Chauncey, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 332 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 
Males: 144  (43.6%)
Females: 188  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31011.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,269 (it was $26,818 in 2000)
Chauncey:

$18,269
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,190 (it was $12,600 in 2000)

Chauncey town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $21,836 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Chauncey:

$21,836
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $39,750; Detached houses: $55,729; Mobile homes: $25,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $681.

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  • White alone - 211 (61.7%)
  • Black alone - 116 (33.9%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chauncey: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (52.9%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 192 people per square mile   (very low).

Chauncey,GA real estate house value index trend

Chauncey, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Chauncey:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chauncey town:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Chauncey, Georgia as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chauncey to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $492 (2.5%)

Chauncey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (61.0 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (138.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (702.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Milan, GA (2.4 miles ), Helena, GA (3.0 miles ), Eastman, GA (3.0 miles ), McRae, GA (3.2 miles ), Rhine, GA (3.3 miles ), Scotland, GA (3.9 miles ), Abbeville, GA (4.0 miles ), Cadwell, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 83.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

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

11.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-5.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)

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

Average climate in Chauncey, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chauncey-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Chauncey town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the town center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chauncey-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 126.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 179.0 miles away from Chauncey 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 221.9 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 256.9 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 183.9 miles away from Chauncey 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 184.2 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 Dodge County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Chauncey:

  • DODGE COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; EASTMAN, GA)
  • THREE RIVERS HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; EASTMAN, GA)
  • MCRAE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MCRAE, GA)
  • EASTMAN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EASTMAN, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chauncey:

  • South Georgia State College (about 44 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 47 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 51 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • East Georgia State College (about 56 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 57 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Mercer University (about 61 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 63 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)

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

Churches in Chauncey include: Chauncey Baptist Church (A), Popular Spring Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jay Bird Springs Resort Inc (Water Parks & Slides; 1221 Jay Bird Springs Rd).

Dodge 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 Chauncey and their reported violations in the past:

CHAUNCEY (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
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)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.3%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Chauncey compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Chauncey travel time to work - commute Chauncey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Chauncey town (based on Dodge County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.77%
Here: 66.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents80.0%5.9%3.9%3.5%1.8%
Congregations58.0%11.6%7.2%7.2%1.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.0%0.9%0.7%1.0%
Congregations2.9%1.4%2.9%1.4%5.8%
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: 10
Dodge County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Dodge County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Dodge County:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

30.3%
Georgia:

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

12.3%
State:

14.6%
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 Government Administration 0$0 7$1,189
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,037
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,275
Totals for Government 0$0 10$4,501

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($240.96)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($60.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($36.14)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($33.13)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($24.10)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($21.08)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($12.05)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($18.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $4,000 ($12.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($105.42)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($60.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($24.10)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($84.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $15,000 ($45.18)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($12.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($6.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($15.06)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $14,000 ($42.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($33.13)
    Property: $11,000 ($33.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($12.05)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $106,000 ($319.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($286.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($30.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $106,000 ($319.28)

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Telfair County, GA  0.64% ($21,769 average AGI)
from Laurens County, GA  0.56% ($26,912)
from Bleckley County, GA  0.33% ($23,550)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Laurens County, GA  0.70% ($20,628 average AGI)
to Houston County, GA  0.60% ($37,811)
to Bleckley County, GA  0.42% ($20,769)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chauncey:

  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYIS (1410 AM; 1 kW; MCRAE, GA; Owner: CINECOM BROASCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chauncey:

  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMCG (104.9 FM; MILAN, GA; Owner: TEL-DODGE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYSC (102.7 FM; MCRAE, GA; Owner: CINECOM BROASCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chauncey:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Chauncey fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 1983 08:00 AM, S574, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1982 03:40 PM, S574, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $520,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,220
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,830

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chauncey)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GE FOUNTAIN, 1155 Mcmurray Road (Lat: 32.177806 Lon: -83.031028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WQPQ827
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Chauncey, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1369.1 years
John1271.2 years
William761.8 years
Henry569.0 years
Mary583.2 years
Robert477.8 years
Thomas482.0 years
Annie382.0 years
George380.6 years
Felton370.0 years
Most common last names in Chauncey, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yawn1177.0 years
Evans982.8 years
Burch969.6 years
Williams975.6 years
Peacock873.7 years
Fleming784.3 years
Powell662.7 years
Sheffield671.2 years
Smith675.5 years
Jackson577.2 years

Chauncey on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #47 (31011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries"
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