Darien, Georgia

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Population in 2021: 1,517 (79% urban, 21% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 678  (44.7%)
Females: 839  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 31305, 31331.

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Estimated median household income in 2021: $51,711 (it was $24,135 in 2000)
Darien:

$51,711
GA:

$66,559

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $28,220 (it was $11,938 in 2000)

Darien city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $140,252 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Darien:

$140,252
GA:

$249,700

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $133,662; detached houses: $164,263; mobile homes: $51,133

Median gross rent in 2021: $675.

March 2022 cost of living index in Darien: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 17.3%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 0.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Darien, GA (2021)
    • 67543.6%White alone
    • 64341.5%Black alone
    • 16610.7%Hispanic
    • 452.9%Two or more races
    • 70.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Darien, Georgia as of February 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darien is 144 to 1.


Crime rates in Darien by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(104.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(115.8)
2
(111.3)
1
(56.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.5)
4
(211.5)
2
(104.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(405.3)
2
(111.3)
4
(226.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(105.8)
1
(54.3)
1
(54.6)
1
(54.5)
1
(52.9)
1
(52.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(289.5)
6
(333.9)
7
(395.5)
0
(0.0)
29
(1,534)
17
(922.9)
26
(1,421)
19
(1,035)
17
(899.0)
17
(885.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(231.6)
15
(834.7)
10
(565.0)
4
(202.5)
44
(2,327)
31
(1,683)
46
(2,514)
49
(2,669)
29
(1,534)
28
(1,458)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(115.8)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.6)
5
(264.4)
1
(54.3)
2
(109.3)
4
(217.9)
4
(211.5)
3
(156.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index270.4116.9112.412.2258.6190.6219.7223.9215.2257.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Darien, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 11 (10 officers - 9 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.41
Georgia average:

2.45
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Ancestries: American (12.1%), Irish (6.8%), English (2.2%), Scottish (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 767 people per square mile   (low).

Darien, Georgia map

27 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Georgia:

10.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,070 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $658 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (50.8 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (74.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (692.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Everett, GA (2.9 miles ),
Country Club Estates, GA (3.4 miles ),
Dock Junction, GA (3.5 miles ),
Townsend, GA (3.8 miles ),
St. Simons, GA (3.8 miles ),
Brunswick, GA (3.9 miles ),
Thalmann, GA (4.0 miles ),
Waynesville, GA (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 31.37 N, Longitude: 81.43 W

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Darien, GA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Darien, GA in 2021
Darien satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 36 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2020: 25 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $312,600
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Darien, GA residents
Average permit cost in Darien, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.3%
Most common industries in Darien, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.4%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Darien, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Darien, 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 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.03
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00272
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Darien-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Darien city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 2/24/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darien-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Darien center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 135.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McIntosh County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darien topographic map

Main business address for: SOUTHEASTERN BANKING CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Darien:

  • DARIEN DIALYSIS (5873 HWY 17 NORTH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Darien:

  • HOSPICE OF THE GOLDEN ISLES (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DIALYSIS OF GOLDEN ISLES (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • BRUNSWICK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • CARESOUTH/ ADVANTAGE HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES ( BRUNSWICK ) (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • FORUM GROUP AT WILDWOOD PARK NSG AND REHAB CTR LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • SOUTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM- BRUNSWICK CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)

Airports located in Darien:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darien:

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 17 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 45 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 48 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah State University (about 51 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 53 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • Jacksonville University (about 72 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)

Public high school in Darien:

Public elementary/middle schools in Darien:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darien: Darien Volunteer Fire Department (A), McIntosh County Jail (B), McIntosh County Courthouse (C), Ida Hilton Free Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Darien: SOUTHEASTERN BANKING CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Darien include: Vernon Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Baptist Church (B), Saint Cyprians Church (C), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (D), Grant Chapel Presbyterian Church (E), Grace Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Methodist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Butler Cemetery (1), Upper Mill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Darien include: Columbus Square (1), Oglethorpe Square (2), Vernon Square (3), Vernon Square-Columbus Square Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Darien McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce (105 Fort King George).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Darien (703 Frontage Road), Hampton Inn (610 Ga Highway 251), Fort King George Motel (Highway 17 South), Hampton Inn Darien I-95 (610 Highway 251), Hampton Inn Darien - I-95- Ga. (610 Highway 251).

Birthplace of: Charles S. Thomas - Politician.

McIntosh 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 Darien and their reported violations in the past:

DARIEN (Population served: 3,224, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
FAIR HAVEN ACRES MHP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Darien that have no violations reported:

  • COASTAL PINE FOREST SUBDIVISION (Population served: 369, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Darien (2011 data):

  • The Heritage Bank: Darien Office Branch at 1142 North Way, branch established on 2006/11/27. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $792.7 mil, headquarters in Hinesville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Shares, Inc.
  • Southeastern Bank: at 1010 North Way, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $416.6 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Banking Corporation
  • CertusBank, National Association: Sapelo National Bank Branch at 1200 Northway, branch established on 1997/05/29. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Darien:

Marital status in Darien, GA
  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Darien:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Darien
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darien, GA (based on McIntosh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,35811
Mainline Protestant8066
Black Protestant5343
Catholic3971
Other2592
None9,979-
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: 2
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
McIntosh County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
McIntosh County:

18.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

14.0%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darien:

44.5%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Darien:

19.7%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darien:

14.6%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Darien:

