Dock Junction, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 7,721. Population change since 2000: +11.1%
Males: 3,543  (45.9%)
Females: 4,178  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 31523.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,785 (it was $28,371 in 2000)
Dock Junction:

$37,785
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,417 (it was $14,768 in 2000)

Dock Junction CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,832 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Dock Junction:

$106,832
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $284,693; Detached houses: $311,862; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,716; In 2-unit structures: $177,962; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,462; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $905,481; Mobile homes: $70,091

Median gross rent in 2016: $815.

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  • Races in Dock Junction, GA (2010)

    Dock Junction races chart
    • 4,46157.8%White alone
    • 2,12727.5%Black alone
    • 86711.2%Hispanic
    • 1301.7%Two or more races
    • 1151.5%Asian alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dock Junction: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (18.2%), English (5.5%), German (5.5%), Nigerian (3.5%), Italian (2.0%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 9.55 square miles.

Population density: 809 people per square mile   (low).

Dock Junction,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dock Junction:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dock Junction CDP:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

241 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:

3.5%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $787 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $435 (0.5%)

Dock Junction satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (61.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (705.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Country Club Estates, GA (1.5 miles ), Brunswick, GA (1.8 miles ), Everett, GA (2.1 miles ), Thalmann, GA (2.3 miles ), St. Simons, GA (2.8 miles ), Darien, GA (3.5 miles ), Waynesville, GA (4.3 miles ), Woodbine, GA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.20 N, Longitude: 81.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,896 (+27.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 541 (19.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Dock Junction household income distribution Dock Junction home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Dock Junction, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dock Junction-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Dock Junction place center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 2/24/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dock Junction-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from Dock Junction 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 124.3 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 151.6 miles away from the city 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 462.3 miles away from Dock Junction center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.9 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 Glynn County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dock Junction topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dock Junction:

  • CARESOUTH/ ADVANTAGE HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • BRUNSWICK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • SEARS MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • SURGICARE OUTPATIENT CTR OF BRUNSWICK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES ( BRUNSWICK ) (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • FORUM GROUP AT WILDWOOD PARK NSG AND REHAB CTR LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • SOUTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM- BRUNSWICK CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BRUNSWICK, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dock Junction:

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 5 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 58 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Jacksonville University (about 60 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 61 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 61 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 62 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Savannah State University (about 63 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)

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Notable locations in Dock Junction: Ballard Community Building (A), Glynn County Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Outlets Limited Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dock Junction include: Antioch Church (A), Bright Star Church (B), Victory Assembly of God Church (C), Glyndale Church (D), Pine Ridge Baptist Church (E), Open Bible Church (F), New Life Interfaith Christian Church (G), Golden Isles Christian Church (H), Family Life Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Yellow Bluff Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Dock Junction include: Ballard Park (1), Arco Park (2), Madge Merritt Park (3), Paula Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Glynn 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 2013 was 52.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.03
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00278. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00278
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.3%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 74.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.7% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Georgia average:

12.5

Dock Junction travel time to work - commute Dock Junction mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dock Junction CDP (based on Glynn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,27469
Mainline Protestant12,45931
Catholic5,2104
Black Protestant3,02213
Other1,7078
Orthodox401
None35,914-
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: 23
Glynn County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Glynn County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Glynn County:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Glynn County:

29.1%
Georgia:

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

13.5%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dock Junction:

42.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dock Junction:

29.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dock Junction:

20.8%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dock Junction:

11.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Dock Junction:

34.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Dock Junction:

52.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dock Junction, GA Residents

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Glynn County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McIntosh County, GA  0.42% ($29,744 average AGI)
from Camden County, GA  0.38% ($27,933)
from Brantley County, GA  0.34% ($24,705)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,402 average AGI)
Glynn County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brantley County, GA  0.37% ($26,816 average AGI)
to Camden County, GA  0.33% ($29,789)
to McIntosh County, GA  0.27% ($28,520)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dock Junction:

  • WGIG (1440 AM; 5 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WSFN (790 AM; 3 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)
  • WMOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dock Junction:

  • WXMK (105.9 FM; DOCK JUNCTION, GA; Owner: GOLDEN ISLES BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRJY (104.1 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GOLDEN ISLES BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAYR-FM (90.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC)
  • WBGA (107.7 FM; DARIEN, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W220DH (91.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHFX (92.7 FM; ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWIO-FM (88.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGCO (98.3 FM; MIDWAY, GA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W229AF (90.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPT (88.3 FM; JESUP, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WWEZ-LP (94.7 FM; ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA; Owner: ST. SIMONS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dock Junction:

  • W33AL (Channel 33; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 383m1,257ftTotal length
  • $66,269,000Total costs
  • 532,880Total average daily traffic
  • 32,454Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11960-1969
  • 201970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dock Junction, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$140,05923$127,042117$125,8974$76,7651$70,52031$104,3802$66,145
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,7900$05$126,0041$77,8801$4,416,8800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$115,0834$72,89336$121,5955$65,5460$05$67,8161$42,920
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$84,0572$122,32028$177,9890$01$97,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$44,7604$162,1330$00$02$177,9600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00 , 0007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$164,1703$132,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.00 , 0007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Dock Junction compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Dock Junction on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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