Douglas, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 11,872 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 5,360  (45.2%)
Females: 6,512  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31533, 31535.

Douglas Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,397 (it was $27,946 in 2000)
Douglas:

$29,397
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,101 (it was $15,652 in 2000)

Douglas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,066 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Douglas:

$80,066
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $112,205; Detached houses: $123,009; Townhouses or other attached units: $218,341; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $50,036; Mobile homes: $37,447

Median gross rent in 2012: $604.

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Douglas races chart
  • Black alone - 6,243 (52.4%)
  • White alone - 4,492 (37.7%)
  • Hispanic - 755 (6.3%)
  • Other race alone - 255 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 105 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Douglas: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.5%), United States (9.4%), Irish (6.4%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), German (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 259 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 921 people per square mile   (low).

Douglas,GA real estate house value index trend

Douglas, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Douglas:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Douglas city:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

715 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia).

This city:  6.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Douglas, Georgia as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Douglas to the number of sex offenders is 150 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $706 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $588 (0.6%)

Douglas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (77.7 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (108.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (728.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Broxton, GA (2.9 miles ), West Green, GA (3.0 miles ), Ambrose, GA (3.4 miles ), Nicholls, GA (3.5 miles ), Pearson, GA (3.8 miles ), Willacoochee, GA (4.1 miles ), Holt, GA (4.1 miles ), Denton, GA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.51 N, Longitude: 82.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,656 (+72.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,433 (83.2%)

Area code: 912

Douglas household income distribution Douglas home values distribution

Crime rates in Douglas by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2012
Murders 13001001
per 100,000 8.327.50.00.09.10.00.08.6
Rapes 779377718
per 100,000 57.964.280.927.764.062.261.0154.3
Robberies 1419141119193042
per 100,000 115.7174.4125.8101.7173.8168.8261.4360.1
Assaults 1601079076811079253
per 100,000 1322.6982.0809.0702.7740.9950.7801.6454.4
Burglaries 260243182218269243258231
per 100,000 2149.32230.21636.02015.72460.72159.02248.01980.3
Thefts 1,2821,1901,0381,0611,3971,190909836
per 100,000 10597.710921.49330.39810.412779.010573.17920.27166.7
Auto thefts 8882826483824324
per 100,000 727.5752.6737.1591.8759.2728.6374.7205.7
Arson N/A4112N/A20
per 100,000 N/A36.79.09.218.3N/A17.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.3) 908.7921.2740.9707.2926.4843.1723.3713.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Douglas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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

Average climate in Douglas, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Douglas city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglas-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 164.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from Douglas 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 429.6 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 262.0 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) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from Douglas 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 181.9 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 Coffee County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: G. Wayne Clough - Civil engineer, Terry Bowden - Football player and coach, Jennifer Nettles - Acoustic guitarist, Matt Childers - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Dec 3, 1978), Lyn Lott - Professional golfer, Greg Walker (baseball) - Baseball player, Jerry McQuaig - Baseball player, Riccardo Ingram - Baseball player, Willis Crockett - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Douglas:

  • COFFEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1101 OCILLA ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF COFFEE REGIONAL MC (1101 OCILLA RD.)
  • DOUGLAS DIALYSIS (190 WESTSIDE DRIVE)
  • FAIR HAVEN CONVALESCENT HOME (210 S COFFEE BOX 270)
  • SHADY ACRES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (1310 WEST GORDON STREET)

Airports located in Douglas:

Colleges/Universities in Douglas:

  • South Georgia State College (Full-time enrollment: 2,507; Location: 100 W College Park Dr; Public; Website: www.sgsc.edu)
  • South Georgia College (Location: 100 W College Pk Dr; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Douglas:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 40 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 53 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 53 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany State University (about 77 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 79 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 81 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • East Georgia State College (about 82 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

Public high school in Douglas:

Private high schools in Douglas:

  • CITIZENS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 277; Location: 1548 HWY 158 W BAKER; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 1179 THOMPSON DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Douglas:

See full list of schools located in Douglas

Library in Douglas:

