 3,512Total average daily truck traffic
  • 106,122Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Baxley, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baxley, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baxley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baxley, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baxley)

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 158 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Baxley, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.7%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baxley, GA
    • 53257.7%Outside Fires
    • 28030.4%Structure Fires
    • 10511.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baxley, GA
Most common first names in Baxley, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12169.1 years
John9872.3 years
William8873.0 years
Mary8076.6 years
Robert6868.7 years
Willie6374.2 years
Henry4573.9 years
George4369.6 years
Annie2879.2 years
David2665.4 years
Most common last names in Baxley, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carter15073.6 years
Williams9372.1 years
Sellers6275.3 years
Johnson5774.3 years
Smith5667.1 years
Crosby5476.6 years
Thomas4873.0 years
Stone4770.1 years
Miles4478.4 years
Lewis4371.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baxley, GA
  • 82.8%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baxley, GA
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas


Baxley compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 17 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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