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Population in 2012: 9,821 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 

Males: 4,521  (46.0%)
Females: 5,300  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  34.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 39827, 39828.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,826 (it was $23,054 in 2000)
Cairo:

$22,826
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,231

Cairo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,912 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Cairo:

$112,912
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,495; Detached houses: $137,410; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,319; In 2-unit structures: $128,539; Mobile homes: $48,049; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $170,125

Median gross rent in 2012: $732.

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  • Black alone - 4,601 (47.9%)
  • White alone - 3,416 (35.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,384 (14.4%)
  • Two or more races - 98 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 52 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cairo: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (6.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.1%), German (3.0%), Polish (1.1%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 258 feet

Land area: 9.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cairo:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cairo city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

746 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Cairo, Georgia as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cairo to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $741 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $874 (0.6%)

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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) .

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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.88 N, Longitude: 84.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -732 (-7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 586 (21.4%)

Area code: 229

Cairo household income distribution Cairo home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cairo by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 121000010
per 100,000 10.620.710.70.00.00.00.010.30.0
Rapes 028245677
per 100,000 0.020.785.420.841.450.762.571.971.4
Robberies 159181614178163
per 100,000 158.593.2192.2166.3145.0172.283.3164.430.6
Assaults 1624193316118109
per 100,000 169.1248.4202.9343.0165.7111.483.3102.791.8
Burglaries 10616197133109676110385
per 100,000 1120.31666.51035.81382.41128.9678.8635.01058.3866.9
Thefts 311334333317214180191237234
per 100,000 3286.83457.23555.83294.92216.51823.51988.12435.02386.5
Auto thefts 2419262517151769
per 100,000 253.6196.7277.6259.8176.1152.0177.061.691.8
Arson N/A034N/A0N/A00
per 100,000 N/A0.032.041.6N/A0.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.8) 338.6413.5432.5391.3296.8251.5233.8330.1252.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Georgia average:

2.77

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Cairo, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-2.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cairo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grady County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Cairo:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Cairo, GA

Airports located in Cairo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cairo:

  • Florida State University (about 31 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 33,687)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 32 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 32 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)
  • Albany Technical College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Albany State University (about 48 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Darton College (about 49 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Valdosta State University (about 55 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)

Public high school in Cairo:

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.

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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 USHighway 84 East), Days Inn (35 USHighway 84 East), Comfort Inn (2800 USHighway 84 East), Cairo-Days Inn (35 Us Highway 84 E), Best Western Executive Inn (2800 USHighway 84 East).

 
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: 10239, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-16-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUL-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and DEC-19-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-1997), St Intentional no-action (FEB-03-1998), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-1998)
L. C. WORLEY`S BBQ (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BEACHTON PLACE (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 68.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.6% for other race residents, 82.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cairo, GA

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

Cairo compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below 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.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cairo, Georgia:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 35 Us Hwy 84 E, Cairo, GA 39828 , Phone: (229) 377-4400
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 2800 Us Hwy 84 E, Cairo, GA 39828 , Phone: (229) 377-8000, Fax: (229) 377-9193
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cairo, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cairo travel time to work - commute


Cairo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Cairo city (based on Grady County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.41%
Here54.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ USA National Primitive Baptist Convention
Adherents67.5%12.6%5.6%3.7%3.0%
Congregations39.7%19.0%3.4%3.4%5.2%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.8%0.9%0.8%0.8%3.3%
Congregations3.4%1.7%1.7%1.7%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Grady County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grady County:

31.3%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,511$34,5330$0
Other Government Administration 7$25,744$44,1336$3,861
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,873
Police Protection - Officers 22$76,120$41,5200$0
Police - Other 3$5,362$21,44810$4,242
Firefighters 16$37,955$28,4660$0
Streets and Highways 7$13,671$23,4360$0
Solid Waste Management 14$34,381$29,4691$567
Sewerage 14$27,033$23,1710$0
Parks and Recreation 6$8,829$17,6580$0
Water Supply 6$15,359$30,7180$0
Electric Power 29$69,575$28,7900$0
Gas Supply 7$13,556$23,2390$0
Other and Unallocable 12$27,737$27,7370$0
Totals for Government 147$366,833$29,94619$10,543

