Claxton, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 2,204 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 1,175  (53.3%)
Females: 1,029  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

28.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30417.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,889 (it was $20,705 in 2000)
Claxton:

$39,889
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,336 (it was $12,742 in 2000)

Claxton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,631 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Claxton:

$102,631
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $132,331; detached houses: $130,880

Median gross rent in 2019: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Claxton: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.5%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.8% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 94.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Claxton, GA (2019)
    • 1,26746.6%White alone
    • 1,12441.3%Black alone
    • 27910.3%Hispanic
    • 261.0%Asian alone
    • 220.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Claxton, Georgia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Claxton is 40 to 1.


Crime rates in Claxton by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(125.1)
1
(41.4)
4
(165.2)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
3
(113.5)
3
(127.2)
3
(127.2)
7
(301.2)
2
(87.6)
2
(89.3)
1
(45.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(125.1)
3
(124.1)
9
(371.6)
9
(393.2)
5
(179.7)
3
(107.7)
3
(113.5)
4
(169.6)
2
(84.8)
6
(258.2)
4
(175.1)
2
(89.3)
16
(721.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(500.2)
17
(703.4)
29
(1,197)
32
(1,398)
29
(1,042)
34
(1,220)
43
(1,627)
17
(720.9)
18
(763.0)
32
(1,377)
21
(919.4)
16
(714.3)
19
(856.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
73
(3,043)
73
(3,020)
79
(3,262)
99
(4,325)
76
(2,732)
81
(2,907)
104
(3,935)
50
(2,120)
53
(2,247)
44
(1,893)
69
(3,021)
67
(2,991)
68
(3,066)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(291.8)
1
(41.4)
2
(82.6)
7
(305.8)
3
(107.8)
5
(179.5)
1
(37.8)
3
(127.2)
5
(212.0)
2
(86.1)
2
(87.6)
9
(401.8)
3
(135.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index326.0210.6344.8387.1226.8248.4437.0217.6249.3321.0253.5246.4423.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Claxton, GA

Crime rate in Claxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (7.8%), Irish (6.7%), English (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,411 people per square mile   (low).

Claxton, Georgia map

182 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

6.7%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,036 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,568 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (47.8 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (128.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (660.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hagan, GA (1.2 miles ),
Bellville, GA (2.0 miles),
Daisy, GA (2.1 miles),
Canoochee, GA (2.1 miles ),
Manassas, GA (2.6 miles),
Collins, GA (3.4 miles ),
Mendes, GA (3.4 miles),
Reidsville, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 81.91 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Fruitcake Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,486 (+54.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 357 (35.9%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Claxton, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Claxton, GA in 2019
Claxton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Claxton, GA residents
Average permit cost in Claxton, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Claxton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Food (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (13.7%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Warehousing & storage (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Food (9.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Claxton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Claxton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Claxton-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Claxton city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claxton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 37% 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 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Claxton 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 121.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from Claxton center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.0 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) earthquake occurred 268.8 miles away from Claxton 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Claxton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Claxton:

  • EVANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 200 N RIVER STREET)
  • PEARLS OF LIFE HOSPICE, INC (13 SOUTH NEWTON STREET)
  • CAMELLIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (700 EAST LONG STREET)
  • FMC CLAXTON DIALYSIS CENTER (312 NORTH RIVER STREET)

Airports located in Claxton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claxton:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 20 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 39 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 46 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 48 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah State University (about 51 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)

Public high schools in Claxton:

  • CLAXTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 477, Location: 102 N CLARK ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CLAXTON REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 3609 BILL HODGES RD, Grades: 8-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Claxton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Claxton: Claxton Fire Department (A), Evans County Courthouse (B), Claxton City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hodges Shopping Center (1), Claxton Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Claxton include: Saint Christopher Catholic Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Eastside Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Power Pak Outreach Ministry Church (E), Claxton First Methodist Church (F), Claxton Primitive Baptist Church (G), First African Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Carriage Inn LLC (6 North Duval Street).

Courts: Evans County of Clerk of Superior Court - Health Dept- Evans County Emergency Management Ag (204 West Railroad Street), Evans County - Probate Court Ofc (Court House), Evans County - Magistrate Court (Court House Annex).

Birthplace of: Joe Kennedy (Georgia politician) - Politician.

