Coopers, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 6,995.
Males: 3,872  (55.4%)
Females: 3,123  (44.6%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31061

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,225 (it was $35,082 in 2000)
Coopers:

$36,225
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,105 (it was $14,564 in 2000)

Coopers CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,475 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Coopers:

$94,475
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $162,401; Detached houses: $189,694; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,576; In 2-unit structures: $144,471; Mobile homes: $73,369
  • Races in Coopers, GA (2000)

    Coopers races chart
    • 4,11661.2%White alone
    • 2,44236.3%Black alone
    • 1121.7%Hispanic
    • 310.5%Two or more races
    • 160.2%Asian alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coopers: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 389 feet

Land area: 76.2 square miles.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (very low).

Coopers, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Coopers:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coopers CCD:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Coopers CCD:  0.6% ($347)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Coopers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (25.2 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (83.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (657.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Midway-Hardwick, GA (2.0 miles ), Hardwick, GA (2.3 miles ), Milledgeville, GA (2.5 miles ), Ivey, GA (2.6 miles ), Gordon, GA (3.0 miles ), McIntyre, GA (3.4 miles ), Irwinton, GA (3.8 miles ), Gray, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.00 N, Longitude: 83.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Coopers, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Coopers-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Coopers place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 tornado 34.0 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coopers-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from Coopers center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 181.3 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 197.4 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 232.4 miles away from Coopers 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 268.3 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 Baldwin County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Coopers:

  • GREEN ACRES INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • CHAPLINWOOD NH (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • CHAPLINWOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • DAVITA INC MILLEDGEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • MEDICAL KIDNEY SERVICES OF CENTRAL GEORGIA, LTD (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • ABC HOME HEALTH OF MILLEDGEVILLE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • ORMC/ HOSPICE OF THE OCONEE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coopers:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 6 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 6 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Mercer University (about 26 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 31 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 49 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Gordon State College (about 52 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)

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Notable locations in Coopers: Stevens Pottery (A), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 4 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coopers include: Coopers Hill Church (A), County Line Church (B), Emmanuel Church (C), Hopewell Church (D), Oak Grove Methodist Church (E), Mitchell Zion Church (F), Mount Hope Church (G), Mount Pleasant Church (H), Oak Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: David Hill Cemetery (1), Leonard Smith Cemetery (2), Newton Cemetery (3), Bland Cemetery (4), Oak Grove Cemetery (5), Camp Creek Cemetery (6), Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Fountain Lake (A), Hollinshead Pond (B), Georgia Lake Number Nine (C), McClure Lake (D), Beckham Lake (E), Georgia State Hospital Lake West (F), Fountain Lake (G), Willoughby Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Moore Creek (A), Goss Creek (B), Camp Creek (C), Reedy Creek (D), Buck Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Baldwin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00284
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.1%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.1%
880 people in state prisons in 2010
175 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals in 2010
926 people in state prisons in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Georgia average:

13.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Coopers CCD (based on Baldwin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,01439
Mainline Protestant2,3708
Catholic1,1001
Black Protestant1,0076
Other7333
None31,496-
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: 11
Baldwin County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Baldwin County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Baldwin County:

31.0%
Georgia:

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

15.5%
State:

14.6%

6.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Putnam County, GA  0.50% ($21,831 average AGI)
from Wilkinson County, GA  0.45% ($27,297)
from Hancock County, GA  0.41% ($21,155)


7.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
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 Bibb County, GA  0.60% ($25,884 average AGI)
to Putnam County, GA  0.53% ($28,855)
to Jones County, GA  0.42% ($28,383)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coopers:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • WKGQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: KEYSTONE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coopers:

  • WKZR (102.3 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVKX (103.7 FM; IRWINTON, GA; Owner: WILKINSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Coopers:

  • 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)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Coopers compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Coopers on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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