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Population in 2012: 2,666 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.1%
Males: 1,094  (41.1%)
Females: 1,572  (58.9%)

Median resident age:  34.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30417.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,281 (it was $20,705 in 2000)
Claxton:

$31,281
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,243

Claxton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,892 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Claxton:

$88,892
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,311; Detached houses: $104,501; Townhouses or other attached units: $50,816; In 2-unit structures: $74,530; Mobile homes: $60,979

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 1,288 (47.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,101 (40.7%)
  • Hispanic - 225 (8.3%)
  • Asian alone - 42 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Claxton: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.6%), English (8.9%), German (8.4%), United States (3.5%), French (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,707 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Claxton:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Claxton city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

176 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  6.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Claxton, Georgia as of July 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Claxton to the number of sex offenders is 103 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $947 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $515 (0.6%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,800

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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: +2,302 (+85.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 457 (49.2%)

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Claxton by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000
per 100,000 41.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 314101
per 100,000 125.141.4165.243.70.035.9
Assaults 339953
per 100,000 125.1124.1371.6393.2179.7107.7
Burglaries 121729322934
per 100,000 500.2703.41197.41398.01042.41220.4
Thefts 737379997681
per 100,000 3042.93020.33261.84325.02731.82907.4
Auto thefts 712735
per 100,000 291.841.482.6305.8107.8179.5
Arson N/AN/A0N/A00
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 302.5195.4319.9359.2210.5230.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Georgia average:

2.77

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Claxton, Georgia accommodation, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -343 (-13.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Claxton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 21% greater 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 below Georgia state average. It is 97% 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 18.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Claxton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Evans County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joe Kennedy (Georgia politician) - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Claxton:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Claxton, GA

Airports located in Claxton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claxton:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 14 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 15,771)
  • East Georgia College (about 39 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 46 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 48 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 8,605)
  • South University-Savannah (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,933)
  • Savannah State University (about 51 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,255)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Claxton:

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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).

 
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: 4000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
EVANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-15-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-20-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1998 and SEP-13-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-05-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and JUL-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-1997), St Intentional no-action (2 times from FEB-05-1999 to FEB-05-1999)
CLAXTON-EVANS COUNTY IND. PARK (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between APR-11-2004 and AUG-12-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-05-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and AUG-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and NOV-10-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-05-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-10-1998 to NOV-10-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTHSIDE INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.5% for other race residents, 97.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Claxton, GA

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)

Claxton compared to Georgia state average:

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


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Claxton travel time to work - commute


Claxton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Claxton city (based on Evans County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.18%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents45.1%35.7%6.3%5.6%2.3%
Congregations25.0%29.2%8.3%8.3%4.2%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God of ProphecyAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.0%1.2%0.9%0.8%0.1%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%8.3%
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: 1
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Evans County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

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

20.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,690$41,0700$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$29,674$44,5110$0
Police - Other 1$2,073$24,8762$859
Firefighters 5$12,707$30,4970$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,236$24,9440$0
Water Supply 5$13,805$33,1320$0
Gas Supply 4$9,726$29,1780$0
Totals for Government 30$87,911$35,1642$859

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $156,000 ($58.51)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,176,000 ($441.11)
    Police Protection: $438,000 ($164.29)
    Water Utilities: $415,000 ($155.66)
    Regular Highways: $340,000 ($127.53)
    Sewerage: $277,000 ($103.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000 ($103.53)
    Fire Protection: $247,000 ($92.65)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($45.76)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($37.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $12,000 ($4.50)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $18,000 ($6.75)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($4.50)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $373,000 ($139.91)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($93.40)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($14.63)
    Gas Utilities: $24,000 ($9.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $938,000 ($351.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($31.13)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $302,000 ($113.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($108.78)
    All Other: $168,000 ($63.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $468,000 ($175.54)
    All Other: $181,000 ($67.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000 ($47.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $74,000 ($27.76)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.63)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,314,000 ($492.87)
    Water Utilities: $453,000 ($169.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $165,000 ($61.89)
    Highways: $87,000 ($32.63)
    All Other: $46,000 ($17.25)
  • Tax - Property: $300,000 ($112.53)
    Public Utilities: $124,000 ($46.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($31.13)
    NEC: $58,000 ($21.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000 ($16.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($470.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,135,000 ($425.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($45.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,549,000 ($956.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $737,000 ($276.44)

7.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Tattnall County, GA  1.26% ($24,357 average AGI)
from Bulloch County, GA  1.14% ($23,526)
from Chatham County, GA  0.63% ($47,333)


7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
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 Tattnall County, GA  1.59% ($30,887 average AGI)
to Bulloch County, GA  1.23% ($26,000)
to Chatham County, GA  0.51% ($20,353)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Claxton, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Claxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Claxton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Claxton, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Claxton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Claxton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Claxton


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Claxton, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Claxton on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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