Commerce, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 6,580 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.3%
Males: 3,057  (46.5%)
Females: 3,523  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30529, 30530, 30558.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,874 (it was $33,897 in 2000)
Commerce:

$35,874
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,153 (it was $19,270 in 2000)

Commerce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,544 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Commerce:

$101,544
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $126,635; Detached houses: $135,490; Mobile homes: $58,536

Median gross rent in 2013: $767.

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  • Races in Commerce, GA (2013)

    Commerce races chart
    • 5,05875.9%White alone
    • 88913.3%Black alone
    • 5077.6%Hispanic
    • 1091.6%Two or more races
    • 250.4%Asian alone
    • 190.3%Other race alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Commerce: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.4%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.9%), German (5.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 931 feet

Land area: 8.30 square miles.

Population density: 792 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce,GA real estate house value index trend

Commerce, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Commerce:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Commerce city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

319 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.8%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Commerce, Georgia as of June 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Commerce to the number of sex offenders is 158 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,128 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $764 (0.8%)

Commerce satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (17.9 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (62.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Davis Academy, GA (2.3 miles ), Maysville, GA (2.5 miles ), Nicholson, GA (2.6 miles ), Homer, GA (3.0 miles ), Jefferson, GA (3.0 miles ), Ila, GA (3.1 miles ), Arcade, GA (3.2 miles ), Sandy Cross, GA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $37,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.21 N, Longitude: 83.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +981 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 695 (26.7%)

Area code: 706

Commerce household income distribution Commerce home values distribution

Crime rates in Commerce by Year
Type 2002 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1001100000
per 100,000 18.10.00.015.515.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13321201N/A2
per 100,000 18.149.648.531.015.430.90.014.9N/A30.5
Robberies 2272522010
per 100,000 36.133.1113.131.076.830.930.20.015.40.0
Assaults 19322646212023132314
per 100,000 343.3529.5420.1714.0322.7308.8346.9194.1355.2213.6
Burglaries 45495231532736272715
per 100,000 813.2810.7840.2481.1814.4416.9543.0403.2416.9228.9
Thefts 230290188195124145128998499
per 100,000 4,156.14,798.13,037.63,026.51,905.32,238.71,930.61,478.51,297.11,510.8
Auto thefts 18161621580243
per 100,000 325.3264.7258.5325.976.8123.50.029.961.845.8
Arson 0N/A11410000
per 100,000 0.0N/A16.215.561.515.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.8) 375.3421.0354.0384.7267.2222.0191.6139.1172.2145.7

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Crime rate in Commerce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +422 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Commerce: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Commerce, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Commerce-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Commerce city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 18.0 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:

Commerce-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 60.4 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 125.4 miles away from Commerce center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 277.9 miles away from the city 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 225.0 miles away from Commerce center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from the city 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 Jackson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Lamartine Griffin Hardman - Politician, Mike Bowers - Lawyer, Spud Chandler - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Commerce:

  • NORTHRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 70 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • BANKS-JACKSON-COMMERCE NC (100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • CRYSTLE SPRINGS NSG HOME, INC (880 RIDGEWAY ROAD BOX 396)
  • HILL HAVEN NURSING HOME (880 RIDGEWAY ROAD)
  • RESTORATION HEALTHCARE OF COMMERCE (100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • COMMERCE KIDNEY CENTER (592 RIDGE WAY RD STE A.)

airports located in Commerce:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Commerce:

  • Athens Technical College (about 17 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 19 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Brenau University (about 22 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 24 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Piedmont College (about 26 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 35 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • University of North Georgia (about 38 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)

Public high schools in Commerce:

Private high school in Commerce:

  • PROVIDENCE ACADEMY (Students: 29, Location: 637 LAKEVIEW DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Commerce:

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Notable locations in Commerce: Commerce Country Club (A), Commerce Volunteer Fire Department (B), Commerce City Hall (C), Commerce Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Commerce: Calvary Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Commerce include: Commerce City Park (1), Commerce Commercial Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Madison County Career Opportuni Athns Tchncl Cllge (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 282 Spring Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (165 Eisenhower Drive), Commerce-Days Inn (441 Highway 441 S), Days Inn (30976 Highway 441 South), Guesthouse Inn - Banks Crossing (30934 Us 441 & I-85), Hampton Inn Commerce- Ga (153 Hampton Ct).