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,893,000 ($1007.33)
    Police Protection: $1,366,000 ($139.09)
    Water Utilities: $1,361,000 ($138.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,238,000 ($126.06)
    Gas Utilities: $1,141,000 ($116.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,070,000 ($108.95)
    Sewerage: $908,000 ($92.45)
    Fire Protection: $761,000 ($77.49)
    Central Staff Services: $603,000 ($61.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $389,000 ($39.61)
    Libraries: $218,000 ($22.20)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($12.22)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($10.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $95,000 ($9.67)
    Air Transportation: $80,000 ($8.15)
    Corrections - Other: $33,000 ($3.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($1.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000 ($37.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $33,000 ($3.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $190,000 ($19.35)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($14.15)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($13.75)
    Electric Utilities: $130,000 ($13.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $124,000 ($12.63)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($12.02)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($9.16)
    Gas Utilities: $45,000 ($4.58)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($2.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,793,000 ($488.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $259,000 ($26.37)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.71)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,293,000 ($131.66)
    Sewerage: $1,033,000 ($105.18)
    All Other: $513,000 ($52.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($1.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $707,000 ($71.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $222,000 ($22.60)
    Interest Earnings: $217,000 ($22.10)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($2.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,830,000 ($1000.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,549,000 ($157.72)
    Gas Utilities: $1,143,000 ($116.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $93,000 ($9.47)
  • Tax - Property: $1,343,000 ($136.75)
    NEC: $338,000 ($34.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $336,000 ($34.21)
    Public Utilities: $83,000 ($8.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,328,000 ($542.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,560,000 ($667.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,000,000 ($101.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,560,000 ($769.78)
    Water Utilities: $4,965,000 ($505.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $364,000 ($37.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,814,000 ($184.71)

7.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Thomas County, GA  1.69% ($29,748 average AGI)
from Leon County, FL  0.68% ($42,373)
from Decatur County, GA  0.59% ($34,477)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Thomas County, GA  1.34% ($26,790 average AGI)
to Decatur County, GA  0.62% ($23,478)
to Leon County, FL  0.48% ($26,806)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cairo, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 32
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 83
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Cairo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50,900
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 76,350

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cairo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5th St And Hwy 84 (Lat: 30.894917 Lon: -84.211000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPFR828
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.912 MHz, 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 859.862 MHz, 859.887 MHz, 859.912 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.337 MHz... (+7 more)
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 251 Ft Nw Of Pine Park Rd Xing Csxt (Lat: 30.849639 Lon: -84.102389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPRM363
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 915.000 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2005, Expiration Date: 11/17/2015, Certifier: S B Watson
    Registrant: Csx Transportation, 4th Flr, J958 - Fcc License Coord., 6735 Southpoint Drive South, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 5th St And Hwy 84 (Lat: 30.894917 Lon: -84.211000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQJM720
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, 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
  • 3rd St Se & 6th Ave Int (Lat: 30.871583 Lon: -84.204889), Call Sign: KNJL257, Licensee ID: L00826876
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant: County Of Grady, 122 North Broad Street, Cairo, GA 39828, Phone: (229) 377-3701, Fax: (229) 377-3437
  • 225 1st Ave Sw (Lat: 30.876583 Lon: -84.205444), Call Sign: WSE337, Licensee ID: L00013207
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2001, Expiration Date: 03/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011
    Registrant: City Of Cairo, Cairo, GA 31728, Phone: (912) 377-1722
  • 5th St & Hwy 84 (Lat: 30.894444 Lon: -84.213750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WPTU632
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2001, Expiration Date: 12/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Certifier: David A Dobbins
    Registrant: Lao 20120406, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • 98 38th Blvd., N.E. (Lat: 30.885972 Lon: -84.206639), Call Sign: WQFN542
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2006, Expiration Date: 08/24/2016, Certifier: Mike Rogerson
    Registrant: Erc Parts, Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (770) 984-0276, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Hwy 84 1.4mi Nw Of (Lat: 30.902667 Lon: -84.228500), Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WMG446, Licensee ID: L00132165
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2009
    Registrant: Cumulus Licensing LLC, 3280 Peachtree Road, Nw Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30305
  • STATION, 5th St & Hwy 84 (Lat: 30.894889 Lon: -84.211000), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNTA296
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.593 MHz, 928.593 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/26/2020
    Registrant: Grady Electric Membership Corp, 1499 Highway 84 W, Cairo, GA 39828, Phone: (229) 377-4182, Fax: (229) 377-7176, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 3rd St Se & 6th Ave (Lat: 30.871556 Lon: -84.204889), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKM838
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street Nw Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Intersection Of 5th Street 8 Us # 84 (Lat: 30.895167 Lon: -84.215444), Call Sign: KWT955
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Cairo Grady County Airport (Lat: 30.886306 Lon: -84.152667), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KLB5
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 11/09/2015
    Registrant: City Of Cairo, 100 2nd St. Sw, Cairo, GA 39828, Phone: (229) 377-3653, Fax: (229) 378-3071, Email:
  • Cairo Grady County Airport (Lat: 30.890750 Lon: -84.160722), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WRLB2249
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.33851 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016
    Registrant: City Of Cairo, 100 2nd St Sw, Cairo, GA 39828, Phone: (229) 377-3653, Fax: (229) 378-3071, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cairo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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


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
Businesses in Cairo, GA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's1

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