Cochran, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 4,906 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 2,247  (45.8%)
Females: 2,659  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31014.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,409 (it was $25,545 in 2000)
Cochran:

$29,409
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,069 (it was $13,354 in 2000)

Cochran city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,082 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Cochran:

$86,082
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $120,708; detached houses: $125,319; townhouses or other attached units: $95,864; mobile homes: $22,086

Median gross rent in 2017: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cochran: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.9%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cochran, GA (2017)
    • 2,41048.4%Black alone
    • 2,19344.0%White alone
    • 2965.9%Hispanic
    • 551.1%Two or more races
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Cochran, Georgia as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cochran is 93 to 1.


Crime rates in Cochran by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.7)
3
(61.2)
2
(37.7)
2
(39.3)
1
(19.2)
1
(19.0)
1
(20.9)
2
(41.9)
2
(47.2)
2
(39.8)
1
(20.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(84.2)
8
(167.1)
6
(122.3)
6
(113.2)
3
(59.0)
5
(95.8)
4
(76.2)
3
(62.7)
3
(62.9)
5
(118.1)
6
(119.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(168.4)
21
(438.6)
11
(224.3)
13
(245.2)
10
(196.6)
11
(210.8)
5
(95.2)
10
(209.1)
18
(377.5)
17
(401.5)
14
(278.4)
10
(204.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(1,095)
25
(522.1)
58
(1,183)
49
(924.2)
60
(1,179)
59
(1,131)
53
(1,009)
62
(1,297)
43
(901.8)
46
(1,086)
32
(636.3)
15
(307.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
177
(3,726)
245
(5,117)
230
(4,690)
183
(3,452)
148
(2,909)
186
(3,565)
145
(2,761)
181
(3,785)
280
(5,872)
197
(4,653)
126
(2,505)
134
(2,745)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(42.1)
8
(167.1)
10
(203.9)
5
(94.3)
2
(39.3)
2
(38.3)
1
(19.0)
4
(83.6)
7
(146.8)
5
(118.1)
6
(119.3)
4
(81.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.1)
N/A1
(20.4)
2
(37.7)
1
(19.7)
N/A1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)330.1442.6417.2361.2290.5387.7239.8326.2437.7519.6277.6195.2

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City-data.com crime index in Cochran, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (5.5%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 342 feet

Land area: 4.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,201 people per square mile   (low).

Cochran, Georgia map

212 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,428 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $818 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (35.6 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (112.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (695.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Empire, GA (2.1 miles ),
Hartford, GA (3.2 miles ),
Hawkinsville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Chester, GA (3.4 miles ),
Allentown, GA (4.0 miles ),
Danville, GA (4.0 miles ),
Eastman, GA (4.1 miles ),
Montrose, GA (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 83.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +731 (+14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 615 (47.0%)

Area code: 478

Distribution of median household income in Cochran, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cochran, GA in 2017
Cochran satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $955,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cochran, GA residents
Average permit cost in Cochran, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Cochran, GA
Historical housing units in Cochran, GA
Most common industries in Cochran, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (11.4%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (11.7%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Cochran, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Religious workers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Cochran, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00234
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cochran-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Cochran city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cochran-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 114.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from the city 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 246.6 miles away from Cochran 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 237.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from Cochran center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bleckley County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cochran topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cochran:

  • BLECKLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 145 EAST PEACOCK STREET)
  • BRYANT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (601 SIXTH STREET)
  • BRYANT NURSING CENTER (6TH ST BOX 476)

Airports located in Cochran:

College/University in Cochran:

  • Middle Georgia College (Location: 1100 Second St SE; Public)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cochran:

  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 22 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,829)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 34 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Mercer University (about 36 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 37 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 49 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 49 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 56 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)

Public high schools in Cochran:

  • BLECKLEY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 716, Location: 1 ROYAL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLECKLEY COUNTY SUCCESS ACADEMY (Location: 140 COUNTRY CLUB RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cochran:

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Notable locations in Cochran: Colonial Plantation (A), Cochran - Bleckley Fire Department Headquarters (B), Roberts Memorial Library (C), Bleckley County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cochran include: Church of God (A), Church of Christ (B), Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Tabernacle Baptist Church (E), Southside Baptist Church (F), Marthann Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Hill Lake (A), Phillips Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (806 North 2nd Street).

Courts: Bleckley County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse), Georgia State Government - Forestry Commission (Dublin Highway), Bleckley County - Clerk of Superior Court (Courthouse), Bleckley County - Probate Court (Courthouse), Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (306 2nd Street Southeast).

Birthplace of: William Maud Bryant - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Obie Walker - Boxer.

