Byron, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 4,798 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +66.2%
Males: 2,333  (48.6%)
Females: 2,465  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31008.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,262 (it was $45,691 in 2000)
Byron:

$56,262
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,287 (it was $18,811 in 2000)

Byron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,477 (it was $88,600 in 2000)
Byron:

$140,477
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $796.

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  • Races in Byron, GA (2010)

    Byron races chart
    • 2,87663.7%White alone
    • 1,30028.8%Black alone
    • 1743.9%Hispanic
    • 801.8%Asian alone
    • 611.4%Two or more races
    • 130.3%Other race alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Byron: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.9%), English (9.7%), Irish (4.4%), German (4.1%), Scottish (3.3%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 824 people per square mile   (low).

Byron,GA real estate house value index trend

Byron, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byron city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

319 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

6.9%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Byron, Georgia as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Byron to the number of sex offenders is 157 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,317 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,068 (0.7%)

Byron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (14.2 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (85.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (671.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Centerville, GA (2.2 miles ), Rutland, GA (2.6 miles ), Warner Robins, GA (2.7 miles ), Zenith, GA (3.0 miles ), Fort Valley, GA (3.2 miles ), Robins AFB, GA (3.2 miles ), Lizella, GA (3.4 miles ), Perry, GA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2005: 214 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2006: 187 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $133,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 83.76 W

Area code: 478

Byron household income distribution Byron home values distribution

Crime rates in Byron by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001110
per 100,000 0.00.032.829.826.30.0
Robberies 623366
per 100,000 202.966.298.389.4157.9139.7
Assaults 471610813
per 100,000 135.3231.9524.1298.1210.5302.7
Burglaries 314536193434
per 100,000 1,048.41,490.61,179.2566.3894.5791.6
Thefts 1261571688096110
per 100,000 4,261.15,200.45,502.82,384.52,525.72,561.1
Auto thefts 16161615179
per 100,000 541.1530.0524.1447.1447.3209.5
Arson 0N/A0N/A0N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.0N/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 316.0) 390.4438.2525.7292.6322.6288.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Byron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +539 (+23.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Byron, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Byron, Georgia average temperatures Byron, Georgia average precipitation Byron, Georgia humidity Byron, Georgia wind speed Byron, Georgia snowfall Byron, Georgia sunshine Byron, Georgia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Byron city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 111.9 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 167.2 miles away from Byron 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 209.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Byron center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 218.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Birthplace of: Steve Cherry - College basketball player (UT-Chattanooga Mocs).

Hospitals and medical centers in Byron:

  • THE MEDICAL CENTER OF PEACH COUNTY (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1960 HIGHWAY 247 CONNECTOR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • BMA OF WARNER ROBINS, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • HEART OF GEORGIA, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • WARNER ROBINS NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • WARNER ROBINS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • COMPREHENSIVE CARE OF GEORGIA INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF MIDDLE GEORGIA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)
  • PEACHBELT HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARNER ROBINS, GA)

Airports located in Byron:

Amtrak station near Byron:

  • 16 miles: MACON (GREYHOUND STA., 65 SPRING ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 9 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,829)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 12 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 12 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Mercer University (about 14 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Gordon State College (about 36 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 43 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 43 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)

Private high schools in Byron:

  • HOPEWELL ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: 127 PEACHTREE PKWY; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • SPIRIT OF TRUTH MISSION SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 127 PEACH PKWY STE 704; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Byron:

Private elementary/middle school in Byron:

  • BYRON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: 69 BURNETT RD; Grades: 1 - 11)
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Notable locations in Byron: Peach Festival Outlet Center (A), North Peach Industrial Park (B), Byron Public Library (C), Byron Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Byron include: Allen Temple (A), Byron Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Byron (515 Old Macon Rd), Comfort Inn Byron (115 Chapman Rd), Economy Inn (I-75 & Exit 45), Guest House Inn (12005 Watson Boulevard), Byron/Macon South Ga Super 8 Motel (305 Hwy 49 N I-75 Exit 149), Best Western Inn and Suites (101 Dunbar Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.7. This is about average.

City:

81.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.17
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00284
U.S.:

0.01468

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

BYRON (Population served: 6,617, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-25-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.8%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 46.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
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

Byron compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Byron (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Byron Branch at 102 Highway 49 South, branch established on 1963/02/04. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Byron Branch at 101 Highway 49, branch established on 1974/11/11. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • CertusBank, National Association: Byron Branch at 202 W White Rd, branch established on 2001/03/12. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron, Georgia:

  • Best Western Byron, 101 Dunbar Rd, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-3056
  • Days Inn Byron, 246 Hwy 49, N, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-5100
  • Super 8 Motel, 305 Hwy 49, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-3311
  • Econo Lodge, 515 Old Macon Rd, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-5600, Fax: (478) 956-5600
  • Holiday Inn Express Byron, 102 Holiday Ct, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-7829, Fax: (478) 956-7842
  • Comfort Inn, 115 Chapman Rd, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-1600, Fax: (478) 956-2680
  • Econo Lodge, 12003 Watson Blvd, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-2800, Fax: (478) 956-4162
  • Comfort Suites, 103 Dunbar Rd, Byron, GA 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-1222, Fax: (478) 956-1333
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Georgia average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron city (based on Peach County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,99623
Black Protestant2,58810
Mainline Protestant1,3889
Catholic7301
Other4714
None14,522-
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: 5
Peach County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Peach County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Peach County:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Peach County:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

13.8%
State:

