For population 25 years and over in Comer:
For population 15 years and over in Comer city:
93 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,051 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (16.6 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (76.3 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (592.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Carlton, GA (2.3 miles ), Colbert, GA (2.3 miles ), Danielsville, GA (2.6 miles ), Hull, GA (3.2 miles) , Broad River, GA (3.3 miles ), Winterville, GA (3.3 miles ), Bowman, GA (3.4 miles ), Vesta-Enterprise, GA (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 83.12 W
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Comer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-3.1%).
Work and jobs in Comer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Comer, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Comer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Comer city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Comer-area historical earthquake activity is above Georgia state average. It is 90% 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 38.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.2 miles away from Comer center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Comer center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Comer:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Comer:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Comer:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Comer and their reported violations in the past:COMER (Population served: 1116, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other group homes in 2000
Comer compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Comer (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Comer (based on Madison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Comer government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,689 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,131 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Comer fatal accident list:
Sep 2, 1984 03:35 PM, 274, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1981 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Comer)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Comer, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Comer)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.