78.9%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darien, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$35,699$35,6990$0
Sewerage 7$18,387$31,5210$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,954$23,8621$1,027
Other Government Administration 2$9,911$59,4666$3,098
Financial Administration 2$4,730$28,3801$1,475
Water Supply 2$6,594$39,5640$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,929$29,5744$5,886
Totals for Government 31$88,204$34,14312$11,486

Darien government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($56.69)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($37.57)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($28.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($9.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($36.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $64,000 ($42.19)

Darien government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $278,000 ($183.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($9.23)
    Other: $14,000 ($9.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $228,000 ($150.30)
    Other: $221,000 ($145.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($42.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($103.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $107,000 ($70.53)
  • Tax - Property: $407,000 ($268.29)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $136,000 ($89.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $100,000 ($65.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000 ($19.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($9.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($4.61)

Darien government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000 ($903.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000 ($903.10)

Darien government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $549,000 ($361.90)
Businesses in Darien, GA
NameCountNameCount
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
Gap1UPS1
Goodwill1Waffle House1
KFC1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Darien:

  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSFN (790 AM; 3 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darien:

  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMK (105.9 FM; DOCK JUNCTION, GA; Owner: GOLDEN ISLES BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRJY (104.1 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GOLDEN ISLES BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBGA (107.7 FM; DARIEN, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAYR-FM (90.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WHFX (92.7 FM; ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKX (92.3 FM; HINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W220DH (91.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWIO-FM (88.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Darien:

  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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 (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W33AL (Channel 33; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Darien, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count16321
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25234
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4545
  • Fatalities17818
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39232
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2141
See more detailed statistics of Darien fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 2,224ft / 678mTotal length
  • $266,618,000Total costs
  • 744,240Total average daily traffic
  • 12,371Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Darien, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Darien, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Darien)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Main St Sheriffs Office Us Hwy 17 At Ga Hwy 99 (Lat: 31.368278 Lon: -81.350389), Call Sign: KUU483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2023, Expiration Date: 04/12/2033, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 4th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • Butler Island (Lat: 31.346056 Lon: -81.424833), Call Sign: KQS565, Licensee ID: L00011952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.1000 MHz, 31.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2002, Expiration Date: 08/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2002, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 200 Piedmont Ave Se Ste1402 W Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042
  • I75 S Weigh Sta (Lat: 31.477167 Lon: -81.448722), Call Sign: KNCR985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2022, Expiration Date: 12/29/2032, Registrant: Gta-Dps Mccd Mcintosh Ws, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 4th Fl, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Email:
  • Sheriffs Ofc Us 17 (Lat: 31.368278 Lon: -81.433722), Call Sign: KTR545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 154.845 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2005, Expiration Date: 09/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2015, Registrant: Hastys Communs. East, Inc., 112 Key Drive, Brunswick, GA 31520, Phone: (912) 264-2765, Fax: (912) 264-8495, Email:
  • City Hall Hwy 17 N (Lat: 31.368278 Lon: -81.433722), Call Sign: KTT884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.845 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 01/04/2024, Registrant: City Of Darien, Hwy 17 N, Darien, GA 31305, Phone: (412) 437-6641
  • North Way (Lat: 31.425167 Lon: -81.428611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WYG946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/23/2025, Certifier: Mary Lou Chapman, Registrant: Darien Telephone Co Inc, Darien, GA 31305, Phone: (912) 487-4111, Fax: (912) 432-3499, Email:
  • Corner Of Horthway & 4th St (Lat: 31.369111 Lon: -81.438722), Call Sign: WYG915,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.575 MHz, 451.575 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.475 MHz, 456.475 MHz, 456.575 MHz, 456.575 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 04/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2002, Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8281, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Darien)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH D55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13MK, N13MK, N-13MK, Serial Number: TE-515, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel W Baker, 13355 Ga Hwy 99, Darien, GA 31305
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 222DK, N222DK, N-222DK, Serial Number: 25-0721, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Randy L Vestal, 1166 Crystal Springs Rd Se, Darien, GA 31305
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-17 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4666H, N4666H, N-4666H, Serial Number: 17-71, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel W Baker, Po Box 638, Darien, GA 31305
  • Aircraft: BEECH A35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8700A, N8700A, N-8700A, Serial Number: D-2110, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph S Jurskis, Blackbeard Cove / Po Box 1636, Darien, GA 31305

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Darien, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn Darien, 703 Frontage Rd, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 437-4200, Fax: (912) 437-4734
  • Econolodge, Ga Hwy 251 & I-95 Exit 49, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 437-5373, Fax: (912) 437-5374
  • Clean Stay Usa Inn & Suite, 658 Ga Hwy 251, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 437-2500, Fax: (912) 437-2400
  • Super 8, 706 Hwy 251 @ I 95, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 437-6660, Fax: (912) 437-3676
  • Super 8 Darien, 12905 GA Hwy 251, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 437-6660, Fax: (912) 437-3676
  • days inn, 12885 GA Hwy 251, Darien, Georgia 31305 , Phone: (912) 208-2643, Fax: (912) 437-2400
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Darien, Georgia
Most common first names in Darien, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4566.9 years
John3173.8 years
Mary3177.0 years
William2871.7 years
Robert2674.6 years
George2270.7 years
Charles1671.9 years
Annie1673.3 years
Willie1467.6 years
Henry1371.2 years
Most common last names in Darien, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2164.5 years
Williams1775.0 years
Young1578.9 years
Brown1570.6 years
Davis1469.6 years
Jackson1375.9 years
Rogers1276.8 years
Butler1171.8 years
Jones1166.6 years
Ryals1071.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darien, GA
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 16.5%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darien, GA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Darien compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Darien on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #3 (31331) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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