14.6%
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 8$24,772$37,1580$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,669$58,0146$1,950
Judicial and Legal 3$9,432$37,7283$8,439
Police Protection - Officers 18$60,192$40,1286$6,162
Police - Other 4$10,517$31,5510$0
Firefighters 2$6,383$38,2983$1,811
Correction 1$2,889$34,6680$0
Sewerage 13$35,563$32,8270$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$162
Other and Unallocable 2$8,225$49,3500$0
Totals for Government 53$167,642$37,95719$18,524

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($45.44)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($30.22)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($17.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($4.79)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($4.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $722,000 ($150.48)
    Gas Utilities: $470,000 ($97.96)
    Water Utilities: $366,000 ($76.28)
    Central Staff Services: $314,000 ($65.44)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($50.85)
    Financial Administration: $220,000 ($45.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($31.89)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($24.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $98,000 ($20.43)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($19.80)
    Fire Protection: $71,000 ($14.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($12.51)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($8.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.46)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($5.63)
    Health Services - Other: $16,000 ($3.33)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $46,000 ($9.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($4.79)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($3.75)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.67)
    General: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($16.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $76,000 ($15.84)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($8.55)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($6.04)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($3.96)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($3.75)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($3.13)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($2.71)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($1.25)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,091,000 ($227.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($6.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $229,000 ($47.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($32.93)
    All Other: $90,000 ($18.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $247,000 ($51.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $444,000 ($92.54)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($17.51)
    Rents: $10,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $535,000 ($111.50)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($71.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($9.80)
    Highways: $26,000 ($5.42)
  • Tax - Property: $410,000 ($85.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $256,000 ($53.36)
    Public Utilities: $147,000 ($30.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $104,000 ($21.68)
    NEC: $74,000 ($15.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $559,000 ($116.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $272,000 ($56.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $774,000 ($161.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($11.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,274,000 ($473.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($5.42)

9.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.49%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($470 average AGI)
Peach County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, GA  3.57% ($31,762 average AGI)
from Bibb County, GA  1.23% ($36,097)
from Crawford County, GA  0.25% ($32,043)


9.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
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, GA  4.08% ($27,551 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  1.16% ($33,785)
to Crawford County, GA  0.28% ($29,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron:

  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXKO (1150 AM; 1 kW; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBML (900 AM; 2 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: WBML, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WELV-FM (102.5 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W282AE (104.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Byron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Byron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 52m171ftTotal length
  • $596,000Total costs
  • 164,000Total average daily traffic
  • 25,080Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Byron)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 3 John E Sullivan Rd (Lat: 32.589861 Lon: -83.761306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPBV321
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.887 MHz, 858.912 MHz, 859.287 MHz, 859.312 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 859.837 MHz, 859.887 MHz... (+13 more)
    Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Rt 3 John E Sullivan Rd (Lat: 32.589861 Lon: -83.761306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQJM608
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 10 Mi S Of Macon On Us 41 (Lat: 32.658194 Lon: -83.703806), Call Sign: KIQ373, Licensee ID: L00011952
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/1999, Expiration Date: 11/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2002
    Registrant: State Of Georgia, 200 Piedmont Ave 1402 West, Atlanta, GA 30334-9010, Phone: (912) 751-3494
  • 6711 Peach Parkway (Lat: 32.611306 Lon: -83.792889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNYN797
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/10/2022
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 404 Highway 49 (Lat: 32.663611 Lon: -83.738333), Call Sign: WPWN251
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 12/23/2002, Expiration Date: 12/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2013, Certifier: Cliff Ledbettek
    Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N Randall Road E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-5331, Email:
  • Lat: 32.981528 Lon: -83.749889, Call Sign: WPXY901
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 466.337 MHz, 469.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 07/02/2013, Certifier: Linda Butsack
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20855 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-7486, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • POWERSVILLE, 4481 Housers Mill Road (Lat: 32.610556 Lon: -83.749611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 71.6 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WMR753
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • .25 Mi N Of Int Of Lakeview & Randolph Walker (Lat: 32.590139 Lon: -83.761278), Overall height: 144.5 m, Call Sign: WPNA959
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.406 MHz, 928.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1996, Expiration Date: 07/29/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (404) 506-7330
  • Byron, Rt 3 John E Sullivan Rd (Lat: 32.590278 Lon: -83.761389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 144.5 m, Call Sign: WPTJ664
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.406 MHz, 928.406 MHz, 932.268 MHz, 941.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/16/2021, Certifier: J. Russell Williams
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • STUDIO, 101 Gralan Drive (Lat: 32.648778 Lon: -83.756639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQHC527
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2007, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2008, Certifier: Rita C Adams
    Registrant: Control-Comm Systems, 7137 Heather Lane, Macon, GA 31216, Phone: (478) 951-9111, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Byron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Byron)
Most common first names in Byron, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5971.0 years
William5572.3 years
Mary4476.8 years
Robert3868.2 years
John3371.7 years
Charles2166.3 years
Annie2178.4 years
Joseph1664.6 years
Betty1666.9 years
George1665.8 years
Most common last names in Byron, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4170.1 years
Jones2271.1 years
Davis2068.4 years
Brown1875.6 years
Jackson1770.4 years
Lowe1660.9 years
Williams1574.3 years
Johnson1470.5 years
Thomas1367.8 years
Wright1063.4 years
Businesses in Byron, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Famous Footwear1
Advance Auto Parts1FedEx3
Arby's1Ford1
Best Western1Holiday Inn1
Chevrolet1Knights Inn1
Circle K1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Subway2
Dennys1Super 81
DressBarn1U-Haul1
Dressbarn1UPS2
Econo Lodge2Waffle House3

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