Chula, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 2,994.
Males: 1,562  (52.2%)
Females: 1,432  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 31733

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,245 (it was $43,871 in 2000)
Chula:

$55,245
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,655 (it was $21,898 in 2000)

Chula CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,041 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Chula:

$145,041
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,188; detached houses: $178,217; townhouses or other attached units: $222,596; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $573,347; mobile homes: $50,317; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $113,669
March 2019 cost of living index in Chula: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Chula, GA (2000)
    • 2,17979.8%White alone
    • 28910.6%Hispanic
    • 2238.2%Black alone
    • 220.8%Two or more races
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Chula, Georgia as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chula is 1,497 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 61.7 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Chula, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chula CCD:

1.0% ($803)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

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

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

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Chula, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.6%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Chula, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Chula, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chula-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 34% 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 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 172.0 miles away from Chula 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 222.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.3 miles away from Chula 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 236.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Chula center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Chula 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 Tift County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chula:

  • TIFT HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF TIFT AREA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - TIFTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TIFTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chula:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 5 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Albany State University (about 36 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 37 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 40 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • South Georgia State College (about 42 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 48 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 51 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chula:

See full list of schools located in Chula

Points of interest:

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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
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%
145 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Chula:

Marital status in Chula, GA
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 69.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Chula:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chula, GA (based on Tift County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,60157
Mainline Protestant3,32411
Catholic1,3741
Black Protestant1,1305
Other1,0303
None15,659-
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: 9
Tift County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tift County:

32.0%
Georgia:

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

17.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Colquitt County, GA  0.54% ($30,867 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.44% ($24,161)
to Berrien County, GA  0.44% ($28,820)

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)
Chula fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Chula fatal accident list:

May 5, 2010 07:14 AM, Whiddon Mill Rd, Lat: 31.483886, Lon: -83.561797, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • L5 Mobiles, Lat: 31.569556 Lon: -83.566972, Call Sign: WRAK396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2017, Expiration Date: 12/12/2027, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • 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: KE4GGW, Licensee ID: L00690741, Grant Date: 05/08/2014, Expiration Date: 06/04/2024, Registrant: Brian A Jackson, 337 Chula Brookfield Road, 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:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Kermit T Gentry, Route 1, Chula, GA 31733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6579K , Serial Number: 17274216, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Stacy Willis, 513 Adams Rd, Chula, GA 31733
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/09/2012

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chula, GA
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 32.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chula, GA
  • 53.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 11.0%Wood
  • 4.9%Other fuel


Chula compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Chula on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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