Chauncey, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 329 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 168  (51.3%)
Females: 161  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31011.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,799 (it was $26,818 in 2000)
Chauncey:

$34,799
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,466 (it was $12,600 in 2000)

Chauncey town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,660 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Chauncey:

$67,660
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $92,594; detached houses: $148,428; mobile homes: $28,109

Median gross rent in 2017: $536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chauncey: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.4%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.4% for Black residents, 72.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Chauncey, GA (2010)
    • 21161.7%White alone
    • 11633.9%Black alone
    • 123.5%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Chauncey, Georgia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chauncey is 114 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (17.8%), American (11.0%), European (3.4%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 190 people per square mile   (very low).

Chauncey, Georgia map

16 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This town:

4.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $648 (1.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Chauncey, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chauncey, GA in 2017
Chauncey satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Chauncey, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (15.2%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.6%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (17.3%)
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Machinery (13.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (9.6%)
  • Paper (5.8%)
  • Apparel (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Chauncey, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Religious workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)

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 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 221.9 miles away from Chauncey 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 the city 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 Chauncey 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Chauncey:

Marital status in Chauncey, GA
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Chauncey:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chauncey, GA (based on Dodge County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,37760
Mainline Protestant80612
Catholic3281
Black Protestant2053
Other91
None8,071-
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: 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.
Georgia:

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:
Dodge County:

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chauncey:

52.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Chauncey:

35.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Chauncey:

81.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chauncey, GA Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,275
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,037
Totals for Government 0$0 10$4,501

Chauncey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($212.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($106.38)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($100.30)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($72.95)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($33.43)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($24.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($15.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($145.90)

Chauncey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($85.11)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($27.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($142.86)
    Other: $6,000 ($18.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $31,000 ($94.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($66.87)
    Royalties: $20,000 ($60.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($42.55)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($60.79)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $17,000 ($51.67)
    Property: $13,000 ($39.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($15.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($6.08)

Chauncey government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $23,000 ($69.91)
    End of Fiscal Year: $20,000 ($60.79)

Chauncey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $119,000 ($361.70)

4.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
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 Bleckley County, GA  0.68% ($29,024 average AGI)
from Laurens County, GA  0.51% ($19,677)
from Telfair County, GA  0.46% ($26,714)

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:

Jul 23, 2007 04:20 PM, Sr-165, Lat: 32.105481, Lon: -83.064603, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1992 10:25 AM, Sr27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
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
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.1mTotal length
  • $5,502,000Total costs
  • 3,290Total average daily traffic
  • 312Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,935Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (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: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 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:

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chauncey, GA
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chauncey, GA
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chauncey compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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