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00285
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.0%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.1% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for American Indian residents, 27.7% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
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: 0.1% of all households
235 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
163 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped in 2000
84 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Commerce (2011 data):

  • SCBT National Association: Main Office Commerce, Ingles Commerce Banking Center, Drive-In Facility, Wal-Mart Banking Center Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Freedom Bank Of Georgia Branch at 3165 Maysville Road, branch established on 2004/02/17; Commerce Branch at 30990 Highway 441 South, branch established on 2003/12/10. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.
  • CertusBank, National Association: Homer Branch at 1989 Historic Homer Highway, branch established on 2006/05/22. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Bank: North Elm Street Branch at 1871 North Elm Street, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2008/11/07: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $509.5 mil, headquarters in Elberton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Jackson County Branch at 2055 Homer Road, branch established on 2006/12/21. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • First Covenant Bank: at 1731 N Elm St, branch established on 2006/09/18. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $151.5 mil, Deposits: $142.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Commerce Branch at 2123 North Elm Street, branch established on 1979/08/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Ila Branch at 5440 Commerce Street, branch established on 2005/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Georgia average:

12.6

Commerce travel time to work - commute Commerce mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Commerce city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,63060
Mainline Protestant3,38321
Black Protestant8055
Other5693
Catholic2681
None37,830-
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: 6
Jackson County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Jackson County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

26.6%
Georgia:

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

15.0%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Commerce:

41.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Commerce:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Commerce:

33.1%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Commerce:

52.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Commerce:

76.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Commerce, 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
Financial Administration 4$12,141$36,4234$7,227
Other Government Administration 5$24,912$59,7897$1,349
Police Protection - Officers 19$65,481$41,3561$1,767
Police - Other 5$9,598$23,0351$1,477
Firefighters 0$0 29$6,500
Streets and Highways 10$27,070$32,4840$0
Health 1$2,212$26,5440$0
Sewerage 14$42,913$36,7831$1,176
Parks and Recreation 5$13,467$32,3214$2,019
Water Supply 6$18,308$36,6160$0
Electric Power 5$18,376$44,1020$0
Gas Supply 6$17,517$35,0340$0
Local Libraries 1$1,899$22,7887$5,779
Other and Unallocable 4$12,996$38,9880$0
Totals for Government 85$266,890$37,67954$27,294

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $4,621,000 ($702.28)
    Electric Utilities: $3,919,000 ($595.59)
    Police Protection: $1,143,000 ($173.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,084,000 ($164.74)
    Sewerage: $723,000 ($109.88)
    Regular Highways: $589,000 ($89.51)
    Central Staff Services: $347,000 ($52.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $317,000 ($48.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($38.15)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($33.28)
    Libraries: $131,000 ($19.91)
    Fire Protection: $104,000 ($15.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $97,000 ($14.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($5.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $142,000 ($21.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $872,000 ($132.52)
    Sewerage: $581,000 ($88.30)
    Electric Utilities: $324,000 ($49.24)
    Gas Utilities: $192,000 ($29.18)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($21.28)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($17.33)
    Police Protection: $92,000 ($13.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($10.49)
    Fire Protection: $63,000 ($9.57)
    Central Staff: $20,000 ($3.04)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($1.67)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,480,000 ($376.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $430,000 ($65.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,097,000 ($166.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $308,000 ($46.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($5.32)
    All Other: $35,000 ($5.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $774,000 ($117.63)
    All Other: $770,000 ($117.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,093,000 ($166.11)
    General Revenue, NEC: $256,000 ($38.91)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,856,000 ($889.97)
    Electric Utilities: $4,447,000 ($675.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,646,000 ($250.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $489,000 ($74.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,032,000 ($308.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $192,000 ($29.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $139,000 ($21.12)
    NEC: $81,000 ($12.31)
    Public Utilities: $22,000 ($3.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,307,000 ($1110.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,230,000 ($642.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,338,000 ($1115.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,198,000 ($637.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,256,000 ($1710.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $469,000 ($71.28)

