Cairo, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 9,434 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 4,537  (48.1%)
Females: 4,897  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 39827, 39828.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,504 (it was $23,054 in 2000)
Cairo:

$32,504
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,197 (it was $13,759 in 2000)

Cairo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,072 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Cairo:

$112,072
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $823.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cairo: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.0%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 50.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.8% for other race residents, 51.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cairo, GA (2017)
    • 4,29243.9%Black alone
    • 3,31933.9%White alone
    • 1,96220.1%Hispanic
    • 1151.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 971.0%American Indian alone
    • 370.4%Asian alone
    • 370.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Cairo, Georgia as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cairo is 127 to 1.


Crime rates in Cairo by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(20.8)
4
(41.4)
5
(50.7)
6
(62.5)
7
(71.9)
7
(71.4)
8
(81.0)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(166.3)
14
(145.0)
17
(172.2)
8
(83.3)
16
(164.4)
3
(30.6)
7
(70.9)
14
(142.2)
12
(121.9)
5
(51.2)
6
(62.8)
3
(31.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(343.0)
16
(165.7)
11
(111.4)
8
(83.3)
10
(102.7)
9
(91.8)
13
(131.6)
12
(121.9)
11
(111.7)
10
(102.3)
25
(261.6)
17
(180.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
133
(1,382)
109
(1,129)
67
(678.8)
61
(635.0)
103
(1,058)
85
(866.9)
43
(435.4)
72
(731.3)
50
(507.9)
43
(440.0)
57
(596.4)
80
(850.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
317
(3,295)
214
(2,216)
180
(1,824)
191
(1,988)
237
(2,435)
234
(2,387)
172
(1,742)
283
(2,875)
239
(2,428)
215
(2,200)
282
(2,950)
224
(2,381)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(259.8)
17
(176.1)
15
(152.0)
17
(177.0)
6
(61.6)
9
(91.8)
7
(70.9)
15
(152.4)
16
(162.5)
16
(163.7)
7
(73.2)
16
(170.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(41.6)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)384.5291.6247.1229.7324.4248.1238.5253.5233.0167.7266.1235.4

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City-data.com crime index in Cairo, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (10.2%), English (4.0%), Irish (2.8%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 258 feet

Land area: 9.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,013 people per square mile   (low).

Cairo, Georgia map

1,059 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

This city:

10.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,337 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,075 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (29.7 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (156.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (671.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Whigham, GA (2.6 miles ),
Spence, GA (3.3 miles ),
Calvary-Reno, GA (3.4 miles ),
Ochlocknee, GA (3.4 miles ),
Duncanville, GA (3.4 miles ),
Climax, GA (3.6 miles ),
Lime Sink, GA (3.6 miles ),
Calvary, GA (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 30.88 N, Longitude: 84.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,311 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 670 (18.3%)

Area code: 229

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cairo, GA residents
Average permit cost in Cairo, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Cairo, GA
Historical housing units in Cairo, GA
Most common industries in Cairo, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Apparel (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Cairo, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Cairo, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cairo-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Cairo city center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 175 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cairo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 352.2 miles away from Cairo 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.4 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 230.2 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 263.4 miles away from Cairo 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 249.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 276.6 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 Grady County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cairo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cairo:

  • GRADY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1155 5TH STREET, SE)
  • GRADY COUNTY DIALYSIS FACILITY (1182 5TH STREET SE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cairo:

  • ARCHBOLD HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • ROSEHAVEN ICF/MR (Hospital, about 14 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN DEV CTR ICF-MR (Hospital, about 14 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • ROSE HAVEN NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • RCG - THOMASVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)

Airports located in Cairo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cairo:

  • Bainbridge State College (about 20 miles; Bainbridge, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,308)
  • Florida State University (about 31 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 31 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 32 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Albany State University (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Darton State College (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)

Public high school in Cairo:

  • CAIRO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,143, Location: 455 5TH ST SE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cairo:

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Library in Cairo:

  • RODDENBERY MEMORIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $799,720; Location: 320 NORTH BROAD STREET; 61,422 books; 1,162 audio materials; 1,154 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 137 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The zip code has changed from 31728 to 39828.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cairo: Cairo Country Club (A), Cairo Fire Department (B), Grady County Volunteer Fire Department Cairo Station (C), Roddenberry Memorial Library (D), Grady County Jail (E), Grady County Courthouse (F), Cairo City Hall (G), Grady County Emergency Medical Services (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cairo Crossing Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cairo include: Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Christ Gospel Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Eastside Baptist Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Born Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cairo City Cemetery (1), Long Branch Cemetery (2), Myrtle Hill Cemetery (3), Greenwood Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Country Club Lake (A), Falconer Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cairo include: Davis Park (1), Barber Park (2), Azalea Park (3), Holder Park (4), Southern Terrace Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Grady County Museum (3 North Broad Street).

Hotels: Grady Lodge (630 US Highway 84 East), Days Inn (35 US Highway 84 East), Comfort Inn (2800 US Highway 84 East), Cairo-Days Inn (35 Us Highway 84 E), Best Western Executive Inn (2800 US Highway 84 East).

Birthplace of: Jackie Robinson - (1919-1972), African-American baseball great, Daryle Singletary - Country singer, Bill Stanfill - College football player, Mickey Thomas (singer) - Rock singer, Teresa Edwards - Professional women's basketball player, Willie Harris - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago White Sox, born: Jun 22, 1978), Ernest Riles - Baseball player, Cliff Hammonds - College basketball player (Clemson Tigers), Mickey Thomas - (born 1949), singer ("Jefferson Starship"), Richard Crump - Player of and football.

Grady 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 Cairo and their reported violations in the past:

CAIRO (Population served: 9,703, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
BEACHTON PLACE (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
113 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cairo in 2000:

  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Cairo (2011 data):

  • Ameris Bank: Drive-In Branch at 40 Highway 84 East, branch established on 1971/04/05; Cairo Banking Company Branch at 201 South Broad Street, branch established on 2006/10/28. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • Capital City Bank: Highway 84 Branch at Highway 84 East, branch established on 1985/10/18; Cairo Branch at 420 N. Broad Street, branch established on 1918/06/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: at 128 South Broad Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $46.1 mil, Deposits: $40.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices
  • United National Bank: at 722 N Broad St, branch established on 2000/05/26. Info updated 2007/09/07: Bank assets: $176.7 mil, Deposits: $148.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Cairo Branch at 802 North Broad Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc

For population 15 years and over in Cairo:

Marital status in Cairo, GA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Cairo:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cairo, GA (based on Grady County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,34736
Mainline Protestant1,53912
Black Protestant1,1908
Catholic6151
Other2262
None11,094-
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: 4
Grady County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Grady County:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grady County:

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Georgia:

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

15.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cairo:

46.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cairo:

42.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cairo:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Cairo:

51.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cairo:

79.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cairo, 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
Other and Unallocable 30$83,251$33,3000$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$95,842$54,7670$0
Sewerage 20$53,619$32,1710$0
Firefighters 17$54,668$38,5890$0
Electric Power 13$37,514$34,6280$0
Solid Waste Management 13$33,354$30,7880$0
Other Government Administration 8$31,144$46,7166$3,863
Streets and Highways 7$16,040$27,4970$0
Parks and Recreation 7$12,376$21,2160$0
Water Supply 6$14,725$29,4500$0
Gas Supply 4$11,809$35,4270$0
Police - Other 3$6,682$26,7289$4,342
Financial Administration 3$11,690$46,7600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,894
Totals for Government 152$462,714$36,53017$11,099

