Dixie, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,584.
Males: 789  (49.8%)
Females: 795  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31629

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,443 (it was $29,205 in 2000)
Dixie:

$36,443
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,345 (it was $12,525 in 2000)

Dixie CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,461 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Dixie:

$80,461
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $111,093; Detached houses: $124,873; Townhouses or other attached units: $553,151; Mobile homes: $68,686
Dixie races chart
  • Black alone - 888 (55.7%)
  • White alone - 686 (43.0%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dixie: 125.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 87.9 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixie, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Dixie:

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixie CCD:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dixie, Georgia as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dixie to the number of sex offenders is 1,584 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dixie CCD:  1.0% ($490)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Dixie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (41.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (125.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (701.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Boston, GA (2.4 miles ), Quitman, GA (2.8 miles ), Barwick, GA (2.9 miles ), Empress, GA (3.5 miles ), Pavo, GA (3.6 miles ), Morven, GA (4.0 miles ), Thomasville, GA (4.2 miles ), Barney, GA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 30.77 N, Longitude: 83.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

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

6.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Private households (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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

Average climate in Dixie, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dixie-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Dixie place center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dixie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 360.2 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from Dixie center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 225.5 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 255.1 miles away from Dixie 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 276.8 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 Brooks County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dixie:

  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; QUITMAN, GA)
  • BROOKS COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; QUITMAN, GA)
  • BROOKS COUNTY DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; QUITMAN, GA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; QUITMAN, GA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME, QUITMAN, IN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; QUITMAN, GA)
  • THOMASVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • BRIAN CENTER OF THOMASVILLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixie:

  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 22 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 25 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Florida State University (about 43 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 43 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 45 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 50 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 51 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)

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

Churches in Dixie include: Dixie Baptist Church (A), Dixie Methodist Church (B), Grooverville Methodist Church (C), Jesus Christ Church (D), Liberty Baptist Church (E), Mount Moriah Church (F), Pine Hill Church (G), Saint Philip Church (H), Elam Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Robinson Cemetery (1), Saint Philip Cemetery (2), African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery (3), Beasley Cemetery (4), Grooverville Cemetery (5), Ozell Cemetery (6), Groover Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Blue Pond (A), McMullen Bay (B), Dry Lake (C), Stanley Bay (D), Long Lake (E), Alico Company Lake (F), Jackson Lake (G), Stella Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Carroll Branch (A), Cat Creek (B), Pride Branch (C), Allen Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brooks 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 40.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00220. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00220
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.5%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

7.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

Dixie compared to Georgia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dixie CCD (based on Brooks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.22%
Here: 43.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.8%14.1%8.1%2.5%1.3%
Congregations41.9%20.9%11.6%2.3%2.3%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.8%1.1%
Congregations2.3%4.7%2.3%2.3%9.3%
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
Brooks County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Brooks County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Brooks County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

31.7%
Georgia:

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

12.3%
State:

14.6%

9.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.62%
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 Lowndes County, GA  3.61% ($20,658 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.92% ($22,612)
from Cook County, GA  0.30% ($28,750)


9.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.70%
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 Lowndes County, GA  3.98% ($20,300 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.97% ($28,000)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.34% ($22,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixie:

  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WSFB (1490 AM; 1 kW; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: JIM CHION)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: LENROB ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixie:

  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTI-FM (105.3 FM; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXHT (102.7 FM; MADISON, FL; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dixie:

  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dixie)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4QVZ, Licensee ID: L01184756
    Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Certifier: Landon R Mcbride
    Registrant: Landon R Mcbride, 11886 Barwick Rd., Dixie, GA 31629

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-400 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P & W R-2000 SERIES (1450 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 3166Y , Serial Number: 400-0515, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Dixie Crop Care Inc, 491 Pats Ln, Dixie, GA 31629
  • Aircraft: TRAVEL AIR 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 79 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8853 , Serial Number: 928, Year manufactured: 1920, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1920
    Registrant (Individual): Gene Rambo, Po Box 85, Dixie, GA 31629

Dixie on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
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