Evans 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 Claxton and their reported violations in the past:

CLAXTON (Population served: 4,324, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010)
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 Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ARCHER-RANCH PARK (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005)
CLAXTON-EVANS COUNTY IND. PARK (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Claxton that have no violations reported:

  • CHIMNEY HILL SUBDIVISION (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOGWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARCHER-LAKE LUCK (Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARCHER-DEALVA PARK (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
353 people in state prisons in 2010
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Claxton in 2000:

  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Claxton (2011 data):

  • The Claxton Bank: Newton Street Branch, at 121 West Main Street, Claxton Square Branch. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $105.0 mil, Deposits: $94.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bankshares, Inc.
  • Glennville Bank: West Main Street Branch at 15 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/04/21; Tippins Bank Branch at 101 North Duval Street, branch established on 1939/06/12. Info updated 2012/03/28: Bank assets: $137.2 mil, Deposits: $120.2 mil, headquarters in Glennville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Gb Bank Group, Inc.
  • South Georgia Bank: Claxton Branch at 321 North Duval Street, branch established on 1995/10/19. Info updated 2009/10/26: Bank assets: $133.0 mil, Deposits: $116.6 mil, headquarters in Glennville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: South Group Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Claxton:

Marital status in Claxton, GA
  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Claxton:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Claxton
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Religion statistics for Claxton, GA (based on Evans County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,23016
Mainline Protestant1,2137
Catholic2502
Black Protestant761
Other2-
None6,229-
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: 1
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
This county:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Evans 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Claxton:

47.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Claxton:

29.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Claxton:

21.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Claxton:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Claxton:

51.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Claxton, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$42,567$63,8510$0
Sewerage 5$10,066$24,1580$0
Water Supply 4$10,066$30,1980$0
Financial Administration 3$10,336$41,3440$0
Gas Supply 3$20,938$83,7520$0
Natural Resources 3$14,304$57,2160$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,406$26,4360$0
Fire - Other 1$5,553$66,6360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,038$36,4560$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Totals for Government 31$125,882$48,7290$0

Claxton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $121,000 ($54.90)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,782,000 ($808.53)
    Police Protection: $1,084,000 ($491.83)
    Water Utilities: $694,000 ($314.88)
    Sewerage: $490,000 ($222.32)
    Regular Highways: $401,000 ($181.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000 ($164.25)
    General - Other: $243,000 ($110.25)
    Central Staff Services: $205,000 ($93.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $191,000 ($86.66)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($5.90)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($9.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Air Transportation: $14,000 ($6.35)
    Other - General - Other: $9,000 ($4.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($11.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.08)

Claxton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $686,000 ($311.25)
    Other: $546,000 ($247.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $373,000 ($169.24)
    Other: $113,000 ($51.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($19.96)
    Sale of Property: $38,000 ($17.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($15.88)
    Rents: $15,000 ($6.81)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.72)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,486,000 ($674.23)
    Water Utilities: $373,000 ($169.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $237,000 ($107.53)
    Water Utilities: $205,000 ($93.01)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($65.79)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.91)
  • Tax - Property: $406,000 ($184.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000 ($85.30)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $149,000 ($67.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $55,000 ($24.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($16.33)
    Other: $26,000 ($11.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($4.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($2.72)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.91)

Claxton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,753,000 ($795.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,149,000 ($521.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $614,000 ($278.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($4.54)

Claxton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000 ($207.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,726,000 ($783.12)

7.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
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 Bulloch County, GA  1.60% ($35,345 average AGI)
to Tattnall County, GA  1.31% ($32,133)
Businesses in Claxton, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Claxton:

  • WCLA (1470 AM; 1 kW; CLAXTON, GA; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMM., INC.)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTB (850 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHCG (1360 AM; 1 kW; METTER, GA; Owner: RADIO METTER, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claxton:

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

TV broadcast stations around Claxton:

  • 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)
  • W39BV (Channel 39; HINESVILLE-RICHMOND, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W25CQ (Channel 25; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W48BH (Channel 48; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Claxton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Claxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.4mTotal length
  • $12,405,000Total costs
  • 21,260Total average daily traffic
  • 209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,890Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Claxton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Claxton, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Claxton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Claxton)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of fire incidents - 149 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Claxton, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.6%), and Structure Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Claxton, GA
    • 49453.6%Outside Fires
    • 23525.5%Structure Fires
    • 17919.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 141.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Claxton, GA
Most common first names in Claxton, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7769.7 years
Mary6279.5 years
William6072.1 years
John5171.2 years
Willie4271.0 years
Annie4178.7 years
George3477.1 years
Robert3167.2 years
Charles2763.0 years
Thomas2073.4 years
Most common last names in Claxton, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6978.0 years
Deloach6075.0 years
Jones4477.6 years
Strickland4280.4 years
Lewis4177.6 years
Sapp4072.0 years
Rogers3779.7 years
Brewton3680.2 years
Waters3377.8 years
Todd3072.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Claxton, GA
  • 94.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Claxton, GA
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Claxton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Claxton on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
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