Blakely, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 4,795 (74% urban, 26% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 2,095  (43.7%)
Females: 2,700  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 39823.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,490 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Blakely:

$22,490
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,985 (it was $12,012 in 2000)

Blakely city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,531 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Blakely:

$72,531
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $480.

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  • Races in Blakely, GA (2010)

    Blakely races chart
    • 3,23663.9%Black alone
    • 1,65832.7%White alone
    • 1022.0%Hispanic
    • 350.7%Two or more races
    • 260.5%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blakely: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.0%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.6%), German (1.6%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 17.5 square miles.

Population density: 274 people per square mile   (very low).

Blakely,GA real estate house value index trend

Blakely, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Blakely:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blakely city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

61 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Blakely, Georgia as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blakely to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $820 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $672 (1.0%)

Blakely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (29.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (104.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (632.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bluffton, GA (3.3 miles) , Columbia, AL (3.5 miles ), Haleburg, AL (3.5 miles) , Arlington, GA (3.6 miles ), Damascus, GA (3.7 miles ), Cedar Springs, GA (3.8 miles) , Edison, GA (4.1 miles ), Fort Gaines, GA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 84.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peanut Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +417 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 790 (52.0%)

Area code: 229

Blakely household income distribution Blakely home values distribution

Crime rates in Blakely by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0110100
per 100,000 0.018.919.20.019.50.00.0
Rapes 211132N/A
per 100,000 37.218.919.220.258.439.8N/A
Robberies 5270724
per 100,000 92.937.8134.30.0136.339.883.8
Assaults 19291333253428
per 100,000 353.0548.7249.4665.3486.9677.4586.9
Burglaries 21483941746157
per 100,000 390.2908.2748.3826.61,441.11,215.41,194.7
Thefts 6283648611193143
per 100,000 1,152.01,570.51,227.91,733.92,161.61,853.02,997.3
Auto thefts 1302335
per 100,000 18.656.80.040.358.459.8104.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A00
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.0) 204.5307.1247.1281.5418.8345.6390.6

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Crime rate in Blakely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 41 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.36
Georgia average:

2.62
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Blakely: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blakely, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Blakely-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Blakely city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blakely-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.2 miles away from Blakely center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from the city 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 219.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from Blakely center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Early County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blakely topographic map

Birthplace of: Fitzhugh L. Fulton - Aviator.

Hospitals and medical centers in Blakely:

  • PIONEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF EARLY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11740 COLUMBIA STREET)
  • EARLY MEMORIAL NH (630 COLUMBIA RD)
  • EARLY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (11740 COLUMBIA ROAD)

airports located in Blakely:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blakely:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 32 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 41 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Darton State College (about 45 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 54 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 64 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)

Public high school in Blakely:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blakely:

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Notable locations in Blakely: Town and Country Club (A), Town and Country Golf Course (B), Early County Fire Department Blakely Station (C), Blakely Fire Department (D), Maddox Memorial Library (E), Early County Jail (F), Early County Courthouse (G), Blakely Regional Youth Development Center (H), Blakely City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: King Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blakely include: Westview United Methodist Church (A), Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Southside Baptist Church (C), Mount Olive Baptist Church (D), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Holy Family Catholic Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Free Will Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blakely Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Louise (A), Lake Myrtice (B), Lake Louise (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brunson Branch (A), Breastworks Branch (B), Baptist Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blakely include: Alex Howell Baseball Park (1), Standifer Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (826 North Main Street), Blakely Days Inn (435 Arlington Ave), Day's Inn (1097 Arlington Avenue).

Early County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.2% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Blakely in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Blakely (2011 data):

  • Bank of Early: Bank Of Early at 12347 Columbia Street, branch established on 1939/01/09. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $73.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: One South Financial, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Blakely: First State Bank Of Blakely at 218 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $362.8 mil, Deposits: $300.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares Of Blakely, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank: 412 Columbia St Branch at 412 Columbia Highway, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $104.3 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Donalsonville, GA, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia Community Bancorp, Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Georgia average:

12.6

Blakely travel time to work - commute Blakely mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blakely city (based on Early County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,08629
Black Protestant2,57116
Mainline Protestant9928
Catholic1351
Other71
None2,217-
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: 6
Early County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Early County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Early County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Early County:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blakely:

45.0%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blakely:

15.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Blakely:

39.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Blakely:

52.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Blakely:

