Dasher, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 959 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.0%
 
Males: 465  (48.6%)
Females: 494  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 31601, 31606, 31636.

Dasher Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,137 (it was $46,563 in 2000)
Dasher:

$58,137
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,850 (it was $18,168 in 2000)

Dasher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,090 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Dasher:

$134,090
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $148,347; Detached houses: $175,198; Mobile homes: $37,594

Median gross rent in 2016: $667.

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  • Races in Dasher, GA (2010)

    Dasher races chart
    • 76784.1%White alone
    • 717.8%Black alone
    • 424.6%Hispanic
    • 252.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dasher: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (31.9%), English (9.0%), Irish (7.8%), German (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 177 feet

Land area: 4.86 square miles.

Population density: 197 people per square mile   (very low).

Dasher,GA real estate house value index trend

Dasher, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Dasher:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dasher town:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

22 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,455 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $826 (0.8%)

Dasher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (65.7 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (97.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (729.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lake Park, GA (2.2 miles ), Valdosta, GA (2.8 miles ), West Echols, GA (2.8 miles ), Remerton, GA (2.9 miles ), Naylor, GA (3.2 miles ), Statenville, GA (3.5 miles ), Jennings, FL (3.5 miles ), Barretts, GA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 30.75 N, Longitude: 83.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Dasher household income distribution Dasher home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+26.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Dasher, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Dasher town center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/8/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dasher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 373.5 miles away from the city center
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 220.5 miles away from Dasher 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 241.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 234.4 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 294.7 miles away from Dasher center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 225.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lowndes County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dasher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dasher:

  • CRESTWOOD NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • HOLLY HILL INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • RAI CARE CENTER - PATTERSON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • PARKWOOD DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER ICF-MR (Hospital, about 8 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • DCA OF CENTRAL VALDOSTA (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)
  • GREENLEAF CENTER INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; VALDOSTA, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dasher:

  • Valdosta State University (about 9 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 13 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 55 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 56 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • South Georgia State College (about 57 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 67 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 68 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)

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Lake: Browns Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lowndes 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 44.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00220. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00220
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 61.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
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: 0.6% of all households
18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000
11 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Georgia average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dasher town (based on Lowndes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,086117
Mainline Protestant9,15223
Catholic3,9992
Black Protestant3,49117
Other1,9417
None51,564-
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: 13
Lowndes County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Lowndes County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Lowndes County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lowndes County:

29.3%
Georgia:

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

16.4%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dasher:

45.9%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dasher:

29.0
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dasher:

21.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dasher:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Dasher:

35.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dasher:

51.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dasher:

75.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dasher, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,224
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$375
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,599

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $149,000 ($155.37)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $27,000 ($28.15)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($27.11)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($10.43)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.13)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($2.09)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($35.45)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $111,000 ($115.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($14.60)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.13)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $21,000 ($21.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $316,000 ($329.51)

10.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,645 average AGI)
Lowndes County:

0.43%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brooks County, GA  0.59% ($20,300 average AGI)
from Lanier County, GA  0.34% ($24,959)
from Cook County, GA  0.33% ($23,785)


10.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.54%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.55% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,871 average AGI)
Lowndes County:

0.55%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brooks County, GA  0.53% ($20,658 average AGI)
to Lanier County, GA  0.53% ($22,630)
to Cook County, GA  0.29% ($22,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dasher:

  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLD (1450 AM; 1 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dasher:

  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWET (91.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WQPW (95.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WHLJ (97.5 FM; STATENVILLE, GA; Owner: LATAURUS PRODUCTIONS INCORPORATED)
  • WXHT (102.7 FM; MADISON, FL; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WVHT (105.7 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WSTI-FM (105.3 FM; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; LAKELAND, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dasher:

  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dasher)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE PARK, 4 Mi S (Lat: 30.687500 Lon: -83.232778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WMS720
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2010, Certifier: Douglas I BrandonRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$221,9602$94,56515$150,3822$31,4703$115,0402$38,655
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$134,0500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$64,1502$146,2300$00$01$51,140
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$150,8970$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Dasher compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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