Ellenton, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 286 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.9%
Males: 118  (41.6%)
Females: 168  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

64.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31747.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $16,350 (it was $32,857 in 2000)
Ellenton:

$16,350
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,268 (it was $11,924 in 2000)

Ellenton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,211 (it was $18,600 in 2000)
Ellenton:

$51,211
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $58,258; detached houses: $75,102; mobile homes: $32,585

Median gross rent in 2017: $331.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ellenton: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.0%
(42.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ellenton, GA (2010)
    • 18264.8%White alone
    • 5519.6%Hispanic
    • 4114.6%Black alone
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ellenton, Georgia as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellenton is 134 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (46.7%), English (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 360 people per square mile   (very low).

Ellenton, Georgia map

6 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This town:

4.8%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $236 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $355 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (44.2 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (129.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (709.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Berlin, GA (2.8 miles ),
Norman Park, GA (2.9 miles ),
Sparks, GA (3.0 miles ),
Lenox, GA (3.1 miles ),
Adel, GA (3.2 miles ),
Omega, GA (3.4 miles ),
Moultrie, GA (3.4 miles ),
Barney, GA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 31.18 N, Longitude: 83.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Distribution of median household income in Ellenton, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ellenton, GA in 2017
Ellenton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +109 (+48.0%).
Most common industries in Ellenton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Machinery (7.5%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.0%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Ellenton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electricians (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.1%)
  • Electricians (11.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in Ellenton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ellenton-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Ellenton town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 tornado 24.0 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellenton-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 197.2 miles away from Ellenton 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 387.5 miles away from Ellenton 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 218.1 miles away from Ellenton 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 258.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the city 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 264.0 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 Colquitt County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellenton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ellenton:

  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - MOULTRIE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • COOK SENIOR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ADEL, GA)
  • DCA OF ADEL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ADEL, GA)
  • MOULTRIE REST AWHILE NH INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • COLQUITT REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • COLQUITT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)
  • SOUTHERNCARE MOULTRIE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MOULTRIE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellenton:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 22 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 25 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 29 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany State University (about 43 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 44 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 47 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • South Georgia State College (about 49 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Colquitt County Volunteer Firefighters Association Station 71 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Colquitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

  • ELLENTON (Population served: 403, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

17 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ellenton:

Marital status in Ellenton, GA
  • Never married: 6.0%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ellenton:

  • High school or higher: 56.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.1
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ellenton, GA (based on Colquitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,87073
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,3001
Black Protestant8947
Other5262
None19,205-
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
Colquitt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Colquitt County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Colquitt County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Colquitt County:

30.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Colquitt County:

15.7%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ellenton:

38.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Ellenton:

28.5
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ellenton:

10.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

30.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Ellenton:

50.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ellenton:

77.6%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ellenton, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$886
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,196
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,082

Ellenton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($160.84)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($94.41)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($62.94)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($45.45)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($20.98)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($17.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($6.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,000 ($3.50)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($3.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,000 ($94.41)

Ellenton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($90.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $4,000 ($13.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($3.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($139.86)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($136.36)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $13,000 ($45.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($31.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($10.49)

Ellenton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000 ($269.23)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Thomas County, GA  0.54% ($25,882 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  0.53% ($30,867)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.34% ($35,979)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Thomas County, GA  0.45% ($30,047 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.44% ($26,730)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.35% ($28,408)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellenton:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBS (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: CHRIST IN YOU THE HOPE OF GLORY CHURCH, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellenton:

  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; LAKELAND, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WABR (91.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMM, COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Ellenton:

  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)

Ellenton fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2017 03:54 PM, Moultrie Lenox Road, Lat: 31.258108, Lon: -83.555433, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1993 06:31 PM, 479, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.8mTotal length
  • $8,509,000Total costs
  • 20,130Total average daily traffic
  • 192Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,195Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ellenton, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ellenton, GA
Most common first names in Ellenton, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John675.4 years
James669.2 years
Charles360.6 years
Mary372.0 years
William375.7 years
Robert355.3 years
Earnest280.4 years
Estelle279.6 years
Hattie268.6 years
Johnnie286.0 years
Most common last names in Ellenton, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Castleberry1070.2 years
Baker574.4 years
Folsom467.3 years
Futch476.5 years
Williams469.0 years
Hart383.4 years
Vickers383.7 years
Hutchinson373.0 years
Nicholson284.4 years
Beck265.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ellenton, GA
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ellenton, GA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Ellenton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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