For population 25 years and over in Baxley:
For population 15 years and over in Baxley city:
208 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $191 (0.2%)
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 ), Rockingham, GA (3.8 miles ), Hazlehurst, GA (4.0 miles ), Alma, GA (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.78 N, Longitude: 82.35 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,538 (+61.2%)
Area code: 912
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Crime in Baxley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -2,125 (-33.9%).
Work and jobs in Baxley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Baxley, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Baxley-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 32% greater 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 significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% 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 40.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Baxley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Appling County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Local government website: www.baxley.org/exec/site/?mid=70
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxley and their reported violations in the past:BAXLEY (Population served: 5950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SARAH`S STEAK HOUSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxley that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.9%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 93.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
114 people in nursing homes
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Baxley compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Baxley (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Baxley (based on Appling County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Baxley government finances in 2002:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,542 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:
6.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,281 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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See more detailed statistics of Baxley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baxley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baxley, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baxley)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Baxley)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.