  • SATILLA REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $631,891; Location: 200 S. MADISON AVENUE, SUITE D; 131,394 books; 1,333 audio materials; 1,681 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Douglas: Douglas Country Club (A), Southwest Industrial Park (B), Northwest Industrial Park (C), Perimeter West Industrial Park (D), Douglas Fire Department Station 2 (E), Douglas Fire Department Station 1 (F), Douglas Fire Department Station 3 (G), William S Smith Library (H), Walter R Wilson Agricultural Arena (I), Satilla Regional Library (J), Douglas City Hall (K), Coffee County Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Douglas include: Everette Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Church of the Holy God (B), Pine Street Church of God (C), Last Days True Holiness Mission (D), Hispanic Baptist Mission (E), Hebron Baptist Church (F), Grace Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Douglas City Cemetery (1), Ward Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Douglas include: Whispering Pines Park (1), Wheeler Park (2), Unity Park (3), Roundtree Center Park (4), Wade Field (5), Eastside Park (6), Emma Wade Park (7), Faircloth Field (8), Jardine Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Benton's Motel (1660 Peterson Avenue South), Douglas-Days Inn (907 Peterson Ave N), Hampton Inn Douglas (1604 South Peterson Avenue), A Step In Time Bed And Breakfast (315 East Sellers Street).

Coffee 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 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00138
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Douglas and their reported violations in the past:

DOUGLAS (Population served: 10,688, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2007)
COFFEE COUNTY - OAK PARK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 1,635, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BAY MEADOWS ESTATES (Population served: 1,170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
EVANS TRAILER PARK #2 (Population served: 239, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2001), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-1998 to JUN-23-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHEROKEE HEIGHTS MHP (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CROSSWINDS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • COUNTRY LIVING MHP (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 55.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
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

People in group quarters in Douglas in 2010:

  • 332 people in college/university student housing
  • 264 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Douglas in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Douglas compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Douglas (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Douglas Westside Branch, Douglas Northside Branch, Douglas Main Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Colony Bank: South Perimeter Branch at 1351 Southeast Bowens Mill Road, branch established on 1999/09/08; Douglas Office at 675 West Ward Street, branch established on 1999/09/08. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, headquarters in Fitzgerald, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Ameris Bank: Douglas Branch at 901 Bowens Mill Road, Sw, branch established on 2006/07/17; Douglas Branch at 100 South Pearl Avenue, branch established on 1938/12/15. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Douglas Main Branch at 201 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1945/07/05; Southside Branch at 800 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1971/05/07. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Douglas National Bank: at 211 East Ward Street, branch established on 2001/11/19. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $156.1 mil, Deposits: $136.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dnb Financial Services, Inc.
  • First National Bank South: Fnb South Branch at 914 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 2001/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $313.4 mil, Deposits: $274.1 mil, headquarters in Alma, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Of The South East, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Douglas Branch at 434 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1935/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Southeastern Bank: Douglas Branch at 620 South Peterson Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $416.6 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Darien, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Banking Corporation
  • Atlantic Coast Bank: Douglas Branch at 1390 Gaskin Avenue, branch established on 1997/03/31. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $789.8 mil, Deposits: $510.1 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, FL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Douglas, Georgia:

  • Super 8 Motel Douglas, 1610 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31533 , Phone: (912) 384-0886
  • The Inn At Douglas, 1009 N Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31533 , Phone: (912) 384-2621
  • Jameson Inn Douglas, 1628 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31535 , Phone: (912) 384-9432
  • Hampton Inn Douglas, 12604 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31533 , Phone: (912) 383-7550
  • Hampton Inn-Douglas, 1604 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31535 , Phone: (912) 383-7550, Fax: (912) 383-7549
  • Quality Inn, 1750 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31533 , Phone: (912) 383-0433, Fax: (912) 383-7274
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1636 S Peterson Ave, Douglas, GA 31534 , Phone: (912) 384-2469, Fax: (912) 384-1135
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Douglas, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Douglas city (based on Coffee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.38%
Here: 44.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOld Missionary Baptists Associations
Adherents54.6%16.1%9.5%4.8%3.8%
Congregations35.8%14.9%13.4%3.0%10.4%
NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents3.8%2.0%1.4%1.3%2.6%
Congregations1.5%3.0%3.0%6.0%9.0%
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: 6
Coffee County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Coffee County:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

31.1%
Georgia:

