East Griffin, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 1,451. Population change since 2000: -11.3%
Males: 644  (44.4%)
Females: 807  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 30223, 30224.

East Griffin Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,400 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
East Griffin:

$39,400
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,998 (it was $13,041 in 2000)

East Griffin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,769 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
East Griffin:

$73,769
GA:

$166,800

Median gross rent in 2016: $814.

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  • Races in East Griffin, GA (2016)

    East Griffin races chart
    • 86260.8%White alone
    • 46032.4%Black alone
    • 493.5%Hispanic
    • 171.2%Asian alone
    • 110.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Griffin: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.6%), English (7.0%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.55 square miles.

Population density: 938 people per square mile   (low).

East Griffin,GA real estate house value index trend

East Griffin, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in East Griffin:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Griffin CDP:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 26.4%

30 residents are foreign born (1.1% Africa, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This place:

2.1%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,197 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $771 (0.7%)

East Griffin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (37.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (624.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Griffin, GA (1.5 miles ), Experiment, GA (1.8 miles ), Orchard Hill, GA (2.0 miles ), Heron Bay, GA (2.7 miles ), Sunny Side, GA (2.8 miles) , Williamson, GA (2.9 miles ), Milner, GA (3.0 miles ), Rover, GA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.24 N, Longitude: 84.23 W

East Griffin household income distribution East Griffin home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in East Griffin, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Griffin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the East Griffin place center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.5 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Griffin-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 109.7 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 118.1 miles away from East Griffin 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 175.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 177.7 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 230.3 miles away from East Griffin center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 238.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spalding County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Griffin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Griffin:

  • DAVITA INC GRIFFIN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • SPALDING REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • GRIFFIN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • RENAISSANCE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF GRIFFIN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • SPALDING CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)
  • AMEDISYS NORTHWEST LLC D/B/A AMEDISY HH OF GRIFFIN (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GRIFFIN, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Griffin:

  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 4 miles; Griffin, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,168)
  • Gordon State College (about 15 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Clayton State University (about 26 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 32 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 34 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 35 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Spelman College (about 37 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)

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Churches in East Griffin include: Victory Temple Assembly of God Church (A), Central Lake Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Central Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Spalding County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.4. This is about average.

City:

80.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.2%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
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: 0.0% of all households
7 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:

10.6
Georgia average:

12.5

East Griffin travel time to work - commute East Griffin mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for East Griffin CDP (based on Spalding County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,19174
Mainline Protestant6,69323
Catholic1,8921
Black Protestant1,5868
Other1,4556
None17,256-
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: 16
Spalding County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Spalding County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Spalding County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Spalding County:

31.7%
Georgia:

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

11.4%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Griffin:

43.3%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Griffin:

35.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
East Griffin:

28.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Griffin:

24.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Griffin:

11.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

31.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.5%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Griffin, GA Residents

8.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
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 Henry County, GA  1.22% ($29,162 average AGI)
from Clayton County, GA  0.78% ($24,959)
from Pike County, GA  0.52% ($32,272)


8.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.26%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Spalding County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henry County, GA  1.29% ($28,534 average AGI)
to Clayton County, GA  0.90% ($20,645)
to Lamar County, GA  0.61% ($26,707)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Griffin:

  • WKEU (1450 AM; 1 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: WLT & ASSOCIATES)
  • WHIE (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: CHAPPELL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Griffin:

  • W290AG (105.9 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around East Griffin:

  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$75,80016$60,52610$52,4461$61,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$79,1901$35,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$98,6500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1609.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$80,2484$87,0481$68,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$58,3900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1609.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

East Griffin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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