For population 25 years and over in Eatonton:
For population 15 years and over in Eatonton city:
161 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $363 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (37.3 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (65.8 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (633.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Phoenix, GA (2.7 miles ), Little River, GA (2.8 miles ), Shady Dale, GA (3.6 miles ), Godfrey, GA (3.7 miles ), Devereux, GA (3.9 miles ), Buckhead, GA (4.1 miles ), Monticello, GA (4.2 miles ), Madison, GA (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 33.33 N, Longitude: 83.39 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,055 (+16.1%)
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Eatonton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Eatonton tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+5.9%).
Work and jobs in Eatonton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Eatonton, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Eatonton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Eatonton city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/24/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Eatonton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% 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 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from Eatonton center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from Eatonton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joel Chandler Harris - Journalist, Alice Walker - (born 1944), author, Jimmy Carnes - Track and field athlete, S. Truett Cathy - Restaurateur, Dale Van Sickel - College football player, Lucius Quintus Cincinatus Lamar II - Lawyer, Thomas G. Lawson - Politician.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Eatonton and their reported violations in the past:EATONTON (Population served: 6473, Surface_water):
Past health violations:WAHSEGA 4-H CENTER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:USFS-LAKE SINCLAIR REC. CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUGAR CREEK FARMS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUGAR CREEK FARMS POA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Eatonton in 2000:
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Banks with branches in Eatonton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Eatonton (based on Putnam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Eatonton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,036 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:
7.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,586 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Eatonton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 972
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eatonton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eatonton, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eatonton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eatonton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.