Byron, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 5,226 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +81.0%
Males: 2,394  (45.8%)
Females: 2,832  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31008.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,475 (it was $45,691 in 2000)
Byron:

$57,475
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,293 (it was $18,811 in 2000)

Byron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,808 (it was $88,600 in 2000)
Byron:

$188,808
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $172,911; detached houses: $173,366

Median gross rent in 2019: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Byron: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.3%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Byron, GA (2019)
    • 2,75452.4%White alone
    • 2,07939.6%Black alone
    • 2094.0%Asian alone
    • 1392.6%Hispanic
    • 290.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 330.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Byron, Georgia as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Byron is 83 to 1.


Crime rates in Byron by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.8)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(89.4)
6
(157.9)
6
(139.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.5)
2
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.2)
5
(99.0)
2
(38.3)
2
(38.3)
1
(19.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(298.1)
8
(210.5)
13
(302.7)
31
(686.6)
37
(809.5)
36
(785.5)
8
(167.6)
5
(102.9)
4
(79.2)
3
(57.4)
2
(38.3)
1
(19.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(566.3)
34
(894.5)
34
(791.6)
34
(753.0)
100
(2,188)
67
(1,462)
50
(1,048)
26
(535.1)
23
(455.6)
18
(344.7)
41
(784.2)
27
(513.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(2,385)
96
(2,526)
110
(2,561)
147
(3,256)
191
(4,179)
118
(2,575)
89
(1,865)
106
(2,182)
105
(2,080)
98
(1,877)
137
(2,621)
115
(2,187)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(447.1)
17
(447.3)
9
(209.5)
9
(199.3)
18
(393.8)
20
(436.4)
11
(230.5)
9
(185.2)
9
(178.3)
8
(153.2)
10
(191.3)
11
(209.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
2
(43.8)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index281.1309.9277.1380.5557.4427.9199.9213.6174.9149.8194.1149.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Byron, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (18.3%), German (11.2%), English (4.4%), European (3.3%), Scottish (2.7%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile   (low).

Byron, Georgia map

277 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

5.3%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,013 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,027 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 83.76 W

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Byron, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Byron, GA in 2019
Byron satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2018: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2019: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Byron, GA residents
Average permit cost in Byron, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +539 (+23.0%).
Most common industries in Byron, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.4%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Byron, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Byron, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.708. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.708
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 8% greater 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) earthquake occurred 167.2 miles away from Byron center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 167.2 miles away from the city 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 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 Peach County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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 and heliports located in Byron:

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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: 62, Location: 127 PEACHTREE PLACE STE 703, Grades: 3-12)
  • BYRON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20, Location: 69 BURNETT RD, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Byron:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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

Peach 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 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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Byron:

Marital status in Byron, GA
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Byron
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron, GA (based on Peach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Byron:

46.7%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Byron:

42.6%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Byron:

28.9
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Byron:

19.9%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Byron:

9.5%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Byron:

53.7%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Byron, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$70,528$47,0196$8,315
Water Supply 10$73,497$88,1960$0
Financial Administration 8$29,026$43,5390$0
Police - Other 4$12,324$36,9720$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,052$44,2083$11,389
Sewerage 3$18,762$75,0480$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,330$67,9806$2,631
Other and Unallocable 2$5,996$35,9761$600
Firefighters 2$7,479$44,8743$2,443
Correction 1$3,386$40,6320$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$218
Totals for Government 53$243,380$55,10520$25,596

Byron government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $349,000 ($66.78)
    Water Utilities: $342,000 ($65.44)
    Sewerage: $228,000 ($43.63)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($8.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,019,000 ($386.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($232.87)
    Sewerage: $1,164,000 ($222.73)
    Central Staff Services: $865,000 ($165.52)
    Gas Utilities: $839,000 ($160.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $751,000 ($143.70)
    Regular Highways: $618,000 ($118.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $541,000 ($103.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000 ($58.94)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($7.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($43.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $480,000 ($91.85)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $86,000 ($16.46)
    Other - General - Other: $8,000 ($1.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $61,000 ($11.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($8.42)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($6.89)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($3.25)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($2.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($8.04)

Byron government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,222,000 ($233.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $317,000 ($60.66)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000 ($5.36)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $588,000 ($112.51)
    General Local Government Support: $273,000 ($52.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,205,000 ($230.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($13.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($3.64)
    Sale of Property: $15,000 ($2.87)
    Rents: $12,000 ($2.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($150.40)
    Gas Utilities: $473,000 ($90.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($4.78)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.91)
  • Tax - Property: $1,875,000 ($358.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $575,000 ($110.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $320,000 ($61.23)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $282,000 ($53.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $144,000 ($27.55)
    Other License: $91,000 ($17.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $70,000 ($13.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000 ($4.78)
    Other: $15,000 ($2.87)

Byron government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,409,000 ($843.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,198,000 ($803.29)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000 ($97.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000 ($57.21)

Byron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,005,000 ($1149.06)

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
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 Houston County, GA  3.80% ($38,473 average AGI)
from Bibb County, GA  1.18% ($34,198)
from Crawford County, GA  0.49% ($33,043)


9.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
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 Houston County, GA  4.28% ($36,774 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  1.16% ($37,798)
to Crawford County, GA  0.50% ($34,872)
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

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Byron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.2mTotal length
  • $16,681,000Total costs
  • 226,560Total average daily traffic
  • 30,828Total average daily truck traffic
  • 151,740Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Byron, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Byron, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2020, Certifier: John T Scott, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, 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, 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: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, 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:
  • 9AT0676A, Boy Scout Road (At0676) (Lat: 32.677694 Lon: -83.763000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQVJ506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 9AT0679A, 10121 Hwy 247 (Byron / 003021) (Lat: 32.620222 Lon: -83.738361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WQVS478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 04/28/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BYRON, Rt 3 John E Sullivan Rd (Lat: 32.590278 Lon: -83.761389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 144.5 m, Call Sign: WQZH943,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of fires - 112 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Byron, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Byron, GA
    • 34945.2%Outside Fires
    • 22729.4%Structure Fires
    • 19224.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Byron, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron, Georgia:

  • Econo Lodge, 515 Old Macon Rd, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-5600, Fax: (478) 956-5600
  • Holiday Inn Express Byron, 102 Holiday Ct, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-7829, Fax: (478) 956-7842
  • Comfort Inn, 115 Chapman Rd, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-1600, Fax: (478) 956-2680
  • Econo Lodge, 12003 Watson Blvd, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-2800, Fax: (478) 956-4162
  • Comfort Suites, 103 Dunbar Rd, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-1222, Fax: (478) 956-1333
  • America's Comfort Lodge, 12009 Watson Blvd, Byron, Georgia 31008 , Phone: (478) 956-5300, Fax: (478) 956-2377
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Byron, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byron, GA
  • 84.4%Electricity
  • 13.0%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byron, GA
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas


Byron compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Byron on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2021.