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Median resident age:  37.9 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31733

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,407 (it was $43,871 in 2000)
Chula:

$47,407
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,662

Chula CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,666 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Chula:

$123,666
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $174,764; Detached houses: $216,693; Townhouses or other attached units: $78,852; In 2-unit structures: $232,973; Mobile homes: $53,745
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Chula races chart
  • White alone - 2,179 (79.8%)
  • Hispanic - 289 (10.6%)
  • Black alone - 223 (8.2%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chula: 136.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 385 feet




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

Chula CCD:  1.0% ($803)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Chula satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (36.5 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (140.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (714.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tifton, GA (2.5 miles ), Phillipsburg, GA (2.8 miles ), Ty Ty, GA (2.8 miles ), Unionville, GA (2.9 miles ), Brookfield, GA (3.0 miles) , Sycamore, GA (3.1 miles ), Irwinville, GA (3.3 miles) , Oak Ridge, GA (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 31.55 N, Longitude: 83.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Chula household income distribution Chula home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Machinery (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Chula-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Chula place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/2003, a category F3 tornado 25.9 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chula-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 98.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tift County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Chula:

  • TIFT HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Chula, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chula:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 6 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • Albany State University (about 36 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Albany Technical College (about 38 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Darton College (about 40 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Valdosta State University (about 51 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 53 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 59 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)

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

Churches in Chula include: Friendship Church (A), Chula Baptist Church (B), Chula Methodist Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), Hickory Springs Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fletcher Cemetery (1), Smith Cemetery (2), Hickory Springs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jones Lake Number Two (A), Jones Lake Number Three (B), Whiddons Millpond (C), Branch Lake (D), Stevens Lake (E), Garrison Lake (F), Allen Lake (G), Thornbill Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wiregrass Branch (A), Foxhead Branch (B), Daniels Creek (C), Heard Creek (D), Pine Log Creek (E), Old Field Creek (F), Mill Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Tift 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 Chula and their reported violations in the past:

RED CARPET INN (Population served: 425, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

7.1%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

4.6%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chula, GA


145 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Chula compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Chula CCD (based on Tift County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.61%
Here55.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist AssociationEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.3%15.8%9.7%3.1%2.7%
Congregations32.4%14.7%10.3%4.4%1.5%
NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristProgressive Primitive BaptistsOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.1%1.1%5.6%
Congregations1.5%1.5%2.9%5.9%25.0%
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: 9
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Tift County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Tift County:

7.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Georgia:

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

17.5%
State:

14.6%

7.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berrien County, GA  0.47% ($31,475 average AGI)
from Worth County, GA  0.45% ($25,136)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.44% ($26,561)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Colquitt County, GA  0.43% ($22,857 average AGI)
to Worth County, GA  0.42% ($24,818)
to Berrien County, GA  0.36% ($19,298)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chula:

  • WTIF (1340 AM; 1 kW; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chula:

  • WABR (91.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMM, COMMISSION)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WPLH (103.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: ABRAHAM BALDWIN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Chula:

  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W51AR (Channel 51; TIFTON, GA; Owner: NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WSST-TV (Channel 55; CORDELE, GA; Owner: SUNBELT-SOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chula)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4RJY, Licensee ID: L00546269
    Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: Cynthia A Curp
    Registrant: Cynthia A Curp, 787 Chula-Brookfield Rd, Chula, GA 31733
  • Call Sign: KJ4RQD, Licensee ID: L01541628
    Grant Date: 01/15/2010, Expiration Date: 01/15/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2010, Certifier: Ben H Branch
    Registrant: Ben H Branch, 254 Willis Still Rd, Chula, GA 31733

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-260 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4437Y , Serial Number: 25-4068, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Kermit T Gentry, Route 1, Chula, GA 31733
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4682Y , Serial Number: 25-4413, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1967
    Registrant (Individual): James W Davis, Rt 1, Chula, GA 31733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 824RC , Serial Number: T18208305, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Superior Aircraft LLC, Po Box 111, Chula, GA 31733



Chula on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
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  • Wayne William Hanna (3)
  • William P. Rochfort (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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