Bleckley 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 Cochran and their reported violations in the past:

COCHRAN (Address: 121 W. Dykes Street , Population served: 5,124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-1999), St Intentional no-action (AUG-28-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
1,123 people in college/university student housing in 2010
72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cochran in 2000:

  • 350 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Cochran (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Cochran: The Citizens Bank Of Cochran at 124 East Dykes Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/23: Bank assets: $61.4 mil, Deposits: $52.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Putnam-Greene Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Cochran Branch at 127 South Sixth Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.5 mil, Deposits: $128.1 mil, headquarters in Eastman, GA, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Corporation
  • State Bank of Cochran: State Bank Of Cochran at 112 E Beech Street, branch established on 1922/01/05. Info updated 2009/08/03: Bank assets: $220.4 mil, Deposits: $195.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Georgia Banking Company

For population 15 years and over in Cochran:

Marital status in Cochran, GA
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cochran:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cochran
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cochran, GA (based on Bleckley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,99822
Other5741
Black Protestant4803
Mainline Protestant4493
Catholic--
None7,562-
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: 4
Here:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bleckley County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Bleckley County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.5%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bleckley County:

29.8%
State:

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

10.4%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cochran:

48.0%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cochran:

15.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Cochran:

52.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cochran, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$47,778$35,8341$593
Streets and Highways 10$27,903$33,4840$0
Firefighters 8$27,122$40,6832$724
Solid Waste Management 7$14,364$24,6240$0
Financial Administration 7$22,051$37,8021$582
Water Supply 4$13,156$39,4681$576
Gas Supply 4$12,447$37,3410$0
Sewerage 3$7,829$31,3160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,150
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 59$172,650$35,11512$5,625

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $228,000 ($46.47)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($3.47)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($2.45)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,546,000 ($315.12)
    Police Protection: $961,000 ($195.88)
    Regular Highways: $851,000 ($173.46)
    Central Staff Services: $809,000 ($164.90)
    Water Utilities: $619,000 ($126.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $463,000 ($94.37)
    Sewerage: $413,000 ($84.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $412,000 ($83.98)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($25.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($10.19)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($8.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.32)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($1.02)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($0.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $109,000 ($22.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($8.76)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($1.22)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.61)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,174,000 ($443.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($32.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $673,000 ($137.18)
    Sewerage: $501,000 ($102.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($1.63)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.02)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $554,000 ($112.92)
    Other: $460,000 ($93.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $223,000 ($45.45)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($2.04)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($2.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($0.82)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,608,000 ($327.76)
    Water Utilities: $751,000 ($153.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000 ($45.66)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $870,000 ($177.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $341,000 ($69.51)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $242,000 ($49.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($12.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $54,000 ($11.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($3.87)
    Other License: $14,000 ($2.85)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,465,000 ($706.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,401,000 ($693.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($13.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,292,000 ($263.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $222,000 ($45.25)

5.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dodge County, GA  0.98% ($26,513 average AGI)
from Houston County, GA  0.68% ($60,037)
from Laurens County, GA  0.58% ($46,348)
Businesses in Cochran, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cochran:

  • WVMG (1440 AM; 1 kW; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFF (710 AM; daytime; 3 kW; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WCEH (610 AM; 1 kW; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cochran:

  • WVMG-FM (96.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMCG (104.9 FM; MILAN, GA; Owner: TEL-DODGE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQIL (101.3 FM; CHAUNCEY, GA; Owner: GSW, INC.)
  • WUFF-FM (97.5 FM; EASTMAN, GA; Owner: FARNELL O'QUINN)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSY (103.9 FM; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WELV-FM (102.5 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKKZ (92.7 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: KIRBY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOP-FM (99.9 FM; UNADILLA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Cochran:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cochran: William Maud Bryant.

Cochran fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cochran fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.9mTotal length
  • $3,508,000Total costs
  • 37,050Total average daily traffic
  • 976Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,575Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cochran, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cochran, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cochran)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cochran, GA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cochran)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cochran)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of fires - 138 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cochran, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.4%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cochran, GA
    • 45651.4%Outside Fires
    • 28331.9%Structure Fires
    • 14216.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 60.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cochran, GA
Most common first names in Cochran, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11769.9 years
William9169.6 years
John8374.4 years
Mary8376.7 years
Willie7870.9 years
Robert5567.1 years
Annie5379.2 years
George3774.6 years
Ruby3479.2 years
Charles3364.1 years
Most common last names in Cochran, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11675.8 years
Mullis6075.7 years
Floyd5476.3 years
Jones5273.2 years
Brown4772.7 years
Williams4574.1 years
Davis4272.0 years
Johnson4275.1 years
Dykes4176.5 years
Bryant3973.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cochran, GA
  • 72.0%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cochran, GA
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas


Cochran compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 28 pilots and 32 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Tommy L. Adkins (3)
  • Troy Nathan Boston (1)
  • William Stephen Holloway (1)
  • John D. Demasie (1)
  • Stacey Johnson (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.