Cairo government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $330,000 ($34.98)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($23.32)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,427,000 ($1423.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,158,000 ($334.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,794,000 ($296.16)
    Police Protection: $2,256,000 ($239.14)
    Water Utilities: $2,127,000 ($225.46)
    General - Other: $2,006,000 ($212.64)
    Gas Utilities: $1,465,000 ($155.29)
    Sewerage: $1,418,000 ($150.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,127,000 ($119.46)
    Central Staff Services: $729,000 ($77.27)
    Regular Highways: $638,000 ($67.63)
    Libraries: $237,000 ($25.12)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($23.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $218,000 ($23.11)
    Air Transportation: $208,000 ($22.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($6.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000 ($6.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($3.50)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($1.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($10.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $188,000 ($19.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $478,000 ($50.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($43.57)
    Sewerage: $318,000 ($33.71)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($18.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($17.81)
    Gas Utilities: $107,000 ($11.34)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($8.06)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($7.84)
    Electric Utilities: $43,000 ($4.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $23,000 ($2.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,969,000 ($632.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $362,000 ($38.37)

Cairo government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,553,000 ($376.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,964,000 ($208.18)
    Sewerage: $1,060,000 ($112.36)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($2.54)
    Other: $22,000 ($2.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,096,000 ($116.18)
    Other: $743,000 ($78.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $215,000 ($22.79)
    Interest Earnings: $111,000 ($11.77)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,462,000 ($1638.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,590,000 ($168.54)
    Gas Utilities: $1,271,000 ($134.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $263,000 ($27.88)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $1,461,000 ($154.87)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $479,000 ($50.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $436,000 ($46.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $205,000 ($21.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $111,000 ($11.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($3.82)
    Other License: $31,000 ($3.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($2.97)

Cairo government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000 ($1106.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,560,000 ($1013.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $880,000 ($93.28)

Cairo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $778,000 ($82.47)

6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Thomas County, GA  1.45% ($36,681 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.72% ($28,017)
to Decatur County, GA  0.64% ($29,094)
Businesses in Cairo, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cairo:

  • WGRA (790 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, GA; Owner: LOVETT BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • 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.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WPAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: LENROB ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cairo:

  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGE (101.9 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: JOHN H. WIGGINS)
  • WXSR (101.5 FM; QUINCY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGT (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTF (104.9 FM; HAVANA, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W250AF (97.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBWT (100.7 FM; MIDWAY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSL (90.7 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

TV broadcast stations around Cairo:

  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W02CI (Channel 2; CAIRO/THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CEE, INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WBXT-CA (Channel 56; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Cairo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cairo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 472ft / 144mTotal length
  • $49,470,000Total costs
  • 170,188Total average daily traffic
  • 3,521Total average daily truck traffic
  • 255,282Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cairo, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cairo, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cairo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cairo, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cairo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cairo)

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 101. The highest number of reported fires - 219 took place in 2016, and the least - 7 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cairo, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.0%), and Structure Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cairo, GA
    • 54649.0%Outside Fires
    • 37733.8%Structure Fires
    • 18616.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 60.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cairo, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cairo, Georgia:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 35 Us Hwy 84 E, Cairo, Georgia 39828 , Phone: (229) 377-4400
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 2800 Us Hwy 84 E, Cairo, Georgia 39828 , Phone: (229) 377-8000, Fax: (229) 377-9193
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cairo, Georgia
Most common first names in Cairo, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12670.2 years
William11271.5 years
John9275.8 years
Mary7479.3 years
Robert6169.3 years
Annie5978.3 years
Willie5467.8 years
George5072.4 years
Henry4475.6 years
Thomas4271.3 years
Most common last names in Cairo, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams8472.6 years
Johnson7570.7 years
Smith5372.6 years
Maxwell4973.9 years
Miller4771.4 years
Thomas4567.8 years
Brown4367.5 years
Davis4374.1 years
Jones3869.0 years
Willis3673.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cairo, GA
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cairo, GA
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cairo compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cairo on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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  • David W. Hilbig (2)
  • Paul J. Califano (2)
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  • David Hilbig (2)
  • Paul Califano (1)
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.