Davis Academy, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 2,954.
Males: 1,483  (50.2%)
Females: 1,471  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 30530

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,147 (it was $36,741 in 2000)
Davis Academy:

$48,147
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,170 (it was $17,170 in 2000)

Davis Academy CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $160,461 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Davis Academy:

$160,461
GA:

$202,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Davis Academy: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Davis Academy, GA (2000)
    • 2,33889.7%White alone
    • 1576.0%Black alone
    • 562.1%Hispanic
    • 341.3%Asian alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 48.8 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (very low).

Davis Academy, Georgia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Davis Academy CCD:

0.8% ($600)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (22.2 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (66.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (572.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Commerce, GA (2.3 miles ),
Homer, GA (2.4 miles ),
Maysville, GA (2.8 miles ),
Sandy Cross, GA (3.0 miles ),
Ila, GA (3.2 miles ),
Nicholson, GA (3.3 miles ),
Gillsville, GA (3.5 miles),
Carnesville, GA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 83.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Davis Academy, GA in 2019
Davis Academy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Davis Academy, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (6.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Davis Academy, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Davis Academy, 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 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00281
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Davis Academy-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Davis Academy place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Davis Academy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 36% greater 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 60.5 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) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from Davis Academy center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from Davis Academy center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Davis Academy center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from Davis Academy 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) earthquake occurred 273.4 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 Banks County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Davis Academy:

  • BANKS-JACKSON-COMMERCE NC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • RESTORATION HEALTHCARE OF COMMERCE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • NORTHRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • CRYSTLE SPRINGS NSG HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • HILL HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Davis Academy:

  • Athens Technical College (about 21 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • Piedmont College (about 22 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Georgia (about 23 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Brenau University (about 23 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 26 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • University of North Georgia (about 37 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 39 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Davis Academy: Banks County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 340 (A), Banks County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 320 (B), Banks County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 310 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Davis Academy include: Blacksprings Church (A), Hebron Church (B), Mount Bethel Church (C), Neils Grove Church (D), New Salem Church (E), Bush River Church (F), Beaverdam Church (G), Webb Creek Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McDonald Cemetery (1), Beaverdam Cemetery (2), Hebron Cemetery (3), Mount Bethel Cemetery (4), New Salem Cemetery (5), Weebs Creek Cemetery (6), Thomas Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sanders Lake (A), Harden Lake (B), Reservoir 44 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Webb Creek (A), Beaverdam Creek (B), Black Creek (C), Hickory Level Creek (D), Grove Creek (E), Crooked Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Banks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

4.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.5%
Whole state:

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

8.6%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Davis Academy:

Marital status in Davis Academy, GA
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Davis Academy:

  • High school or higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Davis Academy, GA (based on Banks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,88324
Mainline Protestant7265
Other41
None7,782-
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 supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Banks County:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Banks County:

29.1%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Banks County:

15.3%
State:

14.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Davis Academy:

  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Davis Academy:

  • 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.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Davis Academy:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Davis Academy, GA
  • 43.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 10.9%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Davis Academy, GA
  • 65.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Wood
  • 9.8%Electricity


Davis Academy compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population 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 significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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