Dixie Union, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 1,612.
Males: 802  (49.8%)
Females: 810  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31554

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,647 (it was $33,188 in 2000)
Dixie Union:

$38,647
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,396 (it was $15,023 in 2000)

Dixie Union CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,116 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Dixie Union:

$76,116
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $114,459; Detached houses: $173,182; Mobile homes: $47,172
Dixie Union races chart
  • White alone - 1,506 (94.7%)
  • Black alone - 49 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dixie Union: 123.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 158 feet

Land area: 134.5 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixie Union, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Dixie Union:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixie Union CCD:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

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

Dixie Union CCD:  0.9% ($480)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Dixie Union satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (90.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (725.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Waresboro, GA (2.9 miles ), Nicholls, GA (3.3 miles ), Alma, GA (3.4 miles ), Axson, GA (3.5 miles ), Deenwood, GA (3.7 miles ), Sunnyside, GA (3.9 miles ), Rockingham, GA (4.0 miles ), Waycross, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 82.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

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

9.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Rail transportation (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Apparel (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Dixie Union, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dixie Union-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Dixie Union place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 36.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dixie Union-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% 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 172.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Dixie Union center
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 433.0 miles away from the city 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 168.3 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 182.7 miles away from Dixie Union 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 280.1 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 Ware County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Dixie Union:

  • DIALYSIS FACILITY OF ALMA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ALMA, GA)
  • BACON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ALMA, GA)
  • WAYCROSS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • SATILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM IN WAYCROSS, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • BAPTIST VILLAGE, INC. (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • DIALYSIS FACILITIES INC WAYCROSS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixie Union:

  • South Georgia State College (about 20 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • Valdosta State University (about 58 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 59 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 60 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 65 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 84 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 85 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)

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Notable locations in Dixie Union: Moody Dairy Farm (A), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 10 Bickley (B), Ware County Fire / Rescue Station 6 Dixie Union (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dixie Union include: Haywood Church (A), Hephzibah Church (B), New Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (C), Jordan Church (D), Liberty Church (E), Salem Church (F), Dixie Union Church (G), Bickley Church (H), Newbern Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bagley Cemetery (1), Moore Cemetery (2), Chauncey Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: King 0 Lee Lake (A), Gerbin Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dryden Creek (A), Cane Creek (B), Brushy Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ware 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)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00138. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00138
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

13.2%
Whole state:

13.0%

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

4.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Dixie Union compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • 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:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dixie Union CCD (based on Ware County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.43%
Here: 55.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents54.8%18.5%5.8%3.5%2.0%
Congregations31.5%16.4%11.0%1.4%5.5%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.8%1.6%8.2%
Congregations5.5%1.4%1.4%8.2%17.8%
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: 9
Ware County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Ware County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Ware County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Ware County:

28.2%
Georgia:

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

13.1%
State:

14.6%

7.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Pierce County, GA  1.37% ($25,833 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.40% ($28,667)
from Duval County, FL  0.28% ($23,906)


7.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Pierce County, GA  1.46% ($27,259 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.42% ($27,188)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.32% ($28,243)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixie Union:

  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixie Union:

  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWUF (97.7 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASW (91.9 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dixie Union:

  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54CW (Channel 54; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Dixie Union on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
  • #34 (31554) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (31554) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
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