For population 25 years and over in East River:
For population 15 years and over in East River CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (78.6 miles , pop. 76,939).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (93.8 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (742.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Lakeland, GA (1.9 miles ), Du Pont, GA (3.0 miles) , Ray City, GA (3.4 miles ), Moody AFB, GA (3.5 miles ), Naylor, GA (3.5 miles ), Barretts, GA (3.8 miles ), Homerville, GA (4.0 miles ), West Echols, GA (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 31.01 N, Longitude: 83.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 229
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in East River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East River, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East River-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the East River place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/25/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lanier County (6) 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, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00219. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
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Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
East River compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for East River (based on Lanier County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,429 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,759 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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