Devereux, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,480.
Males: 718  (48.5%)
Females: 762  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Georgia median age:

33.4 years

Zip code: 31087

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,677 (it was $31,184 in 2000)
Devereux:

$47,677
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,684 (it was $15,967 in 2000)

Devereux CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,834 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Devereux:

$119,834
GA:

$202,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Devereux: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Devereux, GA (2000)
    • 91559.1%Black alone
    • 61539.8%White alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 110.0 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

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

1.5% ($860)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (39.1 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (80.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (645.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crooked Creek, GA (2.7 miles ),
Milledgeville, GA (3.2 miles ),
Linton, GA (3.2 miles ),
Phoenix, GA (3.3 miles ),
Hardwick, GA (3.4 miles ),
Sparta, GA (3.4 miles ),
Midway-Hardwick, GA (3.6 miles ),
Little River, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.22 N, Longitude: 83.16 W

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

8.4%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Devereux, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Machinery (10.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
  • Private households (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.7%)
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Machinery (13.2%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Private households (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Apparel (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Devereux, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.7%)

Average climate in Devereux, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Devereux, Georgia average temperatures Devereux, Georgia average precipitation Devereux, Georgia humidity Devereux, Georgia wind speed Devereux, Georgia snowfall Devereux, Georgia sunshine Devereux, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00262. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00262
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Devereux-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Devereux 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 50.1 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:

Devereux-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 7% 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 59.3 miles away from Devereux center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 166.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 176.3 miles away from Devereux 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 253.7 miles away from Devereux center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 166.8 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 Hancock County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Devereux:

  • OCONEE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • DSI MILLEDGEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • ORMC/ HOSPICE OF THE OCONEE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • OCONEE REG MC SKILLED NSG UNIT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • ABC HOME HEALTH OF MILLEDGEVILLE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • MEDICAL KIDNEY SERVICES OF CENTRAL GEORGIA, LTD (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)
  • DAVITA INC MILLEDGEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Devereux:

  • Georgia College and State University (about 11 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,271)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 11 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Mercer University (about 40 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 44 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • University of Georgia (about 53 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 55 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 56 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Devereux: Carrs Station (A), Holiday Shores Fire Station 5 (B), East Lake Sinclair Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Devereux include: Hall Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Island Creek Church (B), Jones Chapel (C), Mitchell Chapel (D), Pearson Chapel (E), Powell Grove Church (F), Reynolds Chapel (G), Sandy Run Church (H), Stancil Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arnold Cemetery (1), Bass Cemetery (2), Harper Cemetery (3), Rives Cemetery (4), Walls Cemetery (5), Antioch Cemetery (6), Bass-Coleman Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rooty Creek (A), Watts Branch (B), Sandy Run (C), Fort Creek (D), Charlotte Gin Branch (E), Little River (F), Peavy Branch (G), Alfriend Branch (H), Log Dam Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.2%
Whole state:

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

7.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Devereux:

Marital status in Devereux, GA
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Devereux:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Georgia average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Devereux, GA (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant1,77912
Evangelical Protestant1,13913
Mainline Protestant3976
Other61
None6,108-
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: 1
Hancock County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

13.9%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

34.7%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baldwin County, GA  1.44% ($33,892 average AGI)


4.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baldwin County, GA  1.59% ($23,390 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Devereux:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKGQ (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: KEYSTONE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Devereux:

  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZR (102.3 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: WMVG, INC.)
  • W201BN (88.1 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WDDK (103.9 FM; GREENSBORO, GA; Owner: BRIARPATCH RADIO INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDS (88.7 FM; SPARTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC)
  • WGUR (88.9 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVKX (103.7 FM; IRWINTON, GA; Owner: WILKINSON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Devereux:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, 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)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Todd R Ellis, I Mile N. Ga Hwy22 (Lat: 33.231667 Lon: -83.129139), Type: 95.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Booth & Associates, Inc., Ellistr@booth-Assoc.Com, , Ralei-gh, Phone: (919) 851-8770
  • Douglas M Sutton, 0.34 Miles East Of The Intersection Of Sr 22 And Cr 217 (Lat: 33.197667 Lon: -83.072667), Type: 124.0, Overall height: 123.1 m, Registrant: Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting Company, LLC, Sutton@gacaradio.Com, , E Tocco-a, Phone: (706) 297-7264
  • I Mile N. Ga Hwy22 (Lat: 33.227778 Lon: -83.128333), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Washington Electric Membership Corp., P.O. BOX 598 Sande-rsville, Phone: (912) 552-2577

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Devereus Substation Sr 22 5 Mi S (Lat: 33.192917 Lon: -83.077361), Call Sign: WNIA964,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 02/12/2022, Registrant: Washington Emc, 258 North Harris Street, Sandersville, GA 31082, Phone: (478) 552-2577, Fax: (478) 552-3918

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Devereux, GA
  • 56.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Devereux, GA
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.5%Wood
  • 14.5%Electricity


Devereux compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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