Canon, Georgia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 45.8%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.2% for Black residents, 88.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.9% for other race residents)

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

1.19
Georgia average:

1.98
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in Canon, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Wood products (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.6%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Canon, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Canon, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Canon-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Canon city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 28% 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 48.3 miles away from Canon center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 144.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 144.2 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) earthquake occurred 271.0 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 Hart County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Canon:

  • TY COBB HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LONG (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ROYSTON, GA)
  • DCA OF ROYSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; ROYSTON, GA)
  • TY COBB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • TUGALOO HOME HEALTH AGENCY, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • LAKE HARTWELL KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HERITAGE INN OF HARTWELL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)
  • HARTWELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARTWELL, GA)

Airports located in Canon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canon:

  • Tri-County Technical College (about 28 miles; Pendleton, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 28 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Athens Technical College (about 28 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Piedmont College (about 30 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Anderson University (about 30 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • University of Georgia (about 31 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Brenau University (about 41 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Private high school in Canon:

See full list of schools located in Canon

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • For Canon, Georgia: You have county listed as "HART", however, Canon is located in both FRANKLIN and HART - I live on the Franklin County side. Most of the city is in Franklin County

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Canon Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Manly Cemetery (1), Oak View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Canon include: Canon Commercial Historic District (1), Historic Churches of Canon Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ernest Vandiver - Politician, Crash Davis - Baseball player.

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

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

CANON (Population served: 967, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-13-1994 to APR-13-1994), St Intentional no-action (FEB-05-1999)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.0%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
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: 0.0% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canon, GA (based on Hart County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01739
Catholic2,6501
Mainline Protestant2,12812
Black Protestant5073
Other1152
None6,796-
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
Hart County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hart County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hart County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hart County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Hart County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hart County:

27.8%
State:

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

13.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Canon:

43.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

34.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Canon:

25.6%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Canon:

48.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Canon:

74.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canon, GA Residents

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($89.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($24.20)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $239,000 ($304.46)
    Water Utilities: $154,000 ($196.18)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($142.68)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($131.21)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($124.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($38.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($45.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($29.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($96.82)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($49.68)
    Other: $14,000 ($17.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $282,000 ($359.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($26.75)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($73.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($21.66)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $50,000 ($63.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $36,000 ($45.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($44.59)
    Property: $17,000 ($21.66)
    Other License: $14,000 ($17.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($5.10)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $299,000 ($380.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000 ($341.40)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Franklin County, GA  1.38% ($34,547 average AGI)
from Elbert County, GA  0.72% ($28,230)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.33% ($63,929)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
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 Franklin County, GA  1.25% ($39,733 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.52% ($29,795)
to Elbert County, GA  0.51% ($24,465)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canon:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLY (980 AM; 1 kW; HARTWELL, GA; Owner: JAMES E. HICKS & BILLIE F. HICKS, PARTNERS)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIC (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: DIANE E. HAWKINS)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canon:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WWRK-FM (92.1 FM; ELBERTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ELBERTON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Canon:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52AA (Channel 52; CARNESVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Canon fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 2012 05:16 PM, Sr-17, Lat: 34.331367, Lon: -83.109536, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 2006 05:32 PM, Sr-17, Lat: 34.334560, Lon: -83.109230, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 1980 04:02 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.6mTotal length
  • $2,040,000Total costs
  • 2,770Total average daily traffic
  • 96Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,155Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • FRANKLIN BASE, 56 New Hope Road (Lat: 34.398778 Lon: -83.104139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: KII309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 151.115 MHz, 151.400 MHz, 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz, 158.925 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.270 MHz, 159.330 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 04/03/2022, Certifier: Wray Hall, Registrant: Gta Gfc Franklin Base, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:
  • LAVONIA, 56 New Hope Road (Lat: 34.398778 Lon: -83.104139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: KNFG825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 154.800 MHz, 154.935 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/24/2022, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 3rd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • City Water Tank (Lat: 34.343444 Lon: -83.108194), Call Sign: KUX710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.520 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7233L , Serial Number: CE-1049, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Barry W Cronic, 1020 Redwine Church Rd, Canon, GA 30520

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Canon, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.9%), and Outside Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canon, GA
    • 6543.9%Structure Fires
    • 4530.4%Outside Fires
    • 3725.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canon, GA
Most common first names in Canon, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4472.4 years
Mary3373.2 years
William2871.3 years
John2274.8 years
Robert1973.7 years
Willie1680.5 years
Charles1468.5 years
Ruby1474.7 years
Thomas1266.0 years
George1177.8 years
Most common last names in Canon, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill2175.8 years
Brown1973.8 years
Cheek1576.8 years
Peeples1576.3 years
Phillips1474.0 years
Smith1468.5 years
Floyd1478.7 years
Jordan1366.9 years
Massey1375.1 years
Bennett1176.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canon, GA
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canon, GA
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Canon compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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