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

19.6%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$41,499$31,1241$164
Other Government Administration 3$19,441$77,7647$2,200
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,050
Police Protection - Officers 35$116,047$39,7880$0
Police - Other 7$21,637$37,0920$0
Firefighters 33$102,037$37,1048$240
Fire - Other 1$2,455$29,4600$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,298$29,2980$0
Airports 2$5,203$31,2182$1,337
Solid Waste Management 8$20,260$30,3900$0
Sewerage 18$49,051$32,7010$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,382$35,07310$1,654
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$11,307$45,2280$0
Water Supply 15$47,165$37,7320$0
Electric Power 10$40,800$48,9600$0
Gas Supply 7$22,698$38,9110$0
Other and Unallocable 34$91,454$32,2781$903
Totals for Government 212$643,734$36,43831$8,548

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($42.03)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($40.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $423,000 ($35.63)
    Sewerage: $379,000 ($31.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $311,000 ($26.20)
    Electric Utilities: $132,000 ($11.12)
    Air Transportation: $92,000 ($7.75)
    Gas Utilities: $65,000 ($5.48)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $17,257,000 ($1453.59)
    Gas Utilities: $4,717,000 ($397.32)
    Police Protection: $2,073,000 ($174.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,653,000 ($139.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,628,000 ($137.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,617,000 ($136.20)
    Central Staff Services: $1,313,000 ($110.60)
    Water Utilities: $1,257,000 ($105.88)
    Sewerage: $845,000 ($71.18)
    Regular Highways: $807,000 ($67.98)
    General - Other: $719,000 ($60.56)
    Financial Administration: $436,000 ($36.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $423,000 ($35.63)
    Air Transportation: $280,000 ($23.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $102,000 ($8.59)
    Health Services - Other: $73,000 ($6.15)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($4.21)
    Corrections - Other: $48,000 ($4.04)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($3.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $305,000 ($25.69)
    Libraries: $109,000 ($9.18)
    Corrections: $48,000 ($4.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $470,000 ($39.59)
    Electric Utilities: $262,000 ($22.07)
    Police Protection: $179,000 ($15.08)
    Gas Utilities: $177,000 ($14.91)
    Fire Protection: $135,000 ($11.37)
    Housing & Community Development: $120,000 ($10.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($6.49)
    Libraries: $59,000 ($4.97)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($4.13)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($2.78)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($2.27)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($2.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($1.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,834,000 ($575.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $451,000 ($37.99)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $204,000 ($17.18)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,480,000 ($124.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,442,000 ($121.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $263,000 ($22.15)
    All Other: $43,000 ($3.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($2.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,612,000 ($135.78)
    All Other: $423,000 ($35.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $580,000 ($48.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $408,000 ($34.37)
    Rents: $101,000 ($8.51)
    Property Sale Other: $58,000 ($4.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $19,457,000 ($1638.90)
    Gas Utilities: $4,838,000 ($407.51)
    Water Utilities: $2,220,000 ($186.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $263,000 ($22.15)
    Highways: $170,000 ($14.32)
  • Tax - Property: $1,384,000 ($116.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $558,000 ($47.00)
    NEC: $324,000 ($27.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $296,000 ($24.93)
    Public Utilities: $255,000 ($21.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,401,000 ($791.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $8,820,000 ($742.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $581,000 ($48.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,830,000 ($406.84)

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.66% ($20,975 average AGI)
from Bacon County, GA  0.24% ($22,207)
from Ware County, GA  0.21% ($20,000)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Atkinson County, GA  0.42% ($19,275 average AGI)
to Bacon County, GA  0.30% ($20,757)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.30% ($15,595)

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, 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)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, 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)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WULS (103.7 FM; BROXTON, GA; Owner: ROUNDTREE-CARVER ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • W236AB (95.1 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Douglas:

  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Douglas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $172,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,160
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 52,740
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Douglas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Douglas, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Douglas)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Douglas)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 145
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Douglas

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Douglas, GA
Most common first names in Douglas, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15376.7 years
James15169.6 years
John11271.5 years
William11270.8 years
George7172.4 years
Willie6772.7 years
Annie5778.9 years
Robert5668.5 years
Henry4770.5 years
Charles4568.4 years
Most common last names in Douglas, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12170.7 years
Williams9871.6 years
Davis8570.8 years
Harper8472.7 years
Lott7074.6 years
Vickers6975.7 years
Johnson6871.7 years
Adams6373.6 years
Moore5669.6 years
Anderson5166.8 years
Businesses in Douglas, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quality1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1

Douglas on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 (31535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jordanian first ancestries"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Cecil Holt (2)
  • Anita Faith Coates (1)
  • Linda Carolyn Gillis (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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