Deepstep, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 130 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 58  (44.6%)
Females: 72  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip code: 31082

Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,327 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
Deepstep:

$77,327
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,337 (it was $20,182 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,278 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Deepstep:

$116,278
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,950; Detached houses: $126,217; Mobile homes: $49,872
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  • White alone - 130 (99.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Deepstep: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.9%), English (18.7%), Irish (13.4%), Scottish (10.4%), German (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Deepstep, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Deepstep:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deepstep town:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

3 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This town:  2.3%
Georgia:  9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,150 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $960 (0.8%)

Deepstep satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (41.7 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (649.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Linton, GA (2.8 miles ), Sandersville, GA (3.1 miles ), Tennille, GA (3.3 miles ), Oconee, GA (3.4 miles ), Warthen, GA (3.6 miles ), Toomsboro, GA (3.9 miles ), Hardwick, GA (3.9 miles ), Midway-Hardwick, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.02 N, Longitude: 82.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Deepstep household income distribution Deepstep home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+22.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (20%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (40%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (20%)
  • Therapists (15%)

Average climate in Deepstep, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Deepstep-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Deepstep town 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 46.9 miles away from the town center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deepstep-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 65.0 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 183.8 miles away from Deepstep center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 164.1 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 200.3 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 165.4 miles away from Deepstep 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 249.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Deepstep:

  • RAWLINGS NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • COMFORT CARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • HERITAGE INN OF SANDERSVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO ECF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • WASHINGTON CO EXTENDED CARE FA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)
  • RAI SANDERSVILLE INC (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SANDERSVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deepstep:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 16 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 16 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Mercer University (about 42 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 47 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • East Georgia State College (about 49 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 53 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 60 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)

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Notable location: Deepstep Area Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Deepstep: Deepstep United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Washington 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 2012 was 53.3. This is better than average.

City:

53.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00266. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00266
U.S.:

0.01468

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

  • DEEPSTEP (Population served: 133, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
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: 2.0% of all households

Deepstep compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deepstep town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.82%
Here: 40.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents58.3%21.4%6.0%5.2%3.1%
Congregations41.5%17.0%9.4%3.8%3.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%0.9%0.8%0.5%0.9%
Congregations5.7%5.7%1.9%1.9%9.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Washington County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Washington County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

31.9%
Georgia:

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

16.4%
State:

14.6%
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 7$1,435
Water Supply 0$0 1$527
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,962

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($169.23)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($146.15)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($115.38)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($76.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($46.15)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($23.08)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($15.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($15.38)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($23.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($15.38)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($30.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($123.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($15.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($92.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($38.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,000 ($376.92)
    General Support: $16,000 ($123.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($138.46)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($146.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($38.46)
    NEC: $1,000 ($7.69)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($300.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($215.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($76.92)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($123.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $88,000 ($676.92)

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
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 Baldwin County, GA  0.59% ($27,725 average AGI)
from Laurens County, GA  0.27% ($26,222)
from Richmond County, GA  0.25% ($22,647)


4.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Baldwin County, GA  0.50% ($44,176 average AGI)
to Johnson County, GA  0.24% ($12,125)
to Laurens County, GA  0.21% ($22,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deepstep:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO WNST, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKGQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: KEYSTONE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deepstep:

  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVKX (103.7 FM; IRWINTON, GA; Owner: WILKINSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZR (102.3 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Deepstep:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • 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)

Deepstep fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 1983 06:30 AM, 689, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Dale R Smith, Deepstep, Ga (Lat: 33.004667 Lon: -83.088556), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 78.9 m
    Registrant: 7702051173, Dalesmith@sitesafe.Com, 8915 BAY VIEW CT

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