8.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.26%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.13% ($43,635 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  1.07% ($37,138)
from Clarke County, GA  0.87% ($34,881)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.05% ($37,037 average AGI)
to Hall County, GA  1.03% ($31,761)
to Barrow County, GA  0.72% ($26,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in Commerce:

  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Commerce:

  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUOG (90.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA)

TV broadcast stations around Commerce:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
Commerce fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Commerce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $1,767,000Total costs
  • 108,060Total average daily traffic
  • 6,080Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Commerce)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

168 (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 Commerce, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Commerce)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1877F , Serial Number: 21058777, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Paul M Sergent, 125 Northview Dr, Commerce, GA 30529
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4340B , Serial Number: 26684, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis P Morgan, 19 Smith Ln, Commerce, GA 30529
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 669BD , Serial Number: 17270579
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey C Logan, 245 Wheeler Rd, Commerce, GA 30530
  • Aircraft: HAAN ROBERT A HAAN RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 828RW , Serial Number: 24461, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald Wilson, 824 Hidden Hollow Cir, Commerce, GA 30529
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8952J , Serial Number: 28-2972
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Farley, 192 Barber Rd, Commerce, GA 30529
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94909 , Serial Number: 9309, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Woodrow H Minish, 104 Gober Rd, Commerce, GA 30530

Drinking water stations with addresses in Commerce and their reported violations in the past:

COMMERCE (Population served: 6,819, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, Georgia:

  • Travelodge Commerce, 267 Steven B Tanger Blvd, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 335-3738, Fax: (706) 335-2569
  • Holiday Inn Express, 30747 Hwy 441 S, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 335-5183, Fax: (706) 335-6588
  • Best Western Commerce Inn, 157 Eisenhower Dr, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 335-3640, Fax: (706) 335-6470
  • Americas Best Inn &suites, 30537 Hwy 441 & I85, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 335-5191, Fax: (706) 335-5191
  • Comfort Suites, 30490 Hwy 441, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 336-0000, Fax: (706) 336-0026
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 30976 Us Hwy 441 S, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 335-2595, Fax: (706) 335-3901
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, Commerce, 137 Frontage Rd, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 336-0066, Fax: (706) 336-0067
  • Holiday Inn Express, 30539 Us Hwy 441S, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 336-8666, Fax: (706) 336-5924
  • Days Inn & Suites, 30976 US 441, Commerce, Georgia 30529 , Phone: (706) 336-0082, Fax: (706) 336-0081
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, Georgia
Most common first names in Commerce, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12969.9 years
William11572.8 years
Mary10876.7 years
John10375.1 years
Willie5576.0 years
Annie5180.3 years
Robert4667.0 years
Thomas4172.8 years
Ruby4081.7 years
Ruth3781.4 years
Most common last names in Commerce, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6274.8 years
Smith6078.6 years
Wilson5576.2 years
Martin5073.0 years
Minish4975.5 years
Williams4772.6 years
Wood4676.1 years
Lord4479.9 years
Evans4473.2 years
Hix3580.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Commerce, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1J.Crew1
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1Journeys1
Aeropostale2Justice1
American Eagle Outfitters1KFC1
Ann Taylor1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
Arby's1Levi Strauss & Co.1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Banana Republic1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Brooks Brothers1Nike3
Burger King1Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Coldwater Creek1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen2Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes2
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn1Skechers USA1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subway3
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Gap1Toys"R"Us1
Gymboree1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Howard Johnson1Wendy's1

Commerce compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Commerce on our top lists:

  • #10 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+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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