Campton, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 6,920.
Males: 3,453  (49.9%)
Females: 3,467  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30656

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,819 (it was $55,179 in 2000)
Campton:

$57,819
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,509 (it was $24,060 in 2000)

Campton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,723 (it was $125,900 in 2000)
Campton:

$171,723
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $246,319; Detached houses: $247,738; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,360; Mobile homes: $236,373
Campton races chart
  • White alone - 4,493 (87.8%)
  • Black alone - 348 (6.8%)
  • Asian alone - 158 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Campton: 157.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 902 feet

Land area: 48.3 square miles.

Population density: 143 people per square mile   (very low).

Campton, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Campton:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Campton CCD:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 73.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Campton CCD:  0.9% ($1,135)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Campton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (20.0 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (40.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (591.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bethlehem, GA (2.0 miles ), Monroe, GA (2.5 miles ), Between, GA (2.6 miles) , Russell, GA (2.6 miles ), Winder, GA (2.8 miles ), Good Hope, GA (3.0 miles ), Statham, GA (3.0 miles ), Carl, GA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 83.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 770

Campton household income distribution Campton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Campton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Campton-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Campton place center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.4 miles away from the place center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Campton-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.7 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 117.2 miles away from Campton center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 133.4 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 206.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 299.4 miles away from Campton center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Campton:

  • PARK PLACE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONROE, GA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF WALTON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MONROE, GA)
  • CLEARVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MONROE, GA)
  • WALTON REGIONAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONROE, GA)
  • WALTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MONROE, GA)
  • WINDER HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WINDER, GA)
  • BARROW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WINDER, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Campton:

  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 18 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,993)
  • University of Georgia (about 21 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 21 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Athens Technical College (about 24 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 26 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Brenau University (about 30 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 31 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)

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Notable locations in Campton: Walton County Fire / Rescue Department Station 9 (A), Walton County Fire / Rescue Department Station 8 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Campton include: Campton Church (A), Lost City Miracle Church (B), Macedonia Church (C), Hickory Grove Church (D), Prospect Church (E), Shoal Creek Church (F), Sorrells Springs Church (G), Spring Hill Church (H), Center Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parker Cemetery (1), Adams Cemetery (2), Alcovy Cemetery (3), Bell Cemetery (4), Bradley Cemetery (5), Breedlove Cemetery (6), Moore Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Black Lake (A), Waller Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Wolf Creek (A), Wildcat Creek (B), Camp Creek (C), Bay Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Campton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Campton CCD (based on Walton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.73%
Here: 31.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents64.4%15.6%4.3%4.2%3.9%
Congregations39.7%19.0%6.9%3.4%1.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.8%1.2%1.1%1.4%
Congregations1.7%1.7%1.7%3.4%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: 8
Walton County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Walton County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Walton County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walton County:

28.5%
Georgia:

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

14.0%
State:

14.6%

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.95% ($38,789 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  0.66% ($26,724)
from Barrow County, GA  0.50% ($26,221)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.42% ($30,894 average AGI)
to Newton County, GA  0.77% ($27,411)
to Barrow County, GA  0.56% ($31,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Campton:

  • WIMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; WINDER, GA; Owner: WALDEN NELMS BROADCASTING)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKUN (1580 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, GA; Owner: B.R. ANDERSON)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Campton:

  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WYFW (89.5 FM; WINDER, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)

TV broadcast stations around Campton:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Rachel Smith, Fannie Thompson Road (Lat: 33.865806 Lon: -83.733444), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4048895131, Info@ptreetowers.Com, 925B PEACHTREE STREET, SUITE 374
  • Rachel Smith, Fannie Thompson Road (Lat: 33.865806 Lon: -83.733444), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4048895131, Info@ptreetowers.Com, 925B PEACHTREE STREET, SUITE 374

Campton on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 (30656) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bahamian first ancestries"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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