81.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blakely, 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
Financial Administration 6$17,143$34,2860$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,103
Firefighters 15$46,239$36,9910$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,579$39,1580$0
Solid Waste Management 13$38,679$35,7040$0
Sewerage 3$10,819$43,2760$0
Water Supply 5$18,387$44,1290$0
Electric Power 7$31,425$53,8710$0
Gas Supply 3$11,718$46,8720$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,941$35,7641$722
Totals for Government 61$202,930$39,9216$1,825

Blakely government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,073,000 ($1057.98)
    Gas Utilities: $1,120,000 ($233.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $974,000 ($203.13)
    Central Staff Services: $865,000 ($180.40)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($87.38)
    Fire Protection: $406,000 ($84.67)
    Sewerage: $279,000 ($58.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $239,000 ($49.84)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($46.09)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($33.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($14.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $47,000 ($9.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $972,000 ($202.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $266,000 ($55.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($37.75)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($4.59)
    Gas Utilities: $17,000 ($3.55)
    Electric Utilities: $17,000 ($3.55)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($2.92)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,702,000 ($354.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($17.73)

Blakely government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $886,000 ($184.78)
    Sewerage: $314,000 ($65.48)
    All Other: $7,000 ($1.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $547,000 ($114.08)
    All Other: $131,000 ($27.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $292,000 ($60.90)
    Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($12.30)
    Rents: $11,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,125,000 ($1277.37)
    Gas Utilities: $1,282,000 ($267.36)
    Water Utilities: $472,000 ($98.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $268,000 ($55.89)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $228,000 ($47.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000 ($24.19)
    NEC: $64,000 ($13.35)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($7.72)

Blakely government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,760,000 ($367.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,610,000 ($335.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($31.28)

Blakely government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($32.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $338,000 ($70.49)

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Seminole County, GA  0.52% ($15,444 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.46% ($30,563)
from Dougherty County, GA  0.35% ($25,000)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houston County, AL  0.77% ($27,556 average AGI)
to Seminole County, GA  0.63% ($23,773)
to Miller County, GA  0.40% ($17,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WBBK-FM (93.1 FM; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS OF SW GA)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJWV (90.9 FM; FORT GAINES, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Blakely:

  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08DM (Channel 8; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W45BL (Channel 45; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CQ (Channel 51; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W30BO (Channel 30; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47BX (Channel 47; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Blakely fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Blakely fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $1,313,000Total costs
  • 5,100Total average daily traffic
  • 255Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,650Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blakely)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blakely, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • O.8 Miles Southwest Of (Lat: 31.374611 Lon: -84.952417), Call Sign: KUO587
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHz, 152.690 MHz, 152.630 MHzExpiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999Registrant: Alltel Corporate Services, Inc., 655 15th Street, N.W., Suite 220, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 783-3974

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.398722 Lon: -84.895667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 70.6 m, Overall height: 72.2 m, Call Sign: KBM5
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Steven N MitchellRegistrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.399972 Lon: -84.893861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KRK5, Licensee ID: L00011095
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.475 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2003, Expiration Date: 01/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2008Registrant: Early County Airport Authority, 22 Court Street, Blakely, GA 31723, Phone: (229) 723-4304
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.455833 Lon: -84.818889), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 16.7 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPZL304
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.34400 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/04/2019Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.392500 Lon: -84.901389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4.2 m, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WPZQ478
    Assigned Frequencies: 110.350 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2019Registrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:
  • Early County Airport (Lat: 31.399972 Lon: -84.893861), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQJY381
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.475 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2009, Expiration Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Steven N MitchellRegistrant: 1711 Old Coffee Rd., Wray, GA 31798, Phone: (229) 468-9220, Fax: (229) 468-0715, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blakely)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blakely)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blakely and their reported violations in the past:

BLAKELY (Population served: 6,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 21

Incident types - Blakely

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blakely, GA
Most common first names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8472.2 years
Mary6275.4 years
Willie5971.5 years
William5672.6 years
James5575.0 years
Annie4679.9 years
Mattie3379.5 years
George3272.7 years
Charlie3168.3 years
Robert2970.2 years
Most common last names in Blakely, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6174.8 years
Smith5371.9 years
Davis4375.7 years
Jones4174.4 years
Brown4075.2 years
Houston3978.5 years
White3875.4 years
Johnson3579.4 years
Jackson3070.0 years
George2778.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (0%)
Businesses in Blakely, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1

Blakely compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Blakely on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.