Canoochee, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 2,855.
Males: 1,471  (51.5%)
Females: 1,384  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30417

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,199 (it was $31,557 in 2000)
Canoochee:

$43,199
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,570 (it was $12,549 in 2000)

Canoochee CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,649 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Canoochee:

$65,649
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $95,671; Detached houses: $155,637; Mobile homes: $50,335
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  • White alone - 2,015 (76.1%)
  • Black alone - 439 (16.6%)
  • Hispanic - 182 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canoochee: 117.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 72.6 square miles.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (very low).

Canoochee, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Canoochee:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canoochee CCD:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

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

Canoochee CCD:  1.2% ($513)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Canoochee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (49.1 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (132.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (657.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Claxton, GA (2.1 miles ), Hagan, GA (2.2 miles ), Bellville, GA (2.4 miles) , Daisy, GA (2.6 miles) , Manassas, GA (2.7 miles) , Register, GA (3.2 miles) , Collins, GA (3.4 miles ), Pulaski, GA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.22 N, Longitude: 81.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

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

7.1%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Food (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Canoochee, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Canoochee-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Canoochee place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canoochee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 118.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from Canoochee center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.5 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 265.7 miles away from Canoochee center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Evans County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Canoochee:

  • FMC CLAXTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CLAXTON, GA)
  • CAMELLIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLAXTON, GA)
  • EVANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CLAXTON, GA)
  • PEARLS OF LIFE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CLAXTON, GA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; METTER, GA)
  • TATTNALL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; REIDSVILLE, GA)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF TATTNALL, THE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; REIDSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canoochee:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 17 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 35 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 48 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 50 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 50 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 51 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah State University (about 52 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)

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Notable location: Emanuel County Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Canoochee: Mount Gilead Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mount Gilead Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Evans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.9%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  4.8%

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

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

16.6%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

5.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Canoochee compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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 (30%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Canoochee CCD (based on Evans County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.18%
Here: 43.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents45.1%35.7%6.3%5.6%2.3%
Congregations25.0%29.2%8.3%8.3%4.2%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God of ProphecyAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.0%1.2%0.9%0.8%0.1%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%8.3%
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: 1
Evans County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Evans County:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Evans County:

30.1%
Georgia:

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

20.7%
State:

14.6%

9.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.15%
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 Bulloch County, GA  1.76% ($17,645 average AGI)
from Tattnall County, GA  1.56% ($31,182)
from Chatham County, GA  0.63% ($28,955)


8.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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 Bulloch County, GA  1.52% ($21,660 average AGI)
to Tattnall County, GA  1.26% ($23,364)
to Chatham County, GA  0.86% ($27,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canoochee:

  • WCLA (1470 AM; 1 kW; CLAXTON, GA; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMM., INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTB (850 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WHCG (1360 AM; 1 kW; METTER, GA; Owner: RADIO METTER, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canoochee:

  • WCLA-FM (107.3 FM; CLAXTON, GA; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMM., INC.)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGN (106.3 FM; GLENNVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMZ (104.9 FM; METTER, GA; Owner: WM. JIMMY PAGE, TR/AS RADIO METTER)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSGA (104.7 FM; HINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVGS (91.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Canoochee:

  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W25CQ (Channel 25; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W48BH (Channel 48; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39BV (Channel 39; HINESVILLE-RICHMOND, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Canoochee on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
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