Ellenton, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 280 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
Males: 106  (38.2%)
Females: 174  (61.8%)
Median resident age:  65.0 years
Georgia median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 31747.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $17,212 (it was $32,857 in 2000)
Ellenton:

$17,212
GA:

$51,244

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,120 (it was $11,924 in 2000)

Ellenton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $51,953 (it was $18,600 in 2000)
Ellenton:

$51,953
GA:

$159,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $69,398; Detached houses: $91,863; Mobile homes: $23,787

Median gross rent in 2015: $314.

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  • Races in Ellenton, GA (2010)

    Ellenton races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ellenton: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (71.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 353 people per square mile   (very low).

Ellenton, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Ellenton:

  • High school or higher: 40.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellenton town:

  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 25.1%
  • Divorced: 29.2%

5 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America).

This town:

4.5%
Georgia:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $207 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $331 (0.8%)

Ellenton satellite photo by USGS

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

Ellenton household income distribution Ellenton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +109 (+48.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (73%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Information (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (73%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Ellenton, Georgia

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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 the city 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 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 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 Ellenton 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 28.7%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.6
Georgia average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ellenton town (based on Colquitt County data)

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
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

15.7%
State:

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 Government Administration 0$0 1$1,196
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,082

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($71.43)
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $110,000 ($392.86)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($289.29)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($128.57)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($89.29)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($21.43)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($7.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($32.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($53.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($32.14)
    General Support: $9,000 ($32.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($78.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($85.71)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($64.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($50.00)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($25.00)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $42,000 ($150.00)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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 Tift County, GA  0.46% ($20,397 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.45% ($19,984)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.35% ($16,229)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Tift County, GA  0.58% ($20,525 average AGI)
to Thomas County, GA  0.40% ($13,125)
to Dougherty County, GA  0.34% ($21,468)

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 20, 1993 06:31 PM, 479, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $123,000Total costs
  • 2,170Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,255Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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

  • ELLENTON (Population served: 403, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

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.
  • 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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